George Warren Shanks

George Warren Shanks

Attorney
Location:
Luray, Virginia
Phone:
540-743-4511
Fax:
540-743-3591
Email:

Professional Activities and Honors


• Virginia State Bar Local Bar Leader of the Year, 2000
• Fellow, Virginia Law Foundation, 2005
• Fellow, American Bar Foundation,
• President, Virginia State Bar, 2011 - 2012
• President-Elect, Virginia State Bar, 2010 – 2011
• Immediate Past-President, Virginia State Bar, 2012 – 2013
• Member, Virginia State Bar Council, 2006-2013
• Chair, VSB Conference of Local Bar Associations, 2006-2007
• Member, Conference of Local Bar Associations Executive Committee, 2001-2008
• Chair, VSB Senior Lawyers Conference, 2007-2008
• Member, VSB Senior Lawyers Conference Board of Governors, 2004-2009
• Member, VSB General Practice Section Board of Governors, 2005-2008
• President, Page County Bar Association, 1980, 1991, 2000

Areas of Practice

  • Personal injury Law including Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1969
  • Indiana University
    • B.A. - 1966

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Commissioner of Accounts for Page County, Virginia, 2004 - present
  • Warren County Bar Association
  • Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Commissioners of Accounts
  • Virginia Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys

Past Employment Positions

  • George Warren Shanks, P.C., Luray, Virginia, 1985-2006
  • Hackley, Shanks & Price, Luray, Virginia, 1979-1985
  • Luray, Virginia, Solo practice, 1977 – 1979
  • U.S. Senator Harry F. Byrd, United States Senate, 1972 - 1977
  • Larrick & White, Winchester, Virginia, 1970 – 1972

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors, Lawyers Helping Lawyers
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Blue Ridge Legal Services
  • Member, Board of Directors, Virginia Law Foundation
  • Lay Chaplain and Choir Member, First Baptist Church, Front Royal