The Schroeder Law Firm, P.C.

W. Harrison Schroeder
Attorney at Law

W. Harrison Schroeder

Overview:

Mr. Schroeder's practice includes real estate, estate planning, estate and trust administration, business law, civil litigation, divorce, and criminal defense.

Mr. Schroeder was raised in Northern Virginia, son of Brigadier General and Mrs. Henry J. Schroeder, Jr. He attended Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, majored in History at Washington & Lee University, and attended law school at the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he graduated in the top 5% of his law school class. In law school, he served as an editor on both of the school's legal journals, represented indigent members of the community in civil and criminal matters through the law school's pro bono legal clinic, served as a member of the school's Moot Court Board, received the Tennessee Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, and was inducted into the prestigious Order of the Coif legal honorary society.

Following law school, he gained valuable experience as a judicial law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Samuel G. Wilson in Roanoke and through the handling of automobile warranty litigation while associated with the law firm of McGuireWoods in Richmond. In 2002, Mr. Schroeder formed the law offices of W. Harrison Schroeder, P.C., in Tappahannock, Virginia, practicing law in his late grandfather's former law office. In 2005, Mr. Schroeder relocated his practice to Floyd, and, in 2007, Mr. Schroeder and Dale Profitt merged their firms to form Profitt & Schroeder, Attorneys, P.C. In 2015, Mr. Profitt retired from the firm, and the firm was renamed The Schroeder Law Firm, P.C.

He is Vice President of the Floyd County Bar Association, a past President of the Floyd Lions Club, and a Past Master of the Floyd Masonic Lodge. He is also a member of several patriotic and hereditary societies including the Jamestowne Society, Society of the Cincinnati, Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and Order of the Crown of Charlemagne. He served as Governor of the Jamestowne Society during the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown in 2007 and greeted Queen Elizabeth during her visit to Jamestown Island.

Education:

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee, Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree, summa cum laude, May 2000.
    • Order of the Coif
    • Tennessee Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
    • Advocates' Prize Moot Court Competition: award for best legal brief
    • Member, Moot Court Board
    • Editor of Student Materials, Tennessee Law Review
    • Publications Editor, Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law
    • John W. Green Scholar
    • James Thurman Ailor Scholar
    • Student Attorney, University of Tennessee College of Law Legal Clinic
    • Vice President, Business and Tax Law Association
    • Member, Christian Legal Society
    • Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity

  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, Bachelor of Arts Degree in European History, June 1997.
    • Washington and Lee Debate Team
    • Chi Psi Social Fraternity

  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Fairfax County, Virginia, Advanced Studies Diploma, June 1993.

Professional History:

  • 2015-present: The Schroeder Law Firm, P.C., Floyd, Virginia.

  • 2007-2015: Profitt & Schroeder, Attorneys, P.C., Floyd, Virginia.

  • 2002-2007: Law Offices of W. Harrison Schroeder, P.C., Tappahannock (2002-2005) and Floyd (2005-2007), Virginia.

  • 2001-2002: Associate, McGuireWoods, LLP, Richmond, Virginia. Member of the Product Liability and Litigation Management team. Represented several major automobile manufacturers in various lawsuits alleging negligence, defective design, breach of warranty, breach of contract, fraud, and violation of the Virginia Motor Vehicle Warranty Enforcement Act (the "Virginia Lemon Law"), the Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act, and the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Also assisted with the defense of toxic tort litigation in Mississippi, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.

  • 2000-2001: Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Samuel G. Wilson, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke. Assisted with the research and preparation of judicial orders and memorandum opinions in a variety of civil and criminal matters.

  • 1999: Summer Associate, McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe, LLP, Richmond, Virginia. Worked on various estate planning, civil litigation, and corporate matters.

  • 1998, 1999: Summer Associate, Hunton & Williams, Richmond, Virginia. Worked on various corporate, antitrust, and commercial litigation matters.

  • 1999: Student Attorney, University of Tennessee College of Law Legal Clinic, Knoxville, Tennessee. Represented indigent members of the community through the law school's pro bono legal clinic in a variety of criminal matters, landlord-tenant cases, and social security disability applications and appeals.

  • 1995: Summer Clerk, Law Offices of Emory L. Carlton, Tappahannock, Virginia.

Admitted to Practice in the Following Courts:

  • All Virginia trial and appellate courts,
    including the Supreme Court of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia

Associations:


THE SCHROEDER LAW FIRM, P.C.
Burwell House
304 East Main Street
Post Office Box 156
Floyd, Virginia 24091-0156

Telephone: (540) 745-4435
Facsimile: (540) 745-4436

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