J. Page Williams

J. Page Williams


A Charlottesville native, Page Williams, has maintained a real estate practice since 1976. He currently concentrates his practice in the real estate, finance and construction areas, by effective and efficient representation of real estate buyers and sellers in investment, farm and personal transactions, land developers, building project developers, lenders, borrowers, residential and commercial builders and subcontractors. His experience includes drafting purchase/sale and construction contracts, bank loan documents, leasing, like kind exchanges, resolution of title issues and litigation, most often involving real estate or construction issues. Page has had leadership roles in statewide and local bar groups.

Page is married to Peggy, former Director of Communications and Events for the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. They live in Albemarle County, but miss their two married children and grandchildren who live in Charleston, SC and Charlotte, NC. In free time, Page enjoys travel, social events with friends, watching college athletics and the quest for the perfect golf game.


  • Represents several local home building contractors in financing, development work, purchases of land/lots and sale transactions for completed homes
  • Represented purchaser of historic local downtown hospital property which was subdivided and a portion sold for a national company’s headquarters building
  • Represented shopping center owners and hotel owners on financing and sales transactions
  • Represented purchaser of local country club real estate, including golf course, tennis courts and club facilities
  • Represents residential subdivision developers in land acquisition and financing, drafting contracts and HOA documents and handling outsales


  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia


  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC)
    • Real Estate, 2016 – 2022 
    • Banking and Finance Law, 2022
  • Selected to “Legal Elite,” Real Estate/Land Use, Virginia Business, 2007 – 2008
  • Selected to “Virginia Super Lawyers,” Real Estate, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006 – 2012
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, Permanent Member
  • Virginia Law Foundation, Fellow
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity Grand Consul’s Citation for service to University of Virginia House Corporation
  • Commissioner in Chancery, Albemarle County Circuit Court (1994 – present)

AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

News & Events

  • Currently, as Chair of CABA Judicial Endorsements Committee involved in evaluation of candidates for the upcoming vacancy on the Circuit Court bench for the 16th Circuit.
Professional Involvement
  • Virginia State Bar
    • State Bar Council Representative for 16th Judicial Circuit (2001 – 2007)
    • State Judicial Nominations Committee (2005 – 2008)
    • Area Representative to Board of Governors, Real Property Section (1999 – present)
    • Real Property Section
    • Construction Section
    • Litigation Section
  • Virginia Bar Association
    • Real Estate Section
    • Construction Section
    • Litigation Section
  • Virginia Law Foundation
    • Board of Directors (2008 – 2013)
    • Fellow (Class of 2013)
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Charlottesville Albemarle Bar Association
    • President (2014 – 2015)
    • President-Elect (2013 – 2014)
    • Member and Former Member, Board of Directors (4 prior terms)
    • Judicial Endorsements Committee (2013-2018; Chair 2013)
    • Member, Real Estate Section
Community Involvement
  • Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad
    • Director and pro bono counsel (1982 – 2018)
    • Honorary Life Member
  • Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce
    • Former Vice-President for Economic Development
    • Former Member of Board of Directors (2 terms)
  • Farmington Country Club
    • Membership Committee
    • Former Member of Nominating, Membership Interview and Pool Committees
  • Thomas Jefferson Area United Way
    • Former Chair, Allocations Panel
  • Free Enterprise Forum, Former Member of Board of Directors
  • Christ Episcopal Church,
    • Member 
    • Former Vice-President of Endowment Committee
  • Psi Chapter (University of Virginia) of Sigma Chi House Corp.
    • Former Vice President and Director
  • Coached numerous youth sports teams, including YMCA and AAU Basketball, Little League Baseball and Middle School Lacrosse
Practice Areas Education

College of William and Mary Law School
Williamsburg, Virginia
J.D., 1976

Phi Delta Phi

Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
B.A., Economics, 1973

Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Chi Fraternity

Chairman, Student Judicial Board

Highlighted Recognitions

Layer of the Year 2018 Badge