Danville – The Board of Directors of Clement Wheatley is pleased to announce that Jennifer H. Burnett and Sandra T. Chinn-Gilstrap were elected as shareholders, directors and vice presidents of the firm on December 14, 2017.
Burnett focuses her practice on commercial real estate and commercial transactions, corporate and business law, and trademark law. A native of Clarksville, Virginia, Burnett received her undergraduate degree from Meredith College magna cum laude and is a 2008 graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and a member of the Order of Barristers.
Chinn-Gilstrap, a native of the Danville-Pittsylvania County community, practices in the areas of civil litigation, family law, elder law, traffic law, and personal injury. Chinn-Gilstrap received her undergraduate degree with Distinction from the University of Virginia, and is a 1995 graduate of the University of Miami School of Law.
Firm President Edward F. Hodges, Jr. said, “We look forward to having Sandra and Jennifer as shareholders and the benefit of their continued contributions and commitment to the long-term success of the firm.”
Founded in 1936, Clement Wheatley is the largest firm based in Southside Virginia. The firm handles civil litigation, insurance claims and defense, issues related to banks and banking, general business law, wills, trusts and estates, creditor’s rights, commercial real estate, healthcare issues, family law, taxation, creditor-side bankruptcy and construction law. Attorneys in the firm focus on specific areas of the law, developing a keen understanding of the related issues. The firm’s team-oriented approach provides an exceptional service and value to clients.