Stephen Price

Stephen C. Price

Principal

Steve Price’s business practice is focused on:

  • Real estate matters
  • Litigation involving adverse possession, easement and covenant disputes, partition and quieting of title
  • Condemnation
  • Land conservation easements
  • Litigation involving estates and trusts
  • Representation of not-for profits

Steve has:

  • Handled over 40 jury trials in state and federal courts
  • Lead counsel in over 20 reported state and federal decisions
  • Argued cases in the Virginia Supreme Court and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

In addition, Steve has served in the following capacities:

  • Local Right-of-way counsel for the Virginia Department of Transportation (1981-1990), handling over 75 property acquisitions through condemnation for the Commonwealth
  • Commissioner in Chancery and Judge pro tempore for the Circuit Court of Loudoun County
  • Substitute Judge for the General District Courts of Loudoun, Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties 1982-94
  • General Counsel: Land Trust of VirginiaHealthworks for Northern VirginiaMuseum of the Shenandoah Valley,  and Oatlands (a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation)
  • LL.M., University of Cambridge (Queens’ College), 1977
  • J.D., University of Virginia, 1974
  • B.A. with honors, Virginia Military Institute, 1971
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated attorney, the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.
  • Voted among the “Legal Elite” Virginia Business, 2009, 2010, 2012-19
  • Virginia “Super Lawyer,” 2014-20
  • Leesburg’s Thomas Balch Library Advisory Commission 2014 History Award for his many contributions to the conservation of land, historic preservation, and the history of Loudoun County.
  • Cale v. Paderick, 546 F2d 577 (4th Cir. Va. 1976)
  • Cradle of Democracy Broadcasting Co. v. David Green Broadcast Consultants Corp., 33 B.R. 1004 (1983)
  • McLean Bank v. Nelson, 232 Va. 420 (1986)
  • United States v. 198.73 Acres of Land, 800 F.2d 434 (4th Cir. 1986)
  • Loudoun County Bd. of Supervisors v. Lunn, 24 Va. Cir. 13 (Loudoun 1990)
  • Trout v. Commonwealth Trans. Comm’r, 241 Va. 69 (1991)
  • First State Holdings, Inc. v. Shor Leesburg Assn., L.P., 28 Va. Cir. 314 (Loudoun 1992)
  • DCDF Inc. v. Shay, 30 Va. Cir. 185 (Loudoun 1993)
  • Sjurseth v. Loudoun Co., 31 Va. Cir. 335 (Loudoun 1993)
  • DCDF, Inc. v. Cam-Net Data Systems, 31 Va. Cir. 457 (Loudoun 1993)
  • Alberts v. Karl Mintjens Furniture International, Inc., 30 Va. Cir. 245 (Loudoun 1993)
  • Dator Corporation v. Rufus S. Lusk & Son, 1995 U.S. App Lexis 14605
  • Loudoun County Bd of Supervisors v. Vanguard Ltd. Partnership, 35 Va. Cir. 254 & 38 Va. Cir. 200 (Loudoun 1994 & 1995).
  • Miller v. Miller, 1996 Va. App. Lexis 499
  • Wilson v. Farmington on the Green Homeowners’ Assn, 1997 Va. Cir. Lexis 693
  • Stephens v. Caruthers, 97 F. Supp. 2d, 698 (E.D. Va. 2000)
  • America Online, Inc. v. E*Trade Group, Inc., 59 Va. Cir. 48 (Loudoun 2002)
  • Sherry Wilson and Co., Inc. v. Generals Court, L.C., No. 21696, 2002 WL 32136374 at (Va. Cir. Ct. Sept. 27, 2002)
  • Shilling v. Jimenez, 268 Va. 202 (2004)
  • Kerttula v. Candea, 68 Va. Cir. 414 (Loudoun 2005)
  • Gowin v. Granite Depot, LLC, 272 Va. 246 (2006)
  • Phoenix Renovation Corp. v. Rodriguez, 461 F. Supp. 2d 411 (E. D. Va. 2006)
  • Augmentation Inc. v. Atoka Chase Ass’n, 2008 Va. Cir. LEXIS 198 (Loudoun)
  • Christian Gonzales Construction, L.L.C. v. Webb et al., 2009 Va. Cir. LEXIS 179 (Loudoun)
  • Fein, Trustee v. Zand 78, LLC (Supreme Court of Va. 2015) http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/scv/orders_unpublished/home.html
  • Miller, Trustee, et al. v. Athey, 96 Va. Cir. 223 (Loudoun 2017)
  • Van Buren v. Poston & Old Meadow, LLC, 97 Va. Cir. 229 (Loudoun 2017)
  • Westlake Legal Group v. Flynn, 293 Va. 344 (2017)
  • Feeney v. Feeney, 295 Va. 312 (2018)
  • Sweeney v. Greatorex, 102 Va. Cir. (Frederick 2018)
  • Zemanovich v. Greatorex, 2019 Va. Cir. LEXIS 264 (Frederick)
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