Welcome to Flora Pettit

Flora Pettit attorneys are vigorous, professional advocates ready to employ their expertise and ability to meet your legal needs. In every case and for every client, we bring to bear a seasoned roster of incisive legal minds, an uncompromising focus on client service, and a deep commitment to the communities where we live and work.

Flora Pettit, Attorneys at Law
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Fifteen Flora Pettit Attorneys Recognized in the 2019 “Legal Elite” Survey Conducted Annually by Virginia Business Magazine

Fifteen Flora Pettit Attorneys Recognized in the 2019 “Legal Elite” Survey Conducted Annually by Virginia Business Magazine

Flora Pettit proudly announces that fifteen of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 “Legal Elite” survey conducted annually by Virginia Business magazine. Statewide, only approximately 1,133 lawyers of the approximate 31,177 active Virginia State Bar members were named this year.

Nine Flora Pettit Attorneys Named in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Nine Flora Pettit Attorneys Named in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Flora Pettit is pleased to announce that nine of its lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). The attorneys listed include Michael E. Derdeyn, John W. Flora, Lisa Anne Hawkins, Richard H. Howard-Smith, Donald D. Long, Jennifer E. Shirkey, Bill Shmidheiser, Cathleen P. Welsh and J. Page Williams. 

Andrew Stockment Awarded the Young Lawyers Division Sandra P. Thompson Award at the VBA Annual Meeting in Williamsburg

Andrew Stockment Awarded the Young Lawyers Division Sandra P. Thompson Award at the VBA Annual Meeting in Williamsburg

Our own Andrew Stockment received the Sandra P. Thompson Award from The Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. It recognizes an individual for "outstanding work and long-term service" and is the YLD's highest honor. YLD Chair Jennifer Ligon remarked, "This year's recipient has a leadership history with the YLD too long to list in full. I personally have benefited from this person's service to the YLD in both my role as an officer and in working with him on various projects. Through all of his years as a YLD member and officer, Andrew has faithfully served the YLD and been a true pleasure to work with and learn from."

Lenhart Pettit Announces Name Change to Flora Pettit

Lenhart Pettit Announces Name Change to Flora Pettit

Following the retirement of Jeff Lenhart, a shareholder in its Harrisonburg office, the law firm has announced that its new name is Flora Pettit, effective March 18, 2019. Follow the link to read the press release.