Elder & Watkins, P.C. was established in December of 2016 when Gary Elder and David Watkins, both experienced attorneys in Southside Virginia, decided to form a partnership that could offer the type of personalized, efficient legal representation their clients sought. In January of 2018, the firm expanded by adding Matt Friedman, who had previously served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Because the attorneys who comprise Elder & Watkins, P.C. have represented individuals, businesses, municipalities, and governmental bodies, the firm is able to approach cases with a unique perspective and an awareness of potential opportunities and risks. The Firm maintains offices in Farmville, VA and Charlotte County, VA.
The Elder & Watkins philosophy is grounded in the small town ideals and values that have informed Gary Elder and David Watkins throughout their lives in Southside Virginia. They recognize the diversity of people, thoughts, and needs that are the fabric of our communities. Meeting those needs requires taking the time to listen and understand fully each client’s individual situation. Just as the client’s needs are one of a kind, the solutions are as well. It requires insight and creativity to match the solution to the situation, which is exactly the Elder & Watkins approach. Elder & Watkins believe that long-term relationships with their clients will aid in providing them with the best legal counsel over the years. The importance of longstanding connections not only applies to individual clients but to the community as well. The desire of the Elder & Watkins Law Practice is to make continued investments in the communities in which they serve.
The attorneys at Elder & Watkins like to compare their work to preventive medicine. Their planned move to a more customer-friendly space should be just what the doctor ordered. On Sept. 1, Elder & Watkins will open for business at 113 Second Street, two blocks...read more