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Pender & Coward's litigation attorneys have decades of experience in litigation in all areas of civil and criminal law, in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. Clients include local and national businesses, financial institutions, governmental entities, as well as individuals, whenever defense or prosecution of a lawsuit is needed in any area of the law.

Clients can be confident that a senior partner heads every litigation team. Our litigation lawyers handle all civil claims, torts or contracts, whether plaintiff or defendant. We also provide defense in criminal and traffic cases in all courts. Our senior trial lawyers have experience with hundreds of jury trials with successful outcomes presenting and defending appeals in all appellate courts, including Virginia Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court.

Pender & Coward clients can be confident in receiving quality legal representation with the knowledge that a senior partner with 20 to more than 40 years’ litigation experience heads up every litigation team. Our highly experienced attorneys achieve a positive outcome for clients handling the most challenging cases.