HammondTownsend

HammondTownsend

We Are THE Virginia's Workers Compensation Law Firm. With 45+ years of combined experience handling Workers Compensation claims, we have recovered $300M+ for injured workers. We fight for injured workers to get the compensation they deserve!

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Virginia and has no record of discipline from the Virginia bar association. *

HammondTownsend

HammondTownsend

We Are THE Virginia's Workers Compensation Law Firm. With 45+ years of combined experience handling Workers Compensation claims, we have recovered $300M+ for injured workers. We fight for injured workers to get the compensation they deserve!

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Virginia and has no record of discipline from the Virginia bar association. *

Firm Overview

HammondTownsend maintains a statewide law practice in Virginia that has recovered over $300 million for clients since 1994. You can rest assured that the quality team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff at HammondTownsend have the successful settlement of your claim as their top priority.

Main Office

Hammond Townsend
8550 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23294

Phone

(888) 580-9048

Fees
Office Information
Languages Spoken

English & Spanish

Workers Compensation

We Are THE Virginia's Workers' Compensation Law Firm. With 45+ years of combined experience handling Workers' Compensation claims, we have recovered $300M+ for injured workers. We fight for injured workers to get the compensation they deserve!

HammondTownsend maintains a statewide law practice in Virginia that has recovered over $300 million for clients since 1994. You can rest assured that the quality team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff at HammondTownsend have the successful settlement of your claim as their top priority.

HammondTownsend
Steven Hammond

Known for his friendly, compassionate nature outside the courtroom and aggressive drive to win in the courtroom, Steve Hammond has been a tenacious client advocate for more than 20 years. Starting out as a trial attorney while serving in the United States Marine Corps (USMC), Steve was a prosecutor and defense attorney handling hundreds of cases at courts-martial. He left active duty in 1995 and continued as a reserve officer until his retirement in 2003 as a Lieutenant Colonel, USMC Reserve.

Since 1995, Steve has represented injured persons in their pursuit of fair compensation. His courtroom efforts have resulted in two of the highest personal injury verdicts ever in Augusta County, one of the highest verdicts ever in Waynesboro and a three day multi-million dollar settlement in Harrisonburg. His courtroom experience provides an excellent foundation of expertise to the HammondTownsend team.

Education

Virginia Tech
BA, 1977

Washington & Lee University of Law
JD, 1989

Naval Justice School
JD, 1989

HammondTownsend
Steven Hammond

Known for his friendly, compassionate nature outside the courtroom and aggressive drive to win in the courtroom, Steve Hammond has been a tenacious client advocate for more than 20 years. Starting out as a trial attorney while serving in the United States Marine Corps (USMC), Steve was a prosecutor and defense attorney handling hundreds of cases at courts-martial. He left active duty in 1995 and continued as a reserve officer until his retirement in 2003 as a Lieutenant Colonel, USMC Reserve.

Since 1995, Steve has represented injured persons in their pursuit of fair compensation. His courtroom efforts have resulted in two of the highest personal injury verdicts ever in Augusta County, one of the highest verdicts ever in Waynesboro and a three day multi-million dollar settlement in Harrisonburg. His courtroom experience provides an excellent foundation of expertise to the HammondTownsend team.

Education

Virginia Tech BA, 1977


Washington & Lee University of Law JD, 1989


Naval Justice School JD, 1989


HammondTownsend
George Townsend

Born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia, George Townsend brings a wealth of experience in workers’ compensation law to HammondTownsend. While attending law school he worked at the law firm of Thomas, Ballenger, Vogelman & Turner in its real estate section. He also worked at the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission as a law clerk to the Honorable William E. O’Neill, Commissioner and Chairman of the Commission.

Upon graduation, George founded the Law Firm of George L. Townsend in Chester, Virginia concentrating on real estate and workers’ compensation. He became the head of the workers’ compensation section of the Chandler Law Group, formerly Chandler, Franklin & O’Bryan, a position he held for fifteen years.

A decorated military veteran, George was a proud member of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He successfully completed the air assault school, airborne school and sniper school. He is an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Waynesboro, Virginia, where he has served on the vestry multiple terms and as senior warden. He and his family have lived in Fishersville, Virginia since 1997.

Education

Bridgewater College
BA, 1984

T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond
JD, 1992

HammondTownsend
George Townsend

Born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia, George Townsend brings a wealth of experience in workers’ compensation law to HammondTownsend. While attending law school he worked at the law firm of Thomas, Ballenger, Vogelman & Turner in its real estate section. He also worked at the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission as a law clerk to the Honorable William E. O’Neill, Commissioner and Chairman of the Commission.

Upon graduation, George founded the Law Firm of George L. Townsend in Chester, Virginia concentrating on real estate and workers’ compensation. He became the head of the workers’ compensation section of the Chandler Law Group, formerly Chandler, Franklin & O’Bryan, a position he held for fifteen years.

