Attorneys

James A. Noel
Associate Attorney

James has been practicing law since 1997. His focus is on Estate Planning, Estate Administration, and Estate Litigation. James is a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Marine Corp. and he recently retired from a second career as a U.S. Diplomat.

William D. Wides
Partner

Bill has been practicing law since 2013. His focus is on Civil Litigation. Bill will be handling a variety of litigation cases while continuing the firms focus on business and real estate litigation. Currently, Bill is the Prince William County Bar Association President for 2022.

Monroe “Mike” Windsor
Associate Attorney

Monroe “Mike” Windsor, an associate of Compton & Duling, L.C., joined the firm in 2021 after practicing law in Texas since 1987. Mike has been designated in Texas as Board Certified in Family Law. His practice with Compton & Duling will be in the area of domestic relations.

Nicholas C. Erickson
Associate Attorney

Since joining the firm in September 2019, Nicholas C. Erickson practices as an associate in the domestic relations practice area. 

Chris Chipman
Associate Attorney

Chris represents community associations as board counsel and litigation counsel. He serves as counsel to clients and community associations in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

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
Partner

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
Partner

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.

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.