Matthew C. Sunderlin

Joined the Firm in 1999

Education
Regent University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Hampden-Sydney College, B.A. in History, 1989

Professional Affiliations
Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation since 2003*
Certified Guardian ad litem for incapacitated adults in Virginia since 2003
Listed in the 2008 Virginia Super Lawyers magazine in the area of Elder Law
Listed in the 2009 Virginia Super Lawyers magazine in the area of Elder Law
Listed in the 2012 Virginia Super Lawyers magazine in the area of Elder Law
Listed in the 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers magazine in the area of Elder Law
Listed in the 2014 Virginia Super Lawyers magazine in the area of Elder Law
Listed in the 2015 Virginia Super Lawyers magazine in the area of Elder Law
Lecturer, Virginia Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
Author, Managing Incapacity, Elder Law Handbook, Virginia Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Member, Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Treasurer, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar Association, 2011-2012
President, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar Association, 2014-2015
Member, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar Association
Member, Virginia State Bar
Member, Virginia Guardianship Association
Former Representative for the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Bar Association to the Council of Local Bar Associations of the Virginia State Bar

*There is no procedure in Virginia for approving certifying organizations.

Community Involvement
Past Member, Harrisonburg Council of the Central and Western Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
Assistant District Governor, Rotary International (Area 3, Dist. 7570), 2013-2017
Past President and Past Board Member, Rotary Club of Harrisonburg, 2009-2010
Past Member, Board of Directors of the Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation, Inc., 2005-2011
Past Member, Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Community Trust, 2004-2010
Past President and Past Board Member, The Arc (Association for Retarded Citizens) of Harrisonburg / Rockingham, 2002-2008
Past President and Past Board Member, The ElderAlliance, 2002-2007
Past Member, Rotary Club of Great Bridge, Chesapeake, Virginia, 1997-1999


 

 

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areas of practice

  • Elder Law
  • Estate & Incapacity Planning
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Taxation
  • Public Benefits with regard to Long Term Care Needs
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships