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AV Preeminent®: The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
5.0/5.0
Average Client Rating
Client Recommended
100% client recommended

Reviews (24)

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5.0/5.0

My name is Dwayne, I have been doing some soul searching after 15 years after meeting Mr. Brodnax. I made a mistake a log time ago and retained the services after a dear friend recommended him to me. I knew right...

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Client 2019/03/14

5.0/5.0

Attorney Brodnax was recommended as a replacement for a former attorney who was incompetent at best. Given I had such a bad experience, my standard for a replacement was very high. I was somewhat jaded because of...

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Client 2019/03/04

5.0/5.0

My criteria for a good lawyer are 1. Brilliant legal mind 2. Organize and detail oriented 3. Good time management 4. High regards to client lawyer confidentiality 5. Pleasant to talk to ( it’s a added...

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Client 2019/03/04

5.0/5.0

Mr. Pleasant handle my husband case 14 years ago. You will never get a better lawyer to be on your side.

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Client 2019/03/02

5.0/5.0

Mr. Brodnax provided exceptional service on a probation violation hearing for a family member. He committed significant time, care, expertise, and thoughtfulness to what otherwise could have been treated as a...

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Client 2019/02/27

5.0/5.0

Mr. Brodnax is very knowledgeable, efficient and kind. He assisted my family during a very difficult time and handled every issue with great professionalism.

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Client 2019/02/22

5.0/5.0

Pleasant is a well known and respected federal and state trial attorney who lives up to his exceptional reputation and was recommended by other local attorneys. Impressive is the fact that he has so much street...

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Client 2019/02/18

5.0/5.0

I had the good fortune to have been represented by Mr. Brodnax. He was very knowledgeable in his craft, thorough, and pleasant through the whole process. ​Mr. Brodnax was kind and patient as he educated and...

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Client 2019/02/14

5.0/5.0

Mr. Brodnax represented a family member in Fall 2018 on a probation violation. I'm an attorney & felt client contact & handling was excellent; court appearance & prep for the hearing beyond compare! Saved my...

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Client 2019/02/12

5.0/5.0

Mr. Brodnax offers great legal services and he is very easy to work with; coupled with his good carriage and easy-going personality. He is abreast on white-collar crime matters and he treats his clients well, with...

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Client 2019/01/30

5.0/5.0

I have served with Pleasant on committees where we appointed by the federal court and find him to be thoughtful, wise, and all around a thorough pleasure to work with.

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Other 2019/01/02

5.0/5.0

Outstanding practitioner and representative of the legal community and court system. Demeanor and knowledge are a credit to the bar.

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Managing Partner 2019/01/02

5.0/5.0

I had the pleasure of representing a co-defendant of Mr. Broadnax's in a complex federal criminal trial before a jury. The trial took 10 weeks and involved mid-trial depositions and legal arguments before the court...

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Senior Partner 2018/12/31

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2018/12/26

5.0/5.0

I've been co-counsel with Pleasant on multiple jury trials as well as for a complex sentencing matter. He's an excellent courtroom attorney who has a way with juries. He always brings a nuanced view to the case,...

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Principal 2018/12/20

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2018/12/20

5.0/5.0

Mr. Brodnax exhibi9ts a very high standard of legal ethics, having previously served on the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board.

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Attorney 2018/12/20

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2018/12/19

5.0/5.0

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Law Professor 2018/12/19

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2018/12/19

5.0/5.0

Pleasant is a Fellow of the very prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. A number of years ago I did the investigation of Pleasant on behalf of the American College, so I interviewed judges and his peers in...

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Managing Partner 2018/12/19

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2018/12/19

5.0/5.0

Pleasant is an excellent lawyer who cares about his clients.

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Managing Partner 2010/04/22

5.0/5.0

pleasant brodnax is an exceptional lawyer in criminal litigation, as evidenced by the multiple occasions in which federal trial judges have selected and appointed him to represent defendants facing many of the most...

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Partner 2009/06/06