David Dudley Armistead III

David D. Armistead III is a respected member of the Virginia State Bar who concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal law, family law, serious personal injury cases, and business law. Mr. Armistead began his career by negotiating bodily injury insurance claims for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. Liberty Mutual found Mr. Armistead’s negotiations so effective it elected to record them for use in Liberty Mutual’s domestic personal injury claims adjuster training program. Mr. Armistead was eventually promoted to Regional Analyst of Personal Markets for Liberty Mutual’s Northeast Region, which includes the states of New York and Pennsylvania.

By working for Liberty Mutual, Mr. Armistead was able to witness the thought process, management style, and approach big insurance takes towards personal injury cases. Mr. Armistead’s insurance background greatly assists his personal injury clients, as he not only understands the law behind those clients’ cases but also understands the business practices of the opposition. Mr. Armistead began his legal career in law school by providing free legal service to indigent clients in housing law litigation and property disputes, during which time he served as a trial lawyer for cases at both the district and appellate court levels. His primary focus is getting his clients the legal results that can be achieved. Mr. Armistead believes each of his clients’ needs is unique. He, therefore, gives each client an exceptional level of personal attention, regardless of their case’s value. Mr. Armistead received his undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University, graduating with a 3.96 GPA. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from The Michigan State University College of Law, graduating Cum Laude.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Business Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court


  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    J.D. cum laude
    Honors: With Honors
    Honors: Moot Court Team, Trial Practice Institute
  • The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
    Honors: Dean’s List
    Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Major: English
  • Old Dominion University
    Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Prince William County Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Linmarie Concepcion Memorial Charity

Ancillary Businesses

  • Real Estate Investments (Contractual Reviews, Wholesale)