Meet Our Team

At Huffman & Huffman, we have more than 100 years of combined legal experience. We’ve brought together experienced attorneys and staff who can appreciate and understand your specific legal needs. Our goal is to provide you with service that is professional and personal.

We invite you to meet our team and come in for a free consultation to learn more about how we can best serve your legal needs.

Charles A. Huffman III

Charles A. Huffman III, Senior Partner


chuffman@huffmanhuffman.com

Charles A. Huffman III is a senior partner at Huffman & Huffman and has more than 35 years of experience as a practicing attorney. When Charlie is not representing clients in court, he enjoys boating, skiing and riding his motorcycle. He resides in Newport News with his wife and is the proud father of two children, who live and work in the Tidewater area.

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Education

  • Virginia Technical Institute (B.A., 1967)
  • University of Richmond´s T.C. Williams School of Law (J.D., 1971)

Affiliations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America

Admissions

  • Virginia Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Brad W. Huffman

Brad W. Huffman, Senior Partner


bhuffman@huffmanhuffman.com

Brad W. Huffman is a senior partner at Huffman & Huffman and has more than 25 years of experience as a practicing attorney. Brad was born and raised in Hampton Roads and currently resides in Newport News with his wife and three sons. He enjoys boating, spending time with his family and cheering on his sons at their Little League games.

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Education

  • Christopher Newport University (B.A., 1978)
  • Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles (J.D., 1981)

Affiliations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America

Admissions

  • Virginia Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Keith J. Leonard

Keith J. Leonard, Senior Litigation Attorney


kleonard@huffmanhuffman.com

Keith J. Leonard is a senior litigation attorney with Huffman & Huffman and concentrates his practice on the litigation of plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Prior to joining Huffman & Huffman, Keith practiced law for several years in the Hampton Roads area. Keith is a lifelong resident of Hampton Roads and currently resides in Virginia Beach with his wife and children. He enjoys spending time with his family, friends and fellow church members. When he's not in the courtroom, he can be found surfing in Virginia Beach or cheering on his favorite sports teams.

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Education

  • Old Dominion University (B.S., 2000)
  • Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., 2003)

Affiliations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America

Admissions

  • Virginia Courts
  • 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

David Ratz

David Ratz, Litigation Attorney


dratz@huffmanhuffman.com

David Ratz is a litigation attorney with Huffman & Huffman and concentrates his practice on litigation of plaintiff’s cases in the areas of personal injury, property damage and coverage disputes. Prior to litigating plaintiff’s cases, David was a defense attorney, in both private practice and as associate staff counsel for GEICO, Inc. He also spent several years in general practice. David resides in Chesapeake with his wife and children. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys spending time with his family while camping, hunting, boating and hiking in rural Virginia.

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Education

  • Liberty University (B.S., 1998)
  • Regent School of Law (J.D., 2004)

Affiliations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association

Admission

  • Virginia Courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Western District of Virginia

John Paulson, Litigation Attorney

John Paulson, Litigation Attorney


jpaulson@huffmanhuffman.com

John Paulson is a litigation attorney with Huffman & Huffman, with a concentration on litigating plaintiff’s personal injury cases. Prior to joining Huffman & Huffman, John was staff counsel for a major insurance company which gave him a unique perspective into knowing how insurance companies run.

Prior to staff counsel, John also spent several years in general practice. A lifelong resident of Hampton Roads, John lives in Virginia Beach with his wife and two children.

In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, boating, going to the beach and spending time with his family.


Nicholas L. Woodhouse

Nicholas L. Woodhouse, Litigation Attorney


nwoodhouse@huffmanhuffman.com

Nicholas L. Woodhouse is an attorney with Huffman & Huffman and concentrates his practice on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Prior to joining Huffman & Huffman, Nicholas worked as a defense attorney in private practice as well as for a major insurance company. In addition to his law practice, he has worked alongside medical professionals throughout Tidewater for several years. Nicholas resides in Virginia Beach with his wife. They love the outdoors, travel, and spending time with their family.

Education

  • Virginia Tech (B.A., 2003)
  • Penn State Law (J.D., 2006)
  • Harvard University (Premedical Program, 2014)
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (M.S., 2016)

Admission

  • Virginia Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Pennsylvania Courts