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Cox Law Group

The goal for every attorney at Cox Law Group is to provide our clients with the best service in getting them through the bankruptcy process. We are committed to providing skilled, professional and thoughtful representation to make our clients’ experience of going through the bankruptcy process as comfortable as possible. We limit our practice to representing only individuals and their families, and don’t practice in any other area of the law.

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David Cox


David Cox is the founder and managing attorney of Cox Law Group PLLC. He is a 1992 graduate of Virginia Tech and received his Juris Doctorate from the T.C. Williams School of Law in 1995. David served as a judicial clerk for the late Hon. William E. Anderson, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Virginia.

David practices bankruptcy law throughout the Western District of Virginia and has offices in Lynchburg, Danville, Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Winchester. He is recognized as one of Virginia’s leading bankruptcy attorneys and has committed his practice to helping individuals, families, farmers and small businesses deal with debt and collections.

David is a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Bankruptcy Institute. David also maintains memberships with the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees. David is the co-editor of Bankruptcy Practice in Virginia and authored the fourth edition of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s book, Consumer Bankruptcy: Fundamentals of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. David also lectures frequently at numerous CLE programs related to bankruptcy nationwide.

In November 2022, David was elected as a member of the National Bankruptcy Conference, a non-profit, non-partisan, self-supporting organization of approximately sixty lawyers, law professors, and bankruptcy judges whose primary purpose is to advise Congress on the operation of bankruptcy and related laws.

Phone: (434) 845-2600 ext 1025
Email: david@coxlawgroup.com

Lynchburg Bankruptcy Lawyer Janice Hansen

Janice Hansen

Janice Hansen is a 1991 graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Psychology, Cum Laude. She then received her Juris Doctorate Degree, Cum Laude, from the F.S.U. College of Law in 1996. While in law school, Janice was a chair person for the Public Interest Law Society and a Guardian Ad Litem.

Ms. Hansen is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Florida, and is a member of the American Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Lynchburg Junior League. She dedicates her practice to helping individuals and families in Virginia file for bankruptcy.

Phone: (434) 845-2600 ext 1016
Email: janice@coxlawgroup.com

Lynchburg Bankruptcy Lawyer Heidi Shafer

Heidi Shafer

Heidi Shafer is a native of Lexington, Virginia. She is a 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and a minor in Sociology. Heidi received her Juris Doctorate in 2002 from Regent University. Heidi was admitted to the Virginia state bar in 2002, and currently dedicates her practice to bankruptcy law.

Prior to joining Cox Law Group in 2008 she had previously practiced in the areas of Domestic and Juvenile Law, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Law. Heidi is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

Phone: (434) 845-2600 ext 1016
Email: heidi@coxlawgroup.com

Lynchburg Bankruptcy Lawyer Dave Wright

David Wright

David Wright was born and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is a 1992 graduate of Virginia Tech University with a B. A. in Political Science. He then received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law in 1996. David has devoted his practice to Bankruptcy Law since joining Cox Law Group in 2003.

Mr. Wright is licensed to practice law in and is a member of the state bar of Virginia. David worked in the area of Criminal Defense Law for five years prior to joining our firm. He has extensive experience in the General District Court, the Circuit Court, the Virginia Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. He is currently a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the Bankruptcy Section of the Lynchburg Bar. He is an active member of the Lynchburg community.

Phone: (434) 845-2600 ext 1024
Email: dave@coxlawgroup.com

Contact Us

We offer a free, confidential consultation at any of our 5 office locations throughout Central Virginia, and are also available by video conference via FaceTime, Skype or GoToMeeting. When you call our firm, your initial consultation with us is free, so you have nothing to lose by taking the first step today.

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122 South Market St. Danville VA 24541         (434) 791-4711


100 S Mason St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 (540) 689-0904


900 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501   (434) 845-2600


119 South Augusta St. Staunton, VA 24401     (540) 294-4562


609 Cedar Creek Grade Winchester, VA 22601       (540) 931-0913

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