David D. Hudgins

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Mr. Hudgins has been elected to membership in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the American Board of Trial Advocates. In addition to the local bar associations, Mr. Hudgins is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, the Council on Litigation Management, the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys and Eagle International Associates, Inc. Mr. Hudgins is a co-author of Tort and Personal Injury Law, for the Virginia Practice Series (Thomson West) and he is a contributing author for the Virginia CLE Publications handbook Insurance Law in Virginia (Virginia Law Foundation). Mr. Hudgins currently serves on the Legal Malpractice Insurance Committee for the Virginia State Bar.

Since 1981 Mr. Hudgins has devoted his legal career to representing businesses and individuals in general litigation matters along with insurance and corporate defense. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of matters, including professional liability (attorneys, accountants and health care providers), general liability, products liability, church liability, automobile and trucking, constitutional torts, employment liability, construction, defamation, errors and omissions, insurance coverage, municipal liability, personal injury, property damage and workers' compensation. Mr. Hudgins' geographic range of practice includes all state and federal courts throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He has handled over a hundred and fifty jury trials, as well as numerous bench trials and appeals. Mr. Hudgins is an advocate for alternative dispute resolution, and he regularly represents his clients in formal mediation and arbitration sessions

Areas of Practice (23)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Clergy Malpractice
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Construction Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Mental Health Professionals Malpractice
  • Municipal Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Wrongful Death
  • Accountants Malpractice
  • Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Workers Compensation Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(703) 837-3206  Phone
(703) 739-3700  Fax
University Attended:
Hampden-Sydney College, B.S., 1977
Law School Attended:
University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1981, Virginia and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 1989, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; 1983, District of Columbia and U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; 1985, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1990, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1991, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia; 1992, Maryland; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
Bar Association of the District of Columbia; Alexandria and Virginia Bar Associations; Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys; Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel; Defense Research Institute; Association of Defense Trial Attorneys; Eagle International Associates, Council on Litigation Management; American Board of Trial Advocates.
Birth Information:
Franklin, Virginia, January 21, 1955
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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