• Davis Law Group Team

Our Team

Douglas W. Davis

Attorney, Managing Partner Education: BA, Oral Roberts University J.D., O.W. Coburn School of Law at Oral Roberts University Admissions: Virginia State Bar US Supreme Court United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Eight Circuit Court of Appeals…

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SuAnne Hardee Bryant

Attorney Education: B.A. cum laude in Social Sciences, Virginia Wesleyan College J.D., California Western School of Law Admissions: Virginia State Bar United States District Court – Eastern District of VA United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit United States…

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John M. McCormick

Attorney Education: B.A., Liberty University J.D., Regent University School of Law Admissions: Virginia State Bar North Carolina State Bar Supreme Court of Virginia United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Areas of Focus: Business and Corporate Law Real Estate Transactions Community Involvement and Awards: Commissioner, City of…

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Jacob J. “Jake” Balderson

Attorney Education: BS in Finance – Oral Roberts University J.D., Regent University Admissions: Virginia State Bar Areas of Focus: Estate Planning Estate Administration Trust Administration Community Involvement: Board Member, Oaktree Academy Professional Background: I have lived in Chesapeake for 22 years and I have always enjoyed working with people through…

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Douglas H. Cook

Attorney, of Counsel Education: B.A. 1978, Magna cum laude, Miami University J.D. 1983, with Honors, Ohio State University College of Law. Admissions: Arizona State Bar Virginia State Bar District of Columbia Bar Association Areas of Focus: Tort Nonprofit and Charitable Law Tax Exemption Insurance Law Publications: Cases and Materials on…

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Lyndsey Thornton

Paralegal Years in Practice: Since 2016 Education: BA, Old Dominion University Areas of Focus: Litigation Professional Background: I have worked special events, university administration and sales and recruitment before coming to Davis Law Group. Community Involvement: Member, Redeemer Church Life Influences: I greatly admire both of my parents for their…

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Melissa Kalder

Paralegal, Estate and Trust Administration Years in Practice: Since 2016 Education: BA, Oral Roberts University Areas of Focus: Estate Administration Trust Administration Professional Background: I grew up in Texas and went to school in Oklahoma. Shortly after college, I worked as a paralegal for a year, an executive assistant in…

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Jacob Tise

Paralegal Years in Practice: Since 2017 Education: BS, Liberty University Areas of Focus: Real Estate Professional Background: I worked in hospitality management and government sales before coming to Davis Law Group. Community Involvement: Member, Redemption Church Life Influences: My grandmother was one of the greatest influences in my life. She…

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Lorri Bennett

Receptionist Years in practice: 7 years Areas of focus: Front desk reception and phone calls Office maintenance Assistance with Real Estate Files Assistance with Estate Files Professional Background: I began working in the medical field in 1988, working in an Ophthalmologists’ office. After that, I worked for several years with…

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Dee Palmer

Special Projects Coordinator; Administrative Assistant Years in Practice: 11 years in law; 7 years at DLG Educational Background: Paralegal Certificate from Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA Areas of focus: Client billing Electronic database organization, work streamlining and operational productivity Administrative support to attorneys, paralegal staff and receptionist Professional Background:…

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Cheryl Davis

Accounts Manager Years in Practice: 7 Areas of focus: Maintain all of the accounting and financial transactions of the firm Favorite things about my job: I enjoy working with the finances and making sure we always balance accounts to the penny!  I also love working with the wonderful team at…

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Sharon Mead Williams

Senior Paralegal, Trust and Estate Administration Years in Practice: 25 Education: Paralegal Certification, Old Dominion University B.S. Psychology, Regent University M.S., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Regent University Areas of Focus: Trust and Estate Administration Real Estate Domestic Law Licensed Title Underwriter Community Involvement: Member, Real Life Christian Church Volunteer, P.I.N.…

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Christen Davis

Paralegal, Business and Corporate Law and Estate Planning Years in Practice: 5 Education: Tidewater Community College Areas of Focus: Business Transactions Estate and Business Succession Planning Contracts Church Law Professional Background: I have worked in administrative and customer service positions for several years, including five years as the Administrative Assistant…

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