William D. Ashwell

William D. Ashwell

  • Business Law, Criminal Law, Family Law ...
  • Virginia
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- Virginia, 2012
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia
- Supreme Court of the United States of America

- University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
J.D. - 2012
Honors: Moot Court - Team Member, 2010-2011
- Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia
B.A. - 2008
Major: English

- United States v. Bosyk, 933 F3d 319 (4th Cir. 2019) cert denied, 140 S. Ct. 1124 (U.S. Feb. 24, 2020)(No. 19-860), 2019.
- Shepherd v. Conde, 797 S.E.2d 750 (Va. 2017)
- Chacey v. Garvey, 781 S.E.2d 357, (Va. 2015)
- Weatherholt v. Commonwealth, 839 S.E.2d 492 (Va. 2020)
- Spell v. Commonwealth, 851 S.E.2d 83 (2020)
- St. John v. Thompson, 854 S.E.2d 648 (2021)


- Land Use and Zoning: Navigate Land Use/Zoning Regulations, Permitting Issues, Disputes and More; National Business Institute, July 20, 2017
- How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out), National Business Institute, October 31, 2017
- Protecting Your Business, Family and Future, Greater Piedmont REALTORS, February 21, 2018
- Local Government Law - Start to Finish; Government Attorney Ethics - Protect Your Client and Yourself, National Business Institute, February 23, 2018
- Road and Easement Law A to Z: Establishing Easements; National Business Institute, April 9, 2018

- Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017 - 2022


- Virginia State Bar, 7th District Disciplinary Committee
- Fauquier Bar Association

- Fauquier SPCA, Board Member
- Partnership for Warrenton, Past Board Member
- Fauquier Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Member
- Experience Old Town Warrenton, Board of Directors
- Fauquier Education Farm, Board of Directors

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    DUI & DWI
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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University of Dayton School of Law
J.D. (2012)
Honors: Moot Court team Member 2010-2011
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Hampden-Sydney College
B.A. (2008) | Major: English
Activities: Varsity Lacrosse
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Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar
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Websites & Blogs
Ashwell & Ashwell, PLLC
Contact & Map
Ashwell & Ashwell, PLLC
21 Culpeper Street
Warrenton, VA 20186
Telephone: (540) 991-9100
Fax: (571) 762-1310
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed