Harry Shaia Jr.

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Partner since 1984
Richmond, Virginia
(804) 935-1402

Mr. Shaia began practicing law in 1953 and joined the firm in 1984. He is a Trustee for the Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Virginia and is an active member of his community. Harry focuses his practice on Bankruptcy law.

Harry earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his L.L.B. from the University of Richmond School of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • 65% Bankruptcy: Representing Debtors, Creditors & Trustee
  • 10% Estate Admin.: Serving as Trustee in Inter Vivos and Testamentary Trust
  • 15% Bodily Injury
  • 10% Commercial Transactions

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1953
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1953
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 1955


  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • L.L.B. - 1953
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Major: Economics


  • Statewide Seminars on Bankruptcy on two Associations, Virginia State Bar & Virginia Bar Association, 1978

Honors and Awards

  • Virginia Law Foundation Fellow, 2000 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Virginia Bar Association, Member
  • Henrico County Bar, Member
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association, Member

Charitable Activities

  • Virginia Legal Aid


  • Phi Alpha Delta