Nathan J.D. Veldhuis
Senior Trial Attorney
Nathan is an AV-rated Richmond accident attorney who exclusively practices in the areas of personal injury, professional malpractice, including legal and medical malpractice, wrongful death, defamation, and civil litigation. He has 13 years of experience representing clients in a full range of personal injury matters including, automobile, tractor trailer, motorcycle and pedestrian injuries and deaths, boating accidents, work-related injuries and deaths, all manner of wrongful death claims and professional malpractice actions. Nathan is admitted to:
The Fourth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals
The Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
All state courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Superior Courts in the District of Columbia
During law school, Nathan interned for the Hon. B. Waugh Crigler (Ret.), Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, Western District of Virginia. Nathan received his Juris Doctorate Degree from George Mason University School of Law immediately after earning a Master of Arts Degree in Biomedical Ethics from the University of Virginia. He is a frequent lecturer and author in the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia on topics such as trial practice, evidence, personal injury and wrongful death law, health law, mental health law and fighting for the constitutionally protected civil rights of individuals throughout the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Nathan is an AV-rated attorney who exclusively practices in the areas of personal injury, professional malpractice, including medical and legal malpractice, wrongful death, defamation, and civil litigation.
He is currently serving as the Vice President of the Virginia State Bar’s Litigation Section’s Board of Governors and serves as a Board member of the Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics. In addition to his leadership work with the Virginia State Bar, Nathan is also the Past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association Young Trial Lawyers’ Section and currently serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association and is also a member of the American Association for Justice.
Nathan is also a member of the Boyd Graves Conference, an invitation-only conference of attorneys and judges throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, charged with studying numerous areas of civil practice and making recommendations related to changes to the Rules of Court and to the laws to the Supreme Court of Virginia and to the General Assembly.
Nathan also maintains an AV rating (4.9/5.0) with Martindale Hubble, the highest possible rating for legal acumen and ethical practice, and a 10/10 rating with AVVO. Nathan taught the Mental Health Law Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law for 11 years following graduation from law school.
Nathan lives with his wife in Richmond, along with their 8-month-old golden retriever, “Abe” and six-year-old yellow lab (and very good big sister to “Abe”), “Bella.” When he is not working, Nathan enjoys spending time with his wife, hitting golf balls, cooking and entertaining, and watching international soccer and college basketball and football.