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Darren W. Bentley

Darren W. Bentley

Darren focuses his law practice on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, collections, and general civil litigation. He graduated from the University of Arizona and earned his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law. Darren and his wife, Ann, moved to Danville in 2002.

Darren is a member of the Virginia State Bar and North Carolina State Bar. He is admitted to practice in all Virginia and North Carolina Bankruptcy Courts and regularly handles bankruptcy matters for creditors in both states. He is also a member of the Danville Bar Association. Virginia Business Magazine has recognized Darren as “Legal Elite” in bankruptcy law. He was also named to the Virginia Super Lawyers list in creditor debtor rights.

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Darren W. Bentley – Shareholder
phone: 434-793-8200   |  email: click here
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Bar Admissions:

Virginia, 2002
North Carolina, 2005
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2003
U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 2003
U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2005
U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2005
U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2009
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2002
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Virginia, 2002
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2005
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2005
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of North Carolina, 2009

Representative Clients:
American National Bank and Trust CompanyTown of South Boston, Virginia
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Business Law, Averett UniversityBusiness Communications, Averett University

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Virginia State Bar, 2002 – Present
Active Member
North Carolina State Bar, 2005 – Present
Active Member
American Bankruptcy Institute, 2003 – Present
North Carolina Bar Association, 2005 – Present

Past Employment Positions:

United States Army, Staff Sergeant, 1985 – 1996
Army Network and Systems Operation Center (ANSOC), Fort Huachuca, AZ, Network Security Contractor, 1996 – 1998

Pro Bono Activities:

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Danville Area, Legal Advisor, 2002 – Present
Boy Scouts of America, Counselor, 2002 – 2008
Kiwanis Club of Danville, Incorporated, 2005 – Present
Southern Piedmont Technology Council, Secretary, 2012 – Present

Education:
University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, 2002
J.D.
Law Journal: Journal of Law and Technology, Editorial Board, 2001 – 2002

University of Arizona, Sierra Vista, Arizona, 1998
B.A.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Fraterinity: Phi Alpha Delta