Trusted Service And Advocacy


Since 1931, Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., has been providing exceptional legal services to individuals and businesses throughout Virginia's Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula.

Our clients enjoy the benefits of a general practice firm, with the special skill and knowledge typically reserved to boutique practices. Each of our attorneys limits his or her practice to a few key areas providing clients with a high level of legal representation. Through collaboration, our firm offers comprehensive legal representation to individuals and businesses.

Our practice areas include business and corporate law, estate planning and probate, taxation, real estate, divorce and family law, personal injury and wrongful death, criminal defense and civil trials and appeals.

Recognized And Respected Legal Representation

Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., has an established reputation for providing exceptional legal services. Several of our attorneys have served the local community in prominent positions, including several former presidents of the Northern Neck Bar Association. Many of our attorneys have been recognized in Virginia's Super Lawyers, as Rising Stars and as Virginia Business Legal Elite. In addition, our firm has been AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell's peer review process for the past 40 years. This rating is reserved for firms that exemplify only the highest legal abilities and ethical standards.

Attorneys come to our firm from some of the country's most prestigious academic institutions, including the University of Virginia, Yale, Princeton, George Washington University, Washington and Lee University, the College of William & Mary, and the U.S. Naval Academy.

For more information about our lawyers, and their respective qualifications, please refer to their biographies linked below.

Ammon G Dunton Jr Managing Partner

Ammon G. Dunton, Jr.
Managing Partner

Craig H Smith William R Curdts Morgan-W-Alley

Craig H. SmithWilliam R. CurdtsMorgan W. Alley

Elizabeth B. Hurd John R. HodgesE. Stanley Murphy

Wesley M. Charlton

Wesley M. Charlton

Contact the law offices of Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., at 804-435-5069 or 866-603-0774 to schedule a consultation.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.