Civil Appeals

Mr. Thomas possesses extensive experience in civil law practice, and across the spectrum of subject matter areas. His experience as a Virginia appellate lawyer includes conducting civil case appeals in the Virginia Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals of Virginia, the State Corporation Commission of Virginia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He possesses commanding knowledge of appellate procedural rules, civil trial procedure, discovery rules, and evidence law. As a circuit court judge, he presided over thousands of trials and hearings in civil cases, including personal injury, medical malpractice, FELA, Jones Act, land use, construction, contracts, local taxation, municipal, family law, professional practice dissolution, and wills and estate cases.  In 2013, while serving in the Virginia Attorney General’s Office, Mr. Thomas conducted summary judgment arguments in a case involving a constitutional challenge to a $2.1 Billion transportation infrastructure project. His administrative law experience quite literally encompasses the alphabet of agencies, to include ABC licensure litigation, employment law, insurance law, land use, veteran’s rights, workers’ compensation, and zoning law.

Norman A. Thomas, PLLC

1015 East Main Street
Lower Level
Richmond, VA 23219


P: (804) 303-9538


Mr. Thomas serves appellate clients from throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia in Virginia's appellate tribunals, the State Corporation Commission, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. 

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