Hard Working, Results Driven, Dependable, State Wide Legal Representation.
HarrisLoftus, PLLC is a law firm located in the Manassas area of Northern Virginia but we provide legal services to our clients throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
7900 Sudley Rd., Ste. 608
Manassas VA 20109
Robert A. Harris, II (Rob) was born in Roanoke, Virginia. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia in 1982 and proudly served on active duty in the United States Navy from 1984-1990. He graduated from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California in 1992 and practiced law in San Diego and Los Angeles for two years before relocating back to Virginia in 1994. He was admitted to practice law in Virginia and Georgia in 1994. In 2000, Rob became a member of the Maryland Bar. He currently limits his practice to residential and commercial landlord-tenant (eviction) cases; collections, fair housing and discrimination claims for landlords and occasionally on behalf of tenants. Rob is often appointed by the local Court to serve as a Guardian ad litem for members of the military and incarcerated individuals in civil cases. He is an active member of the Virginia and Maryland State Bars as well as the Prince William County Bar Association and enjoys handling matters throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Elisa D. Staton was born in Fairfax County, Virginia. She graduated with High Distinction from George Mason University, earning the Steven T. Early, Jr. Award for Outstanding Senior in Government and Politics. In 1997, she graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, perennially ranked among the top ten law schools in the country. During law school, she served on the editorial board of the University of Virginia Journal of Law and Politics, and interned at the Virginia Attorney General's Office. Ms. Staton began her career as a law clerk for the judges of the Virginia Beach Circuit Court and has served as a Virginia Supreme Court certified guardian ad litem for children and incapacitated adults. As a provisional instructor for the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, she instructed law enforcement officers on topics that included ethics, liability, evidence, and judicial process, and currently is a professor of Business Law and Substantive Criminal Law at Saint Leo University. She is co-author of Adoption Procedures and Forms: A Guide for Virginia Lawyers (4th ed.), published by the Virginia Law Foundation. Ms. Staton is admitted to practice in all Virginia state courts (1997), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1997), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the
Eastern District of Virginia (1998), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (2000), and the United States Supreme Court (2005). Since 1999, Ms. Staton has been representing individuals, landlords, small business owners, and nationwide companies, helping them recover debts and accounts receivables owed to them from customers, tenants, contractors, and clients. She is deeply committed to representing her clients' interests in the
most ethical, professional, results-driven and cost-effective manner possible. Ms. Staton is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Creditors Bar Association. She focuses her practice on creditors' rights, landlord-tenant law, and collections.
Connell A. Loftus has practiced creditors' rights, collection, landlord tenant and bankruptcy law since 1994. My experience includes management, operations, litigation and enterprise consulting. I am a contributor to industry publications, such as Inside ARM and Collector Mentor. He is an active member of the Virginia, District of Columbia and West Virginia bar and practices in the state and federal courts of those jurisdictions. Mr. Loftus is a native of Fairfax City, Virginia and a graduate of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, the Fairfax High School and the Saint Leo the Great Catholic Elementary School. Currently, Mr. Loftus is engaged as a creditors' lawyer, specializing in asset recovery, creditors' bankruptcy, landlord tenant litigation and defending consumer financial services litigation. His practice also includes consulting projects as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for creditors and third party collection operations, including governmental collection efforts. Previously, he served as the managing partner of the largest creditors' rights and collection law firm in the country, Mann Bracken LLP, the Successor by Merger to Wolpoff & Abramson LLP and Eskanos & Adler (MB). In that role, Mr. Loftus focused primarily on managing the operation and managing risk in a high volume legal practice. Specialties: Law Firm management, Creditor and Collection Consultation, Consumer Collection Litigation, Commercial Collection Litigation, Consumer Defense Litigation and Bankruptcy Litigation Languages: English and Spanish.