Robert Louis Wegman

Robert Louis Wegman

Powerful litigator of DUIs, criminal, landlord/tenant, reckless, speeding
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets ...
  • Virginia
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Mr. Wegman attended Atlantic Christian College in 1979, and in 1981, he spent his summer training with the Marines in the Platoon Leaders Class Program at U.S. Marine Corps base Quantico, Virginia. He graduated from college in 1983.

After teaching for 5 years, Mr. Wegman decided to change course completely by applying for Coast Guard Officer Candidate School. After 4 months of training, Mr. Wegman was commissioned an Ensign and proudly served for almost 12 years. While serving many quasi-legal and operational roles during the aftermath of massive Exxon Valdez oil spill, he gained an interest in environmental law. He applied for the highly competitive and prestigious Legal Education Program, and was one of 4 selected to attend law school.

Mr. Wegman chose New York Law School where he was meritoriously selected to be an editor of the heralded Law Review. Upon graduating cum laude with his Juris Doctorate degree, he was transferred to MLC Atlantic and Atlantic Area commands in Norfolk and Portsmouth, respectively, where he served in the Legal Division as a Lieutenant Commander. While in the Coast Guard, Mr. Wegman was assigned to the Naval Legal Service Office, where he defended sailors and marines in countless Administrative Discharge Boards, Boards of Inquiry, & Courts-Martial, involving the most serious charges. He also spent 20 months as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Norfolk Division where he prosecuted felonies and misdemeanors.

Mr. Wegman resigned in 2000 to pursue private practice. He was hired as an environmental lawyer with the renowned law firm Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker on Park Avenue and 55th Street in Manhattan, There, he did a lot of environmental site assessment work and represented the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum in asbestos litigation before the New York Department of Conservation. He also assisted with rewriting sections of the NY treatise on environmental law. He has managed his own firm for 15 years.

New York Law School
J.D. (1996) | Law
Honors: Law Review American Jurisprudence Awards
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Barton College
B.S. (1983) | Music Education
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Professional Experience
Special Assistant
US Attorney Office Eastern District of Virginia
Prosecuted Felonies and misdemeanors in federal court
JAG Officer
US Coast Guard
Federal contracting officer
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: None
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Virginia State Bar
ID Number: 48990
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Military Law
Veteran's Benefits
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • German: Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
392 Battlefield Blvd., Suite 202
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Telephone: (757) 482-5205