George Holton Yates, P.C., is a law firm located in Virginia Beach, VA. We specialize in criminal defense and personal injury litigation.
George Holton Yates, P.C., is a law firm located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. We specialize in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. Mr. Yates, a former Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney City of Virginia Beach, with years of specialized training in criminal law, is experienced, dedicated, tough, and committed to getting the absolute best possible result in any and every case.
We fight to win and have had great success.
George Holton Yates has 30 years experience in thousands of criminal and DUI cases. He has been one of the most recognized criminal defense lawyers in Virginia Beach for more than 25 years. He has appeared before judges and juries in every city and county in the Greater Virginia Beach region. Mr. Yates is licensed to practice in Virginia, Florida and Utah, and also regularly practices in the Federal Courts in Norfolk and Newport News.
Mr. Yates is a former Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Virginia Beach (1985-1989) and in 1997 he earned Board Certification by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) as a Criminal Trial Specialist.
The NBTA is recognized by The American Bar Association as a certifying agency for lawyer specialization. Board Certification requires rigorous study and proof of experience, and an examination in the areas of Trial practice, Evidence, and Ethics. This certification has been renewed every 5 years, with proof of experience and high ethical reviews. The Commonwealth of Virginia does not certify lawyers in areas of specialty.