cardon law

Have we met, yet?
I’m David Cardon,
your favorite Attorney. 

While there is no shortage of attorneys to choose from...An attorney who answers the phone 24-7, gives you their undivided attention, advocates, advises and accurately anticipates the outcome, is a rare find. When you give me a call, trust you will have found theses things and more in your lawyer... your guide... your partner "in-law".


When I was around 14 years old, my father, Larry Cardon, of blessed memory, took me to court, so I could watch him in action...

The day before, he had had a case all worked out, but at the last minute, his client said something rude, and the judge decided to give him a year in jail. My dad lost sleep that night because it bothered him so much. The day I went to court, I got to meet the judge and ended up talking to him about my dad being so distraught. I asked him to reconsider his decision. Well, it must have been beginner's luck, but I convinced the judge to change his mind! My dad always credited me for speaking up and making that happen.

Originally from Portsmouth, VA, I mostly grew up in Virginia Beach. I graduated high school from Norfolk Academy, before heading to William & Mary. At the time, I didn't know exactly what I wanted to do, so I majored in Government, with minors in English and Fine Art. It wasn't until my senior year that I decided to go to law school at University of Richmond, and it was there I learned to think like a lawyer.

Me, with my dad.

After graduating law school, I spent five years learning from & working with some of the best at the well-known firm,Williams Mullen.

In 2001, my wife encouraged me to go off on my own, so I could meet my clients in a more personal, client-centered environment, while specializing in the 3 areas of law I was most passionate about.
People often assume I work at the Decker Law Firm, where my father, Larry Cardon, of blessed memory, was a partner. But I always had other aspirations and wanted to make it all on my own.

27 years and thousands of clients later, I have created a fresh, vibrant office, where mutual respect is a given. When a client needs. me, I am well aware it is not an easy time in life. I offer no judgement, just serve as your confidante, your advocate and your guide through each step of the legal process.
I pride myself on being a compassionate man of integrity and I look forward to welcoming you into the CARDON LAW family.

"How wonderful it is, that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world." - Anne Frank

When you call, Judith, my assistant for over a decade, will take excellent care of you.

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