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Dawn DeBoer

Dawn DeBoer is a partner at DeBoer South, a prominent law firm based in Richmond, Virginia. With over 30 years of experience in family law, she has established herself as a trusted and compassionate advocate for her clients during some of life's most challenging moments.

Ms. DeBoer is known for her unwavering commitment to helping individuals navigate the complexities of family law matters. She approaches each case with empathy and determination, always striving to provide the best possible outcome for her clients. Her accessibility and prompt responsiveness ensure that clients receive the support and guidance they need throughout their legal journey.

While Ms. DeBoer aims to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation, she is a seasoned litigator and advocate who will fiercely protect her clients' rights in court when necessary. Her skills and expertise have earned her a well-deserved reputation as a formidable presence in the legal arena.

Ms. DeBoer's dedication to excellence has not gone unnoticed. She has been consistently recognized for her legal prowess, earning a place among Virginia Business' Legal Elite for more than a decade. Additionally, she has been honored as an outstanding attorney by SuperLawyers. Her commitment to upholding justice extends beyond her practice, as she was appointed as a Commissioner in Chancery to assist local courts in overseeing certain matters, including divorce trials.

Ms. DeBoer's contributions to the legal community go beyond her client representation. She has conducted numerous seminars for bar associations, paralegal associations, certified public accountants, and other professional groups, sharing her knowledge and insights. She is an active member of the Domestic Relations Section of the Virginia State Bar and currently serves as the treasurer of the Metropolitan Richmond Family Law Bar Association. Furthermore, she served as a dedicated member of the board of directors for the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society from 1994 to 2012.

Dawn DeBoer's educational background includes a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the T.C. Williams School of Law, which she earned in 1986. Prior to that, she graduated magna cum laude from James Madison University in 1983.

DeBoer South, where Ms. DeBoer is a partner, is a distinguished law firm specializing exclusively in family law. Comprising some of Richmond's most accomplished family lawyers, the firm is dedicated to providing clients with sound legal advice, clear guidance, and fierce representation.

Dawn DeBoer

DeBoer South
Facebook: @ DeBoer South PLLC


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