Fine, Fine, Legum & McCracken, LLP

Fine, Fine, Legum & McCracken, LLP

Firm Overview

Virginia trial lawyers providing highest quality legal services Fine, Fine, Legum & McCracken, LLP is one of Hampton Roads' oldest and most recognized general practice law firms. The firm was founded by Louis B. Fine in 1923 to provide quality legal services at affordable prices to a wide range of clients. Morris H. Fine joined his father's practice in 1953. With Michelle McCracken joining the firm in 1990, and Greg McCracken in 2006 the firm continues the tradition of providing quality legal advice and representation to a diverse client base over a wide range of practice areas. Today, Fine, Fine, Legum & McCracken practices throughout the Hampton Roads' area including the South Side and Peninsula. We offer a full range of representation in cases at all court levels, including personal injury, auto accidents, nursing home negligence, medical and dental malpractice, divorce and division of property, spousal and child support, child custody, DUI & reckless driving, estate planning, business planning and development real estate litigation and contract disputes. Our experience and size allows us to work individually with clients to understand their needs and find the solution that is right for you. We look forward to meeting you and serving all your legal needs AV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Main Office

Main Office
2101 Parks Avenue, Suite 300

Virginia Beach VA 23451

Phone

(757) 776-0872

Fax

(757) 422-0865

Auto Accident

Relentless Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

Fighting for the injured in Virginia Beach A car accident can instantly change your life and the lives of those you love. Through no fault of your own, you or someone you love could suffer horrible if not fatal injuries. If you are hurt in an accident, you need to be represented by an experienced attorney who is both knowledgeable of the law and also of the practices of insurance companies. Without adequate representation, you may be left with little or no compensation for the negligence of others. Our attorneys can assist you in navigating this process to ensure you receive just compensation. The lawyers at Fine, Fine, Legum and McCracken will ensure you are fully compensated for your immediate pain, permanent injuries, lost wages and all other pain, suffering and financial loss resulting from someone else's negligence. If you or someone you love have been injured in an automobile accident call us for help.

Gregory R. McCracken

Fine, Fine, Legum & McCracken, LLP

Gregory R. McCracken is a seasoned trial attorney with over 20 years of litigation experience, including eight years defending the United States Navy and Marine Corps in personal injury, property damage and medical malpractice claims brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act and Military Claims Act Claims. He has tried numerous cases on a wide range of issues before judges and juries and represented hundreds of people in divorce, custody and support issues. His practice includes motor vehicle accidents, divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, criminal and serious traffic matters and estate planning and litigation. He has tried numerous cross state child custody cases and is qualified as both a child and adult guardian ad litem. He joined the firm in 2006.

Mr. McCracken served honorably in the United States Army Reserve from November of 1981 to May of 1992. He has completed the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Course.

Admitted to practice
-Virginia, 1989
-U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1989
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1990

Areas of practice
-Automobile accidents and injuries
-Medical malpractice
-Premises liability
-Federal Tort claims
-Wrongful death
-Landlord and tenant law
-Estate planning
-Wills
-Trusts
-Estate administration
-Estate litigation
-Divorce
-Separation agreements
-Spousal support
-Child support
-Child custody

Education
-T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, J.D., 1989
-East Tennessee State University, B.S., cum laude, 1986

Professional memberships
-Virginia State Bar
-Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
-Virginia Beach Bar Association
-Chesapeake Juvenile Court Advisory Board, 2003present

Military experience
-USAR, 19811992
-American Legion, 2005present

Biography
-Born in Bristol, Tennessee

Education

T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond
Juris Doctorate ,

Morris H. Fine

Fine, Fine, Legum & McCracken, LLP

Morris Fine is the son of the firm's founding member, Louis B. Fine. He has been practicing law in Virginia since 1955. He continues with a dynamic full service practice. Mr. Fine routinely appears in all Courts in South Hampton Roads on a wide variety of issues ranging from personal injury to land use and development, business development and planning, estate matters and all aspects of civil litigation.

Mr. Fine is one of the most sought after and respected Estate Planning attorneys in the area. His knowledge of this area of practice has brought peace of mind and security to hundreds of people over the years. Mr. Fine's knowledge and experience over a wide range of areas make him an asset beyond measure in representing you and all of your legal needs.

Admitted to practice
-Virginia, 1955
-U.S District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, 1956
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit

Awards and honors
-AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Areas of practice
-Corporate law
-Real estate development
-Commercial real estate
-Real estate litigation
-Condemnation
-Wills
-Trusts and estates
-Estate planning
-Estate litigation
-Estate administration
-Personal injury

Education
-University of Virginia, LL.B., 1954
-University of Virginia, B.A., 1953

Professional memberships
-Virginia Beach Bar Association
-Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
-Director, 19601992
-Chairman, Virginia Family Law Committee, 1986
-The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Military experience
-Commander, JAGC, USNR, Ret.

Biography
-Born in Norfolk, Virginia
-Chairman, Board of Administration, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 19781982
-President, Virginia Marine Science Museum, 19931994
-Trustee, 1984present and Vice Chair, 2006 , Virginia Beach Foundation

Education

University of Virginia
LL.B.,

M. Michelle P. McCracken

Fine, Fine, Legum & McCracken, LLP

Michelle McCracken graduated from LeMoyne College in 1986 and the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law in 1989. She is a trial lawyer with over 22 years experience in medical negligence, personal injury and family law matters. Michelle is known for her experience in injury and wrongful death cases as well as divorces involving intricate valuation and property divisions of businesses, the discovery of hidden assets and for ensuring her clients received their full share of the compensation from the insurance company or their spouse.

Michelle has favorably represented hundreds of persons injured by the negligence of others in the State and Federal Courts throughout South Hampton Roads. Having obtained a $1.365 Million jury verdict for a traumatic brain injured client, resulting from a low impact rear end collision, makes her eligible for membership in the elite Million Dollar Advocate Forum. She has repeatedly taken on major corporations and insurance companies and resulting in millions of dollars to her clients. Her dynamic, tenacious and energetic style makes her a fierce and effective advocate for every person in need.

Michelle understands the change, fear and anxiety caused by severe physical injury, loss of a loved one or the break up of a marriage. She works with each client individually to address their legal needs and find a meaningful solution. She has helped countless clients to begin a new life after the trauma of an injury or divorce.

She regularly appears in all in courts throughout South Hampton Roads as well as Hampton and Newport News and is ready to assist you.

Admitted to practice
-Virginia, 1989
-U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1992

Awards and honors
-BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell - a widely respected mark of achievement signifying quality legal work, professionalism and solid ethical standards

Areas of practice
-Automobile and motor cycle injuries
-Medical malpractice
-Dental malpractice
-Nursing home injury
-Wrongful death
-Divorce
-Spousal support
-Child support
-Child custody
-Visitation rights
-Marital property settlements
-Marital property distribution

Education
-University of Richmond, J.D., 1989
-Le Moyne College, B.A., 1986

Professional memberships
-Virginia Beach Bar Association
-Virginia State Bar
-Legislative and Public Affairs Committee, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
-The American Trial Lawyers Association

Biography
-Born in Utica, New York
-Pi Gamma Mu
-Phi Alpha Theta
-Member, Moot Court Board
-Winner, Virginia Trial Lawyers Trial Competition, 1989
-Law Clerk for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit

Education

University of Richmond
Juris Doctorate ,

Gregory R. McCracken

Fine, Fine, Legum & McCracken, LLP

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