Nathan Veldhuis

Nathan is an Attorney and Counselor at Law who is peer-reviewed AV by Martindale Hubbell (the highest possible peer-reviewed rating for Legal Ability and Highest Ethical Standards) and who is ranked 10/10 by AVVO (National Attorney rating entity and peer to peer and attorney to client connection service).  He has spent his entire career representing persons and family members and friends of individuals who have been injured or killed through no fault of their own, by the negligence of other people, corporations and the state and federal governments. 

In starting the firm with Howard, Nathan brings with him significant experience throughout the Commonwealth, including from interning for the Hon. B. Waugh Crigler, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Virginia while in law school directly to practicing at Tremblay & Smith, PLLC in Charlottesville, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen’s Fredericksburg office and DiMuro Ginsburg in Alexandria, Virginia.

Nathan has practiced his entire career in all manner of personal injury cases from “fender benders” resulting in injuries that don’t heal as quickly as a person or members of their family might hope, to major and catastrophic motor vehicle, trucking and motorcycle collisions resulting in deaths, catastrophic physical injuries, emotional and mental injuries, and taking on large nursing home and long term care facilities for injury and death of patients, and the likes of Walmart and other massive corporations, major chain restaurants, service stations and grocery stores in cases involving slip-and-falls and trip-and-falls.

Nathan has served on the Board of Directors of SARA (the Sexual Assault Resource Agency), in Charlottesville, Virginia, and aggressively pursues cases involving rape and sexual assault in massage parlors, doctors’ offices, child care facilities and hotels all the while ensuring the utmost sensitivity and discretion in handling such horrifying and deeply personal matters with the utmost care and professionalism.

Nathan served on the Board of Directors Of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia and continues to litigate tirelessly on behalf of persons sustaining Traumatic Brain Injuries as a result of motor vehicle collisions, tractor trailers and violent slips-and-falls. Nathan is committed to stamping out life-changing and illegal wrongs that result in persons’ injuries and deaths caused by state and federal governmental entities, including state hospitals, mental health facilities and law enforcement.

Nathan also aggressively represents people in the areas of Professional Malpractice resulting in life-changing, and life-ending damages, including Legal and Medical malpractice cases.  Nathan champions the rights of those persons who are victim of  violations of civil rights, protected under the United States and the Virginia Constitution, in addition to cases involving defamation/libel/slander. 

He has 14 years of experience exclusively representing citizens and their families and loved ones throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, from Charlottesville, to Fredericksburg and Northern Virginia, to Richmond, and in the District of Columbia.

Nathan is admitted to practice law in: The Fourth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals The Eastern and Western Federal District Courts of Virginia, All Circuit and General District Courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and The Superior Courts of the District of Columbia.

Nathan received his Juris Doctorate Degree from George Mason University School of Law immediately after earning his Master of Arts Degree in Biomedical Ethics from the University of Virginia Graduate School of Arts Sciences.

Nathan is currently serving as the newly-elected President of the Virginia State Bar’s largest section, the Litigation Section Board of Governors. In addition, Nathan is also a member of the Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics which develops and maintains The Rules of Professional Conduct which governs all attorneys  in Virginia, and which writes Legal Ethics Opinions interpreting those rules to educate lawyers to comply with the Rules.  

In addition to his leadership work with the Virginia State Bar, Nathan is also the Past-President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association Young Trial Lawyers’ Section and currently serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association and he is also a member of the American Association for Justice, a nation-wide network of top Plaintiffs’ lawyers.

Nathan is also an elected member of the Boyd-Graves Conference, a highly selective invitation-only exclusive conference of select attorneys and judges throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, charged with studying numerous areas of civil law practice and with making recommendations to changes to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia, the Code of Virginia, and discussion and analysis of Virginia Supreme Court and other Virginia Courts to be submitted as advisory to the General Assembly and the Virginia Supreme Court. 

Howard Bullock

Howard Bullock has lived in Richmond, Virginia for over 25 years and is a founding member and partner of The Law Offices of Veldhuis & Bullock. Howard is committed to protecting the rights of those injured by the negligence of others, through no fault of their own, and dedicates his practice to all manner of personal injury cases including, for example, motorcycle accidents, car accidents, truck accidents, slips and trips and falls and wrongful death.

Howard has significant experience in the in both General District and Circuit Court’s throughout the Greater Richmond area and in Central Virginia, and is passionate about fighting for his clients. He attended Hampden-Sydney College where he majored in History with a minor in Rhetoric. While attending Hampden-Sydney, Howard studied abroad at St. Anne’s College at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Howard is also a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity where he served as the Community Service Chairman. Howard attended law school at Saint Thomas University in Miami, Florida.

While attending law school Howard served as a Judicial Intern with the Honorable Abby Cynamon, Eleventh Judicial circuit court of Miami, Florida.

Howard is licensed to practice law before all Courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia including U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia. Howard currently serves as a District Representative for the Third District for the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference. Howard is also a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice,.

Outside of work, Howard enjoys fishing, traveling, snowboarding, and spending time on the water.