Charlottesville Disability Lawyer

Virginia law firm that does not subscribe to the mega firm mentality. Our approach is the personal touch.

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Firm Overview

We are a Charlottesville, Virginia law firm representing persons though out the Commonwealth. Each attorney handles one or two areas of the law. The areas we handle include Social Security Disability, Adoption, Estate Planning, Premarital Agreements, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Criminal, Family Law, Real Estate, Business and Medical Malpractice.

Example cases

Person with strong work history suddenly finds themselves out of work due to a work injury, non-work injury, disease or other condition and is expected to be out of work one year or longer. Person calls our office at any stage of their disability claim, from thinking about filing to a hearing is scheduled.

Main Office

Tucker Griffin Barnes
307 West Rio Road
Charlottesville  VA  22901

Phone
  • (434) 973-7474
Fax
  • (434) 951-0891

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

The type of fee depends upon the type of case. A Social Security Disability case is handled on a contingent fee basis of 25% with a cap of $6,000.00.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Office Manager

Mike Griffin is our business manager.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

SSDI
We accept Social Security Disability cases from initial application to the hearing stage.
Tucker Griffin Barnes consists of six partners and two associates and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia. We are a general practice firm with each attorney limiting their practice to one or two areas of the law. We pride ourselves in the personal touch of a smaller firm approach.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

no

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

Our firm hires only the most qualified persons to fill each position thus improving our success.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

Whenever the opportunity arises.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

yes

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Our focus distinguishes our firm from the others. Each lawyer concentrates only on one or two areas of the law. Our Women's Legal Group provides legal representation from a woman's point of view.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I prefer that my client's understand the multitude of issues facing them in a Social Security Disability claim.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

no

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

no

Mary Ann Barnes

Practice is primarily Social Security Disability. Graduated from Delaware Law School in 1988 and James Madison University in 1983. Practiced in Harrisonburg Virginia until 1997, when moved to Charlottesville. Joined William Tucker and Yvonne Griffin in 1999 creating Tucker Griffin Barnes.
License
  • Bar Number:
    Virginia , 2012

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