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Results that speak for themselves

For over 40 years, the attorneys at Norris & St. Clair have provided exceptional legal counsel in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Our full-service firm is organized into a variety of practice areas that meet our clients’ wide-ranging needs. We hold ourselves to a very high standard – and pride ourselves on seven figure verdicts and settlements for our personal injury clients. We are aggressive, knowledgeable and combine innovative problem-solving with hard work and common sense.
Norris & St. Clair specializes in complex litigation in all Virginia state and federal courts, handling cases that include construction disputes, insurance controversies, employment law, traffic and criminal court, securities, arbitration, eminent domain and professional and medical malpractice.

Our Specialty Practice Areas

Construction Law

A Law Firm with Extensive Knowledge of the Construction Industry.

John Norris, Jr.Since 1983 John Norris has successfully provided construction law services for contractors, owners and developers resolving construction disputes. For owners and developers’ disputes are often part of the construction process. There may be disagreements about the scope of work, allocations of responsibility and the meaning of even the most carefully drafted contract provision. John Norris is an experienced litigator and advocate for clients successfully resolving problems in a client-favorable manner that is timely and cost effective.

Resolving Disputes Involving:

  • Mechanic’s liens
  • Breach of contract and breach of warranty matters
  • Adjoining property owner issues
  • Construction deficiencies
  • Payment dispute resolution
  • Delay and inefficiency claims
  • Bond and insurance claims
  • Construction site accidents
  • Abandonment and termination of projects
  • Design and engineering issues

Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury

A Compassionate Attorney Who Makes a Difference

Jim St. ClairWhether you have been in an accident or a victim of medical malpractice, the results can leave you profoundly damaged physically, mentally and economically. You may be entitled to substantial compensation.

Since 1993, Jim St Clair has fought and helped our clients overcome some of the most traumatic moments of their lives. If you have been impacted by the negligence of another, it would be our privilege to evaluate your case. Contact Jim St. Clair today.

Resolving Disputes Involving:

  • Construction Injuries
  • Automobile accident injuries
  • Premise injuries (slip and falls)
  • Serious injuries (burn injuries)
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Anesthesia Errors
  • Birth injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Hospital malpractice
  • Surgical errors
  • Wrongful death

Construction Litigation

John Norris is a specialist in with significant successful verdicts and settlements for his clients; his experience in the courtroom and ability to stay current provides effective solutions to his clients.

Medical Malpractice

We offer no obligation legal consultation to discuss your claim. We take cases on contingencies – you pay nothing unless you win. Over the last 30 years we’ve received millions in settlements for our clients

Personal Injury

Jim St. Clair has been successfully delivery high dollar settlements and wins for his clients for over 30 years- you pay nothing unless he wins. He will work quickly to get you your settlement.

Employment Litigation

Seasoned employment litigators helping employees and employers achieve the best resolutions for your legal and enterprise goals at all stages of litigation. We have experience with single and multi-plaintiff suits.


We help clients who have been the victim of securities fraud, unsuitable investment strategies, broker lies and misrepresentation, misappropriation or theft or improper account management and more.

Alternate Dispute Resolution

Using a neutral third party along with your attorney to settle a dispute can be a cost- effective way of coming to an agreement. We recommend the best strategy that suits your needs.

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