Donald N. Patten

Donald N. Patten: Attorney with Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein, L.C.
  • Partner at Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein, L.C. (17 Attorneys)
  • Patrick Henry Corporate Center, Suite 300, 12350 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23602
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Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2008. Recognized as, "Super Lawyer," Hampton Roads Magazine. Member: Board of Trustees, Mariner's Museum; Board of Directors and Executive Committee, International Cooperating Ministries; Advisory Board, College of William and Mary. Former Chairman, Peninsula Airport Commission. Former Rector and Member of Board of Visitors, College of William and Mary. Former Member and Vice-Mayor, Newport News City Council. Former Chairman, Newport News City Planning Commission. Former Member, Virginia State Council of Higher Education.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Asbestos
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Municipal Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757-301-4626  Phone
757) 223-4530  Phone
University Attended:
University of Richmond, B.A., 1964
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia, LL.B., 1967
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1967, Virginia; U.S. Supreme Court
Newport News, Virginia and American Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Former President); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Board of Trial Advocates.
Birth Information:
Newport News, VA, October 30, 1942
Reported Cases:
United Virginia Bank/Citizens and Marine v. Union Oil Co. of California, 214 Va. 48, 197 S.E. 2d 174, 66 A.L.R. 3d 1286 (Va., June 11, 1973); Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corp. v. Watson, 243 Va. 128, 413 S. E. 2d 630 (1992); Curtis Fishing and Hunting Club, Inc. v. Johnson, et al., 200 S.E. 2d 542, 214 Va. 388 (Nov. 26, 1973); Cunningham v. Insurance Co. of North America, et al., 189 S.E. 2d 832, 213 Va. 72 (June 12, 1972); Huggins v. Commonwealth, 191 S.E. 2d 734, 213 Va. 327 (Oct. 9, 1972); Collier v. Raymark, 729 F. Supp. 485 (E.D. Va. 1989); Cannon v. H. K. Porter Co., 705 F. Supp. 288 (E.D. Va. 1989); Cave v. Johns-Manville Corp., 843 F. 2d 1386 (4th Cir. 1988).
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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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