W. Brantley Basnight, III has been with the law firm since 1974 and is a Shareholder. Mr. Basnight concentrates his practice in the areas of complex divorce litigation, civil litigation, custody, and family law.
Mr. Basnight served as a Substitute Judge for the General District Courts (Criminal, Civil and Traffic Divisions), and the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia continuously from 1973 through 2004.
He also served as a Substitute Judge for the Family Court (Pilot Project) of the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1991. He is a Fellow in both the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Family Lawyers.
He is a member of both the Virginia State Bar and the Florida State Bar. He has been selected and listed as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Family Law/Domestic Relations), selected and listed as a Virginia “Super Lawyer” (Family Law) in 2007 through 2018.
Mr. Basnight served his country in the United States Navy. His last duty station was Flag Staff, COMSUBLANT (Submarine Force Headquarters, U.S. Atlantic Fleet), Norfolk, Virginia.