Justin advises creditors and debtors through the debt collection and bankruptcy processes and represents businesses in complex commercial disputes in Virginia's state and federal courts.

Get To Know Justin

Justin is a principal in Woods Rogers’s Roanoke office. His practice focuses on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights and commercial litigation.

Justin has experience as a first chair for jury trials and has briefed and argued numerous dispositive motions in state and federal court. Before joining Woods Rogers, Justin served as a law clerk to Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia. He also gained experience as an associate at a civil defense firm in Roanoke.

Immediately after law school, Justin completed two clerkships. The first was with the judges of the Circuit Court of Roanoke City, and the second was with Justice LeRoy F. Millette, Jr., of the Supreme Court of Virginia. During law school, Justin was a research editor for the George Mason Law Review. The journal selected his student comment for publication. Since law school, he has continued to publish articles on various legal issues, including in the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys’ Journal of Civil Litigation.

Justin is an active member of many state and local bar groups. He served on the Board of Directors of the Roanoke Bar Association and is currently serving as the treasurer of the Ted Dalton American Inn of Court. He is also involved in several community organizations, including the Grandin Theatre Foundation.



The Honorable Elizabeth K. Dillon, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia


George Mason University School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Brigham Young University, B.A.



U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia



  • Federal Bar Association, Roanoke Chapter
  • Grandin Theatre Foundation
  • Roanoke Bar Association
  • Ted Dalton American Inn of Court

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