If you mess with the bull, you get the horns.


Dirk Padgett Law PLLC was founded on the principles of dedication, hard work and aggressive representation. These are values that founding attorney Dirk B. Padgett developed while serving in the U.S. military, first as a member of the 101st Airborne Division and later as a member of the Judge Advocate General’s Corps.

“If you mess with the bull, you get the horns.” Dirk B. Padgett will bring that passion to protect your interests, providing a top criminal defense for clients in Roanoke, Virginia.

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Our Commitment


Dirk B. Padgett has extensive experience combining real-world operations with expert analysis, organization, investigation, negotiation, and courtroom litigation skills to prepare high-profile prosecutions. He’ll provide the best available criminal defense in Roanoke.

Practice Areas


Criminal Law & DUIs

Criminal law deals with behavior that is or can be construed as an offense against the public, society, or the state. These charges come with varying penalties, including fines and jail time.Learn More »

Family Law

We are passionate about protecting your parental rights and financial interests in cases involving divorce, custody, and support.Learn More »

Auto Accidents

It is a tragedy that so many people are forced to fight to receive benefits if they are injured in a car accident. Let me help you through the process.Learn More »

Social Security Benefits

Did you know that more than half of initial applications for Social Security Disability benefits are denied? Meet with a Virginia lawyer who understands SSDI and how to recover the benefits you deserve.Learn More »

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