Timothy C. Carwile
Mr. Carwile, a native Virginian, began the practice of law as the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Greater Lynchburg. He moved to Waynesboro in 1974, practicing with W. Charles Poland and serving for eight years as Waynesboro’s first Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney before he co-founded the firm of Carwile & Ricketts, P.C., which merged with Carter R. Allen, R. Toms Dalton, Jr. and G. William Watkins in 1987 to form the present professional corporation, Allen & Carwile, P.C. He has served as President of the firm since Mr. Allen’s retirement in 2002.
While his earlier career included considerable practice in estate planning and complex divorce and business transactional work, for more than a decade Mr. Carwile’s has focused primarily on trial practice with special emphasis on criminal defense representation. He is a frequent lecturer on various legal topics, having spoken for the Virginia CLE on the defense of DUI (driving under the influence/DWI/driving while intoxicated) and other serious traffic cases and is a co-author of the current definitive work on the subject, “Defense of Serious Traffic Cases in Virginia”. He has also written extensively on many other aspects of the law. In 2011 Mr. Carwile completed a six-year term as a member of the Mandatory Legal Education Committee appointed by the Virginia Supreme Court and was recently elected by the Virginia State Bar as a member of its Eighth District Disciplinary Committee. He currently serves the Augusta County, VA, Circuit Court as a Commissioner in Chancery.
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