Jeremiah M. Yourth

Associate


Jeremiah’s practice consists of the representation of clients in complex litigation and transactional matters.   He has represented a diverse array of clients engaged in the sale, acquisition, development, financing and refinancing all types of residential and commercial property, including sellers, buyers, developers and lenders.  He also has significant experience representing landlords and tenants in both commercial and residential leasing transactions, including the lease of residential, retail, office, warehouse and industrial properties.  Jeremiah routinely handles contract and business disputes, transactional business matters such as mergers/acquisitions and private equity transactions. 

Jeremiah understands the needs and challenges faced by both small and large business owners and he enjoys helping clients find the best solutions to their legal needs. He counsels them on policies, procedures and best practices, among other issues. By recognizing and addressing problems as they develop, Jeremiah helps clients resolve minor issues that could otherwise lead to costly litigation. He represents clients in various forums, including courts, mediation and arbitration sessions, and administrative hearings. Jeremiah also helps his clients by using the knowledge and experience he gained as a former Administrative Law Judge. He can provide practical advice on various business and employment matters, including discrimination, workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation.

Not only does Jeremiah focus on working for his clients, but he also enjoys sharing his time and skills with others in his profession and community. He is an active member of the Virginia State Bar, Chesterfield Bar Association, Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association and Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He is currently involved in the Richmond Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and was selected as a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s  “Foundation’s Finest” young professional. Jeremiah is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of New York and before the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia.

Jeremiah earned his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 2009. While in law school, he was a finalist in the Donna Jo Morse Negotiation Competition. He also participated in numerous moot court competitions and was a quarterfinalist in the Karen C. McGovern Senior Prize Trials. Prior to attending law school, Jeremiah graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. 

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  • Albany Law School of Union University, Juris Doctor, 2009
  • University at Buffalo, B.A., Political Science Major, 2001
  • Virginia Super Lawyers, 2015-Present
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chesterfield Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association
  • Past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Richmond Chapter (Foundation’s Finest 2012, 2017)
  • Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Richmond Habitat for Humanity
  • FeedMore
  • Wills for Heroes