Ronald R. Tweel


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Ronald began practicing with the firm in 1975 after four years as a legal aid lawyer. He concentrates primarily in the practice of domestic relations. He graduated from Hampden Sydney College in 1968, magna cum laude, and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1971. In 1979 he was appointed substitute judge for the Sixteenth Judicial District of Virginia and remained there until 2003.

He has taught at various times at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is the Past Chairman of the Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar and of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He belongs to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Virginia Law Foundation.

He was selected to be a member of the Virginia Bar Council. He is named in Best Lawyers in America (1989 to present) and Super Lawyers (2006 to present).

Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section Board of Governors President 1990-1991

Virginia State Bar, Member 1980-Present

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Family Law Section, President 1995-1996

American Bar Association, 1975-Present

Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Certified Mediator 1993-Present

American Bar Foundation, Fellow 2004-Present

Virginia Bar Council, 2007–Present

American College of Family Trial Lawyers, 2008–Present

Charlottesville Albemarle Bar Association, 1971-Present

Preeminent AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers, 1989–Present

Super Lawyers, Family Lawyer 2006–Present

Super Lawyers, Virginia Top 100 Lawyers 2012, 2014

Virginia Business Magazine Legal Elite 2002–Present

Virginia State Bar Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award, 2013

Bar Admissions

Virginia State Bar


Hampden Sydney College, B.A. magna cum laude 1968

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. 1971

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