Charles F. Midkiff

Charles F. Midkiff

Director
President
Location:
Richmond, Virginia
Phone:
804-340-6304
Fax:
804-560-5997
Email:
email

 

Areas of Practice

  • Energy Law
  • Professional Malpractice Liability Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1970
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • College of William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1970
    • Honors: Graduate of the Year, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, 1970
    • Law Review: William and Mary Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 1969 - 1970
  • Old Dominion University
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1968

Published Works

  • "Surviving Litigation: How to Avoid or Defend a Malpractice Suit", American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, July, 1989
  • "Virginia Workers' Compensation", (Co-Author), Virginia State Bar, 1987
  • "Virginia Workers' Compensation", (Co-Author), Virginia State Bar, 1990
  • "Virginia Workers' Compensation", (Co-Author), Virginia State Bar, 1992
  • "Virginia Workers' Compensation", (Co-Author), Virginia State Bar, 1994
  • "Virginia Workers' Compensation", (Co-Author), Virginia State Bar, 1998
  • "Americans with Disabilities Act: Impact on Employers", (Co-Author), Virginia Bar Association Journal, 1992

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, "Americans with Disabilities Act: Impact on Employers", Virginia Bar Association, 1992
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Meetings of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Bermuda, 1985
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Meetings of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Roanoke, 1986
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Meetings of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Williamsburg, 1992
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Meetings of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Auditing and Tax Conference, 1989
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Meetings of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Auditing and Tax Conference, 1991
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Meetings of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Auditing and Tax Conference, 1994
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Meetings of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Auditing and Tax Conference, 1996
  • Guest Speaker, Annual Meetings of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Auditing and Tax Conference, 1998 - 2000
  • Guest Speaker, Federal Bar Association on Regulatory Issues
  • Guest Speaker on the Defense of Attorneys, Accountants, Insurance Agents, and Workers' Compensation Claims

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 1995 - 2018
  • "Legal Elite Attorneys in Virginia" (Employment Law), Virginia Business Magazine, 2005 - 2008
  • "Super Lawyers in Virginia", Richmond Magazine, 2006 - 2017
  • Co-defense Counsel in the First Randomly Selected Jury Trial in Military History, Time Magazine (1971). Defeated IRS Tax Lien in U.S. Federal Court (Richmond), Wall Street Journal (1974)
  • Awarded Bronze Star During Service in Vietnam
  • Virginia Top Lawyers, 2011 - 2016
  • Certified Master Scuba Diver

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar, Administrative Law Section, Chairman/Board of Governors, 1977 - 1981
  • American Bar Association, Natural Resources Section, Vice-Chairman/Natural Gas Transportation Committee, 1986 - 1990
  • American Public Power Association, Legal Section, Member
  • Old Dominion University Research Foundation, Board of Trustees, President, 2001-2002, 1987 - 2003
  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • American Judicature Society, Member
  • U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society, Member
  • Richmond Bar Association, Member
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Member
  • Governor's Advisory Commission on Workers' Compensation, Commissioner, 1992 - 1993