Stephen R. Jackson

Stephen R. Jackson: Attorney with The Law Offices of Stephen R. Jackson, PLLC


Before forming his own firm in 2018, Mr. Jackson practiced with the firm of Pretlow Jackson, PC in Suffolk beginning in 2014. Prior to that, he was an associate and partner with the Norfolk law firm of Willcox & Savage, PC for 25 years. After joining Willcox in 1988, Mr. Jackson handled a wide variety of products liability and insurance defense cases in both state and federal courts. Since leaving Willcox, Mr. Jackson has continued his work in products liability defense and has expanded his practice into plaintiffs’ personal injury and construction law as well as general litigation.

He is admitted to both the Virginia and North Carolina state bars. Before beginning the practice of law, Mr. Jackson served as a law clerk to the Honorable David G. Lowe in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Richmond.


Federal Bar Association –
General Counsel to the Federal Bar Association (2012-2014) National Board of Directors (2007-2014); Chairman, Circuit Vice Presidents (2007-2009); Member, National Board of Directors (2007-2014);

National Council (2005-present); President, Tidewater Chapter (2003-2004); Board of Directors, Tidewater Chapter (1998-2004); Fellow of the Federal Bar Association Foundation

The Historical Society of the United States District Court (for the Eastern District of Virginia), President (2014 –2018); Board of Directors (2011-present)

Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association, Bench/Bar Committee (2000-2008); Chairman (2007-2008)

Suffolk Rotary Club, Member (2013-present), Board of Directors (2016-present), Treasurer (2017-2018), President-Elect (2018-present)

Virginia Continuing Legal Education, The Virginia Lawyer, Board of Editors (2000-2004); Contributing Author, Insurance Law in Virginia (2006-present)

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Mesothelioma
  • Slip and Fall
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Traffic Violations
  • Wills

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757-935-5225  Phone
757-935-5226  Fax
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1993, United States Supreme Court; 1987, Virginia; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; 1988, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; 2002, North Carolina; 2003, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina; 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 2011, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 2011, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Federal Bar Association; Virginia Bar Association; Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association; Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

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