Compton & Duling > Attorneys
Chris Chipman

Since 2009, Chris has represented community associations as both board counsel and as litigation counsel. He has served and continues to serve  as counsel to community associations in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Chris prides himself on his ability to advise associations on complex legal issues. Chris is available to provide legal counsel […]

Jason E. Hickman
Managing Member

Jason assists both developers and individuals as they deal with the numerous issues surrounding ownership, development, purchase and sale of real estate.

Maryse C. Allen

Maryse Allen, a partner of Compton & Duling, L.C., is the head of the domestic relations practice at the firm, and she is a frequent speaker at legal education courses.

Thomas D. Duling
Of Counsel

A founding partner of the firm, Tom has devoted his practice to elder law, estate planning, estate litigation and business planning and transactions.

Geary H. Rogers

Mr. Rogers has expertise in commercial real estate transactions and real estate development, condominiums, homeowners associations, contracts, and more.

Sherman Patrick Jr.
Director of Zoning & Entitlements (Land Use Planner)

Assists businesses, property owners and developers with obtaining approval of rezoning, special use permits, site plans, and other government permits.

Tim Aiken

Tim’s litigation and dispute resolution experience includes representation of clients in several forums, including Virginia state and federal courts, arbitration, and mediation.

Margaret Turlington Patterson

Meg Patterson represents family law clients in divorce and child custody matters. Her prosecution experience makes her an advocate in protective order cases.

Katherine M. Waters
Of Counsel

Ms. Waters has represented numerous clients in formation of entities, shareholder and partnership agreements, financings, and general corporate law.

C. Lacey Compton Jr.
Partner, Retired

Lacey Compton has handled hundreds of rezoning requests during his 35 years of practice, providing representation in all facets of land use and permitting.