Stephen C. Swain

Stephen C. Swain: Attorney with Ruloff, Swain, Haddad, Morecock, Talbert & Woodward, PC


Phi Delta Phi. Listed in: "Best Lawyers in America," 1992-2008. Lecturer: NBI: "Definitive Guide to Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims in Virginia," 2006; ALI, "Medical Evidence in Virginia Courts: Your Guide to Effective Use," 2005; ALI "Uninsured & Underinsured Coverage in Virginia," 2004; "Birth Injuries-Erb's Palsy Shoulder Dystocia, Legal Implications," Tidewater Erb's Palsy Support Group, 2002; ALI "Voir Dire for Personal Injury Actions," 1999; Tidewater Nursing Association, "Nursing Liability Pitfalls," 1998. Member, Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission, 1993-1995. Director, South Trust Bank, 1994-2004.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • Civil Practice
  • Trial Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757-215-4816  Phone
(757) 671-6037  Phone
(757) 671-6004  Fax
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., Liberal Arts, 1969; East Carolina University
Law School Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1996, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina; 1972, Virginia and North Carolina; 1973, U.S. Claims Court, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 2005, South Carolina
Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association; Virginia Beach Bar Association (President, 1989); Virginia (Member, Litigation Committee Counsel), North Carolina and American (Member, Sections on: Tort and Insurance Practice; Criminal Justice) Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Member: Board of Governors, 1979-1982; Board of Editors Publications Subcommittee, 1998-2000); North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers; American Association for Justice; Inns of Court (Barrister); Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (2003-2006); American Board of Trial Advocates.
Birth Information:
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Reported Cases:
Chisolm v. TranSouth Fin. Corp., 194 F.R.D. 538 (2000); Chisolm v. TranSouth Fin. Corp., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8483 (2000); Stone v. Door-Man Mfg. Co., 537 S.E.2d 305 (Va. 2000); Chisolm v. TranSouth Fin. Corp., 184 F.R.D. 556 (1999); Margan v. Chemetron Fire Sys., 954 F.Supp. 1127 (1997); Morgen Indus. v. Vaughan, 252 Va. 60 (Va.1996); Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. v. Hill, 247 Va. 78; 439 S.E.2d 335 (Va.1994); Etheridge v. Medical Center Hospitals, 237 Va. 87 (Va.1989); Lane v. Commonwealth, 219 Va. 509 (Va. 1978); Servis v. Hiller Sys., 858 F.Supp. 590 (1994); Hayward v. Holiday Inns, Inc., 459 F.Supp. 634 (1978).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • 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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