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Representing Virginia Beach clients for more than 35 years

The Law Office of Jeremiah A. Denton III was founded in 1980 to serve our neighbors in the Tidewater communities of Virginia. A hallmark of our firm is our willingness to accept the most challenging cases that involve complex issues of law. Our successful outcomes in resolving difficult problems have earned our lawyers the reputation for winning unwinnable cases.

Meet our team of professional, determined attorneys

Our attorneys bring diverse skills and knowledge to our firm and regularly work together to develop solutions to complicated cases across a wide spectrum of legal issues. All our lawyers are devoted to reaching justice in each and every case, and we share a commitment to giving our clients personal attention from beginning to finish.

Learn more about the members of our team and what we can do for you:

 

Jeremiah A. Denton III — Jeremiah is the founder of our law firm. Throughout his 35-year career, Jeremiah has won numerous high jury verdicts — including recent awards totaling nearly $10 million. He utilizes the same determination and attention to detail that brought him success in his former position as a Vietnam helicopter pilot.
Jermiah (Jake) A. Denton IV — Jeremiah IV, who goes by Jake, graduated Cum Laude in 2012 from the William and Mary School of Law, where he interned for Chief Judge Walter S. Felton Jr. on the Court of Appeals of Virginia.  Since joining The Law Office of Jeremiah A. Denton III, Jake has worked on several high profile cases, including a 10-week trial in federal court and an appeal to the Virginia Supreme Court.  He joins our team after a career in journalism.

Learn more about our experienced team of Virginia Beach attorneys

To learn more about how our lawyers can help you, call The Law Office of Jeremiah A. Denton III at 757-215-4818 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.

Virginia State Bar Disclaimer
Every Legal Matter Is Different. The Outcome Of Each Legal Case Depends Upon Many Factors, Including The Facts Of The Case, And No Attorney Can Guarantee A Positive Result In Any Particular Case. The Outcome Of Every Case Will Depend On A Variety Of Factors Unique To Each Case And Case Results Depicted Here Do Not Guarantee Or Predict A Similar Result In Any Future Case.
Prior Cases
  • "Jury awards $3 million in wrongful death murder trial. - Horse people article in media section"

  • "Jury awards $1,200,000 in legal malpractice case - link: https://www.dailypress.com/business/dp-xpm-20140602-2014-06-02-dp-newport-news-jury-hands-down-12-million-malpractice-verdict-against-hampton-lawyer-20140602-story.html"

  • "Denton recognized for two of Virginia's top million dollar-plus verdicts - Denton LW reprint article in media section"

  • "WAVY ordered to pay $1.2m for defaming couple - link: https://www.pilotonline.com/business/article_042bb0f1-7f61-5d99-bbbb-5e1eacfb9aea.html"

  • "Student scores $5m jury verdict for libel - Lawyers-Weekly-Article-on-5m-Verdict in media section"

  • "Federal jury awards event planners $600,000 each "

  • "Attorney, firm hit with $420,000 verdict - link: https://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-xpm-20090415-2009-04-15-0904140094-story.html">https://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-xpm-20090415-2009-04-15-0904140094-story.html"

Client Testimonials
  • "Jerry, You are an incredible man. Your intelligence and strength were the foundation of our fight. Because of you we have a restored sense of self worth...- Read All"

  • "Dear Mr. Awesome, Champion of the Underdog: No words seem adequate to the occasion. I am just thrilled for you and your very deserving clients. Congratulations! "

  • "It's nice to know that there are still people like you in this world that are not afraid to go against the grain of society and are willing to stick there neck out for somebody else because of their belief in that person. "

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    5.0/5.0

    Due to the nature of our case, my family attorney was not qualified to represent us so he sent us to see Mr. Denton. Jake's calm, friendly and professional demeanor seemingly took the other side off guard and we won our case with minimal drama. I wou...

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    5.0/5.0

    I was referred to Jake Denton by one of his law school classmates who practices law in Staunton, VA. I was being sued by a business in Virginia Beach. I’m not going into particulars but I could not be happier with the results that Jake produced. A ...

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    5.0/5.0

    I was referred to Jerry Denton after meeting with several other personal injury attorneys. I knew immediately after meeting with him, this was who I wanted in my corner. Mr. Denton is personable and compassionate with his clients, yet a very skil...

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    5.0/5.0

    I was represented by Mr. Jeremiah Denton in a complex case spanning over two years involving custody of children, a veteran, complex mental health issues, financial issues and much more. The outcome I sought was very rarely granted in the state of Vi...

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    5.0/5.0

    Jake was extremely hardworking

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