A decorated military veteran, George was a proud member of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He successfully completed the air assault school, airborne school and sniper school. He is an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Waynesboro, Virginia, where he has served on the vestry multiple terms and as senior warden. He and his family have lived in Fishersville, Virginia since 1997.

Education

Bridgewater College BA, 1984


T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond JD, 1992


Firm Overview

HammondTownsend maintains a statewide law practice in Virginia that has recovered over $300 million for clients since 1994. You can rest assured that the quality team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff at HammondTownsend have the successful settlement of your claim as their top priority.

Main Office

Hammond Townsend
8550 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23294

Phone

(888) 580-9048

Fees
Office Information
Languages Spoken

English & Spanish

Workers Compensation

We Are THE Virginia's Workers' Compensation Law Firm. With 45+ years of combined experience handling Workers' Compensation claims, we have recovered $300M+ for injured workers. We fight for injured workers to get the compensation they deserve!

HammondTownsend maintains a statewide law practice in Virginia that has recovered over $300 million for clients since 1994. You can rest assured that the quality team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff at HammondTownsend have the successful settlement of your claim as their top priority.

HammondTownsend
Steven Hammond

Known for his friendly, compassionate nature outside the courtroom and aggressive drive to win in the courtroom, Steve Hammond has been a tenacious client advocate for more than 20 years. Starting out as a trial attorney while serving in the United States Marine Corps (USMC), Steve was a prosecutor and defense attorney handling hundreds of cases at courts-martial. He left active duty in 1995 and continued as a reserve officer until his retirement in 2003 as a Lieutenant Colonel, USMC Reserve.

Since 1995, Steve has represented injured persons in their pursuit of fair compensation. His courtroom efforts have resulted in two of the highest personal injury verdicts ever in Augusta County, one of the highest verdicts ever in Waynesboro and a three day multi-million dollar settlement in Harrisonburg. His courtroom experience provides an excellent foundation of expertise to the HammondTownsend team.

Education

Virginia Tech
BA, 1977

Washington & Lee University of Law
JD, 1989

Naval Justice School
JD, 1989

HammondTownsend
Steven Hammond

Known for his friendly, compassionate nature outside the courtroom and aggressive drive to win in the courtroom, Steve Hammond has been a tenacious client advocate for more than 20 years. Starting out as a trial attorney while serving in the United States Marine Corps (USMC), Steve was a prosecutor and defense attorney handling hundreds of cases at courts-martial. He left active duty in 1995 and continued as a reserve officer until his retirement in 2003 as a Lieutenant Colonel, USMC Reserve.

Since 1995, Steve has represented injured persons in their pursuit of fair compensation. His courtroom efforts have resulted in two of the highest personal injury verdicts ever in Augusta County, one of the highest verdicts ever in Waynesboro and a three day multi-million dollar settlement in Harrisonburg. His courtroom experience provides an excellent foundation of expertise to the HammondTownsend team.

Education

Virginia Tech BA, 1977


Washington & Lee University of Law JD, 1989


Naval Justice School JD, 1989


HammondTownsend
George Townsend

Born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia, George Townsend brings a wealth of experience in workers’ compensation law to HammondTownsend. While attending law school he worked at the law firm of Thomas, Ballenger, Vogelman & Turner in its real estate section. He also worked at the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission as a law clerk to the Honorable William E. O’Neill, Commissioner and Chairman of the Commission.

Upon graduation, George founded the Law Firm of George L. Townsend in Chester, Virginia concentrating on real estate and workers’ compensation. He became the head of the workers’ compensation section of the Chandler Law Group, formerly Chandler, Franklin & O’Bryan, a position he held for fifteen years.

A decorated military veteran, George was a proud member of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He successfully completed the air assault school, airborne school and sniper school. He is an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Waynesboro, Virginia, where he has served on the vestry multiple terms and as senior warden. He and his family have lived in Fishersville, Virginia since 1997.

Education

Bridgewater College
BA, 1984

T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond
JD, 1992

HammondTownsend
George Townsend

Born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia, George Townsend brings a wealth of experience in workers’ compensation law to HammondTownsend. While attending law school he worked at the law firm of Thomas, Ballenger, Vogelman & Turner in its real estate section. He also worked at the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission as a law clerk to the Honorable William E. O’Neill, Commissioner and Chairman of the Commission.

Upon graduation, George founded the Law Firm of George L. Townsend in Chester, Virginia concentrating on real estate and workers’ compensation. He became the head of the workers’ compensation section of the Chandler Law Group, formerly Chandler, Franklin & O’Bryan, a position he held for fifteen years.

A decorated military veteran, George was a proud member of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He successfully completed the air assault school, airborne school and sniper school. He is an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Waynesboro, Virginia, where he has served on the vestry multiple terms and as senior warden. He and his family have lived in Fishersville, Virginia since 1997.

Education

Bridgewater College BA, 1984


T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond JD, 1992


This lawyer is licensed to practice in Virginia and has no record of discipline from the Virginia bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Virginia and has no record of discipline from the Virginia bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.