George M. Nicholos

George M. Nicholos: Attorney with Vandeventer Black LLP
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  • 500 World Trade Center, 101 West Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
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  • George Nicholos - Construction, Architecture and Public Contracts Lawyer and Professional Architect.
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George focuses his practice on construction law, architectural and construction issues, public contracts, and community associations . George’s 21 years of experience as a licensed architect includes a full-range of traditional architectural professional services including project management, fee preparation, fee negotiation, field data collection, direction of consultant engineers and coordination, project design, construction estimating, preparation of construction documents, specification writing, shop drawing review and construction administration for both commercial and residential project types.

George’s experience as a forensic architect includes the analysis of an extensive range of building forensic issues including building/material defects, building component failure, moisture intrusion, building code violations, roof failures, settlement damage, and accessibility issues.

George received his Bachelors of Environmental Design in Architecture from the School of Design at North Carolina State University, Masters of Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology, and his J.D. from the School of Law at Regent University. George is a member and past President of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and a Member of the Hampton Roads Green Building Council.


Registered Architect - VA

Green Building Council Institute - LEED Green Associate


•ICC Releases Updated A117.1 Building Accessibility Standard
•Fall Protection: The Right Equipment, Training, and Emphasis Makes a Difference
•Construction Forecast For 2017: What Project Types Are Predicted To Be Hot
•Call Miss Utility: Call Who & Why?
•What Recourse do you have when a Competitor Protests your Government Contract Reward?
•Policy Changes in Government Contracting Regarding the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Persons (LGBT)
•Construction Site Falls, Injuries & Fines
•Rebound in Construction Activity?

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Government Contracts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757.446.8604  Phone
757.446.8670  Fax
University Attended:
North Carolina State University, B. Environmental Design in Architecture; Georgia Institute of Technology, Masters of Architecture
Law School Attended:
Regent University School of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
2003, Virginia


Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Institute of Architects

American Institute of Architects, Hampton Roads Chapter - Past Board Member and President

Hampton Roads Green Building Council - Past Board Member and President

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

City of Chesapeake VA. Historic Preservation Commission, Past Commissioner and Chairman

City of Chesapeake VA. Architectural Review Board, Past Commissioner 2007-2014

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