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Richard G. Poinsett

Richard “Dick” Poinsett has been practicing consumer bankruptcy law in the Hampton Roads area for almost 40 years. In October 2011, The Law Firm of Richard G. Poinsett merged with Boleman Law Firm. Today Mr. Poinsett is Of Counsel to Boleman Law Firm.

In 1965 Dick joined the U.S. Marine Corps and, after graduating from law school, he served on active duty from 1971-1974. As a Captain in the Marine Corps, he was a member of the Judge Advocate General Corps. After leaving the Marine Corps, Dick remained a member of the USMC reserves for another 3 years.

Dick was raised in central New Jersey in the farming community of Allentown, NJ. Today, he and his wife live in Hampton, VA. They have three married daughters and six grandchildren. Dick enjoys singing in the bass section of his church choir, restoring his 1840 log cabin and gardening on his 10-acre retreat near Charlottesville, VA.



  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Economics, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA
  • Juris Doctor, Marshall Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Professional Memberships and Recognitions

  • Virginia State Bar, Bankruptcy Section
  • Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Past Member, American Bar Association
  • Past Member, Hampton Bar Association
  • United States Bankruptcy Court
  • United States District Court
  • Fourth Circuit Court of appeals
  • U.S. Military Court of Appeals
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Thomas Nelson Community College

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