William "Bill" Stanley


Short Biography

Throughout his over 30 year legal career, Bill has built a strong trial practice throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Bill focuses his litigation trial practice on personal injury representing persons injured due to the negligence of others. During this time, he has obtained millions of dollars in compensation for the injured.

In addition to his personal injury practice, Bill is an experienced and tireless criminal defense attorney. Practicing in both state and federal court, Bill has successfully defended clients charged with everything from driving under the influence to capital murder.

In other areas, Bill represents small businesses and individuals in litigation matters including construction disputes, land use, contract matters, commercial litigation matters and mineral rights.Bill has successfully argued cases before the Court of Appeals of Virginia and the Virginia Supreme Court.

Bill is also active in his community and currently serves in the Senate of Virginia, representing the 20th District of Virginia.

Practice Areas


• Hampden-Sydney, 1989

• District of Columbia School of Law, 1994


Virginia State bar, member


franklin county bar association


Senate of Virginia