Joseph A. Matthews, Jr.

(Retired January 1, 2013)


Washington & Lee University, B.A., cum laude, 1968

University of Virginia, J.D., 1971

Bar & Court Admissions:

Virginia, 1971

U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

U. S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia

Classes & Seminars Taught:

Member, Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism

Honors, Awards & Affiliations:

Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America,” 2001-2011

Listed in “Virginia Super Lawyers, Civil Litigation Defense”

Omicron Delta Kappa

University of Virginia Law Review

Editorial Board, 1969-1971

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers, 2002

Virginia State Committee, 2004-2008

Fellow: Virginia Law Foundation

Roanoke Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

International Association of Defense Counsel

Defense Research Institute

Master Emeritus, Ted Dalton American Inn of Court


JAGC, U.S. Navy, Active Duty 1971-1975