Ed Atkinson


Sole Practitioner

Location: Norfolk, Virginia

Phone: 757-648-8579

Fax: 757-962-3708

Email: Email Me

Ed Atkinson studied Latin and Ancient Greek at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He read some of the most respected thinkers and speakers in human history in their original languages, including Cicero, Caesar, Plato and Aristotle. Ed studied law at Florida State University and has practiced law in a broad range of subject areas, with a focus on personal injury, criminal defense, divorce and wills and estates. As a trainer of competitive working and protection dogs, Ed has a unique insight into dog bite injury cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Admiralty & Maritime
  • Car Accident
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Dog Bites/Attacks
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2008


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D.
    • Honors: William H. Stafford Inns of Court
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor , Michigan
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Phillips Prize for Latin Translation
    • Major: Classical Languages and Literature

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


  • German
  • French
  • Ancient Greek
  • Latin