Nate Lavinder Adams

Nate Lavinder Adams

Winchester, VA

  • user-graduate Education Washington & Lee University
  • Experience 41 years of experience year
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Practice Areas

Business Law
Estate Planning
Employment Law
Personal Injury
Workers' Compensation
Business Law

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Virginia


Nate L. Adams, III, was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1981. Since that time, he has tried or argued cases at every level of the Virginia Courts and, with the sole exception of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Federal Courts. He concentrates his practice in business law, incorporation law, workers' compensation, creditor's rights, employment law for both employers and employees, domestic relations, and personal injury.Mr. Adams is a graduate of the College of William and Mary (A.B., 1977) and the Washington and Lee University School of Law (J.D., 1981).Mr. Adams is active in the Winchester community, currently serving on the Handley Board of Trustees and as its designated representative to the Board of Directors for the Winchester Education Foundation. He has also served on the Winchester Planning Commission as its Chairman, and as President of the Board of Directors for Blue Ridge Hospice. He has also previously served on the Winchester-Frederick Economic Development Commission and its Executive Committee, the Winchester Board of Zoning Appeals as its Chairman, the President's Roundtable for Shenandoah University, and is a co-founder and former director of the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum.In addition, Mr. Adams has participated in the Frederick County Schools' Gifted Independent Studies Program for over ten years, mentoring junior and senior high school students. He has also mentored students from Shenandoah University who have an interest in the legal field.Mr. Adams served as the President of the Winchester- Frederick County Bar Association from 2013 through 2014.

Professional Experience

  • Law Clerk
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
    1981 - 1983

Professional Associations

  • Handley Board of Trustees
    Board of Trustees
    2013 - Current


  • Washington & Lee University
    J.D. (1981)


  • 2018 Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award
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