Robert H. Chappell, III
Mr. Chappell's practice is focused in the areas of commercial bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, creditors’ rights insolvency and business. He represents lenders in all facets of commercial credit transactions from origination to work-out and recovery. Recently he has assisted in the resolution of major credit issues involving real estate developments, condominium developments, title litigation, hotels and golf courses. He also provides counsel to local businesses.
Mr. Chappell is a Director of Froehling & Robertson, Incorporated and a director of the Shirley Plantation Foundation. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Richmond Bar Association and is a past Chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Richmond Bar Association. He volunteers his time for various local charities, including the Hospital Hospitality House.
Mr. Chappell has been chosen by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights category and Virginia Business magazine's Legal Elite. He has also been named for several years in Virginia Super Lawyers.
From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Chappell served as a law clerk to the Honorable Hal J. Bonney, Jr., a United States Bankruptcy Court Judge in Norfolk, Virginia. He earned a B.A. in English and History from the University of Virginia in 1987 and his J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in 1990.
- The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia (J.D., 1990)
- University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia (B.A. in English and History, 1987)
- Parker v. N.C. Agric. Fin. Auth., 341 B.R. 547 (U.S. District Court E.D. Va. 2006)
- Phillips v. Rinehart, 352 B.R. 427 (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, E.D. Va. 2005)
- Richards v. Rapid Funding, LLC, 336 B.R. 722 (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, E.D. Va. 2004)
- In re Ahearn, 318 B.R. 638 (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, E.D. Va. 2003)
- In re Herndon, 218 B.R. 821 (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, E.D. Va. 1998)
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- American Bar Association
- Virginia Bar Association
- Virginia Creditors Bar Association
- Virginia State Bar
- Bar Association of the City of Richmond, Member, Board of Directors, 2003-2004
- Bar Association of the City of Richmond, Chair, Bankruptcy Section, 2003 - 2004
- Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Category
- Virginia Legal Elite, Creditors' Rights Category
- Virginia Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
- Guide to Revised Article 9 - Changes in the Law of Secured Transactions and Selected Bankruptcy Issues, Atlantic Agricultural Credit Conference, 2003
- Hon. Hal J. Bonney, Jr., U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge, Norfolk, Virginia, Law Clerk, 1990 - 1991
- 1965, Richmond, Virginia