Burke W. Margulies

Burke W. Margulies: Attorney with Pender & Coward A Professional Corporation


Burke Margulies is a firm shareholder focusing his practice in the areas of wills, trusts, estate planning and administration, and real estate.

Highly respected and sought after for his expertise in estate planning, he advises clients on their options, and is skilled in drafting the appropriate documents to achieve their goals, and assisting with carrying out their planning objectives. He also assists families in estate settlement and trust administration, as well as residential and real estate matters.

Burke previously served six terms as Pender & Coward’s CEO. Prior to joining the firm, he was employed as a Trust Officer at First Virginia Bank and Virginia National Bank. He has been a contributing author to the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal, and is designated by the NAECP as an Accredited Estate Planner.

Honors & Awards
Community Involvement

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Estate Planning Law
  • Trusts Law
  • Elder Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757-392-4748  Phone
(757) 490-6275  Phone
(757) 497-1914  Fax
University Attended:
Old Dominion University, B.A., 1965
Law School Attended:
Marshall Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, J.D., 1967
Year of First Admission:
1967, Virginia
Virginia Beach (Recipient, 2003 Community Service Award) and Norfolk-Portsmouth (Recipient, 1998 Pro Bono Award) Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar; Hampton Roads Estate Planning Council; Judicial Conference Fourth Circuit.
Birth Information:
Norfolk, Virginia, December 19, 1943
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Client Reviews

  • 3.5/5.0 (1 review)
  • 100% (1 recommendation)
  • Communication

  • Responsiveness

  • Quality of Service

  • Value for Money


Virginia Beach, Virginia

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