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Partner

Elizabeth Godwin-Jones

Elizabeth Godwin-Jones graduated with honors from Iowa State University with a B.A. in German and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.  She earned her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, where she served on the Editorial Board of Law and Policy in International Business.   She also received a Masters degree in German linguistics from the University of Illinois, studied Low German dialects for one year as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Munster, Germany, and received a license en droit at the Universite de Pau in France, avec mention.

Ms. Godwin-Jones is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Creditors Bar Association, the Central Virginia Apartment Association, and the Richmond Apartment Owners Association.  She serves on the legislation committee of the Virginia Apartment Management Association and is a past president of the Virginia Creditors Bar Association.  She has also served as a volunteer attorney with the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project.

Ms. Godwin-Jones has lectured for the National Business Institute, the Richmond Association of Realtors and the Central Virginia Apartment Association.

 

Education

Georgetown University
Juris Doctorate

Iowa State University
B.A. in German  

University of Illinois
Masters in German

 

 
 
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Partner

Linda Price

Admitted to the Virginia Bar in 1980, Linda Price focuses solely on residential landlord-tenant matters and landlord-tenant litigation before the local courts.

Ms. Price earned her B.S. degree with high honors from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Juris Doctorate from the College of William and Mary.  Ms. Price is a member of the Virginia State Bar, Virginia Creditors Bar Association, Central Virginia Apartment Association and the Richmond Apartment Owners Association.  She has lectured on residential evictions for the National Business Institute, Inc., and co-authored “Residential and Commercial Evictions in Virginia” for that same organization.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Bachelors of Science

College of William and Mary
Juris Doctorate

 
 

 
 
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ASSOCIATE

Matthew Roberts

Matthew Roberts is a former law clerk to the Honorable F.G. Rockwell, III, Twelfth Judicial District of Virginia, Chesterfield, Virginia. He was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 2005. He is also admitted to practice before the Federal Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Graduating magna cum laude from James Madison University in 1994, Mr. Roberts earned a bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in music industry. He received his master’s degree in media writing and production from the University of Miami in 1997 and obtained his juris doctorate from the University of Richmond in 2005.

Practice areas include civil litigation, creditors' rights (collection, creditor bankruptcy, creditor suits, mechanic's liens), landlord-tenant law, music and small business law.

  • Active member of the Virginia Creditors' Bar Association (former vice-president, secretary)
  • Appointed special counsel to Chapter 7 Trustee in corporate bankruptcy matter
  • Co-author and presenter of Essentials of Landlord Tenant Law for Virginia CLE
  • Former co-chair, Lawyers for the Arts Section of the Virginia Bar Association
  • Presented topics of contract, copyright and corporations to the School of Media Arts and Design at James Madison University, and to both the School of the Arts and School of Music at Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • AV rating with Martindale.com

 

 

Education

University of Richmond
Juris Doctorate

James Madison University
B.A. in Music Industry

University of Miami
Masters of Media Writing and Production