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Harry Shaia Jr. | Partner since 1984

Richmond, Virginia



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

  • Bankruptcy
  • Estate Administration

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

Honors and Awards

  • Virginia Law Foundation Fellow, 2000 - Present
  • Lecturer of Statewide Seminars on Bankruptcy - Virginia State Bar & Virginia Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Virginia Bar Association, Member
  • Henrico County Bar, Member
  • Richmond Bankruptcy Bar Section, Co-Founder/Former President

Charitable Activities

  • Virginia Legal Aid


  • Phi Alpha Delta