William R. Curdts

William R. Curdts

White Stone, Virginia

A partner with the firm since 1987, Bill now focuses his practice on civil litigation, with emphasis on probate and fiduciary litigation, will contests and marital property division. Bill carries a Martindale-Hubbell® peer-review rating of AV® PreeminentTM and has been peer selected for inclusion among Virginia Business magazine's Legal Elite in the area of civil litigation. Bill was a Lawn resident at the University of Virginia, the president and social chairman of his fraternity, a distinguished military graduate, and a member of the PK German Society. After completing military service, he practiced in the Federal and State courts of Northern Virginia for several years before moving to Middlesex County in 1979 to become a traditional country lawyer. With substantial experience in not only civil trial work, but also real estate transactions, wills and estate planning, appellate practice, criminal trials, corporate and business law and divorce and family law, Bill brings to the firm's clients and their problems seasoned judgment and a versatile perspective. He and his wife, Blair, enjoy sailing. They have three charming daughters.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1987

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning & Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1989


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. With Honors - 1976
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.A. With Distinction - 1970

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Northern Neck Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Army Reserves, Captain, 1970 - 1978

Pro Bono Activities

  • Former Director, Rappahannock General Hospital Foundation
  • Former Director, Middlesex County Public Libraries
  • Private Referral Attorney, Rappahannock Legal Services, Incorporated
  • Former Director, Rappahannock Legal Services, Incorporated