​J.P. is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the Products, Catastrophic and Industrial Litigation group. Prior to joining Butler Snow, J.P. served as the judicial clerk to the Honorable Henry E. Hudson, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. He also served as the judicial clerk for multiple Virginia judges in both the Circuit Court of Henrico County and the Court of Appeals of Virginia. Before commencing his legal career, J.P. served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps.

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Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2016
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Virginia: Eastern, Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 4th Circuit


  • United States Marine Corps, Intelligence Officer, 2006-2013
    • 3 x Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medals

Education & Honors

  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 2016
    • CALI Award Recipient for Excellence in Interviewing and Counseling
    • Finalist, 2014 Carrico Moot Court Competition
    • Moot Court Board Member 
  • United States Naval Academy, B.S., English, 2006
    • Selected for a semester exchange program with the U.S. Military Academy at West Point
    • Superintendent’s List for Academic Achievement
  • Clerkship, Honorable Henry E. Hudson, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2018-2019
  • Clerkship, Honorable Randolph A. Beales, Court of Appeals of Virginia, 2017-2018
  • Clerkship, ​​Circuit Court of Henrico County, ​2016-2017

Papers, Presentations, & Publications