Steven Laxton Higgs

Steven Laxton Higgs

Steven L. Higgs, P.C.
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Collections...
  • Virginia
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Summary

The Higgs Law Firm provides legal assistance to businesses and individuals throughout Virginia and nationwide in: Administrative Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Banking; Mortgages and Equity Financing; Bankruptcy (Creditors only); Business & Commercial Law; Civil Litigation; Corporations, Partnerships, L.C.C.s and other Entities; Creditors' Rights and Commercial Collections; Foreclosures; Lease Enforcement; Litigation; Real Estate; and Wills, Trusts and Estates.

Bankruptcy practice limited to representing creditors. *The American Board of Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association to certify lawyers in the areas of bankruptcy law and creditors' right law. There is no procedure in the Commonwealth of Virginia for approving certifying organizations.

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The attorneys employed by or associated with The Higgs Law Firm are licensed in Virginia. We do not claim expertise in the laws of other states.

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Education
University of Richmond School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Member, National Moot Court Team Member, Moot Court Board Biographee, Who's Who Among American Law Students
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Washington & Lee University
Psychology
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Honors: Chi Psi Fraternity (chapter co-founder and officer).
Activities: Mu Beta Psi honorary fraternity member
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Professional Experience
Principal
Steven L. Higgs, P.C.
- Current
Founder and Principal
King & Higgs, P.C.
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Attorney
Magee & Associates
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Attorney
Wetherington & Melchionna
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Executive Director
Virginia Real Estate Commission
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Debt Collection for Virginia Lawyers - A Systematic Approach
Virginia Law Foundation
The Virginia Lawyer: A Deskbook for Practitioners
Virginia Law Foundation
Enforcement of Liens and Judgments in Virginia
Virginia Law Foundation
Bankruptcy Practice in Virginia
Virginia Law Foundation
Virginia Foreclosure Practice
Virginia Law Foundation
Certifications
Consumer Bankruptcy Law
American Board of Certification
Creditors' Rights
American Board of Certification
Awards
Eagle Mentor
Boy Scouts of America
Three awards.
Local Bar Leader of the Year
Virginia State Bar
Virginia "Super Lawyer"
Law and Politics Magazine
Also recognized in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Gold Award
President's Volunteer Service Award
2006, 2007, 2008
Outstanding Young Man of America
United States Jaycees
Eagle Scout
Boy Scouts of America
Professional Associations
American Bar Foundation
Fellow
- Current
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Virginia Law Foundation
Fellow
- Current
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Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
- Current
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NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BAR PRESIDENTS
Fellow
- Current
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Roanoke Bar Association Foundation
Trustee
- Current
Activities: Trustee, 2004-2007 (Chair, 2006-2007); Trustee, 2010-present.
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Roanoke Bar Association
Past President
- Current
Activities: Immediate Past President, 2006-2007; President, 2005-2006; President-Elect, 2004-2005; Member, Board of Directors, 2002-2007; Member, Bankruptcy Section, 1988-2004 (Secretary/Treasurer, Bankruptcy Section, 1995-2004); Chair, Service Subcommittee of the Long-range Planning Committee, 2004-2005; Member, Program Committee, 1995-1996; Member, Library Committee, 2001-2002, 2002-2003; Chair, Communications Committee, 2002-2003, 2003-2004.
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Roanoke Bar Association
Member and Past President
- Current
Activities: Immediate Past President, 2006-2007; President, 2005-2006; President-Elect, 2004-2005; Member, Board of Directors, 2002-2007; Member, Bankruptcy Section, 1988-2004 (Secretary/Treasurer, Bankruptcy Section, 1995-2004); Chair, Service Subcommittee of the Long-range Planning Committee, 2004-2005; Member, Program Committee, 1995-1996; Member, Library Committee, 2001-2002, 2002-2003; Chair, Communications Committee, 2002-2003, 2003-2004.
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Virginia State Bar
Member
- Current
Activities: Member, Bankruptcy Section, 1999-present (Member, Listserve Committee, 2004-2005.)
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Mill Mountain Advisory Committee
Past President
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Activities: Roanoke City Council appointment. Member, 1999-2010; Chair, 2001-2010.
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Blue Ridge Mountains Council, Boy Scouts of America
Volunteer
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Activities: Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 210, 2002-2009; Member, Troop Committee, 2002-2009; Quality Unit Award 2003, 2004. Individual awards: Eagle Mentor Award (3), 2009; Scouter Training Award, 2004; "Camp Leader" Award, Camp Powhatan, 2004; B.S.A. Emergency Preparedness Award, 2004; God and Country "Mentor" Award, 2003; "Camp Leader" Award, Camp Ottari, 2003; "Camp Leader" Award, Camp Powhatan, 2002.
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Blue Ridge Zoological Society of Virginia, Inc.
Past President
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Activities: BRZS operates Mill Mountain Zoo and ACRES: the American Center for Rare and Endangered Species. Immediate Past President, 1998-1999; President, 1996-1998; Vice President, 1994-1995; Legal Counsel (pro bono publico), 1994-1999; Registered Agent (pro bono publico), 1994-present; Long-Range Planning Committee, 1993-1995 (Chairman, Long-Range Planning Committee, 1994-1995); Member, Executive Committee, 1994-1999; Member, "Zoo Choo" Committee, 1996-1998.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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4th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Collections
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Steven L. Higgs, P.C.
9 Franklin Rd SW
Roanoke, VA 24011-2403
USA
Telephone: (540) 400-7990
Fax: (540) 400-7999