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Douglas Kahle, Attorney at Law

Mr. Kahle has over 38 years of experience practicing in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Business Formation, Environmental Law, and Commercial Real Estate. Over the years, he has successfully represented businesses as well as individuals and businesses in litigation from Virginia to Alaska in state and federal courts. He litigation experience includes trust and will disputes, shareholder disputes, minority shareholder rights, construction litigation, wetlands/environmental litigation, securities fraud, mold litigation, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud actions.

Doug’s reputation for success in litigating environmental cases has resulted in clients engaging his services from as far away as Alaska. In his non-litigation practice he; (1) established the first condominium time-share project in Virginia, (2) represented clients in multi-million dollar sales of business, (3) successfully defended clients in state and federal level administrative law actions, (4) has lectured extensively on various business formation and tax issues, (5) successfully negotiated resolutions of business disputes, and (6) business and contract formation. His early post-law school years as a tax specialist with a “Big 8” international CPA firm equipped Mr. Kahle with particular sensitivity and awareness of business formation and contract tax issues.

Bar Admissions
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • United States Tax Court
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Alaska District
Education
  • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia
    Master’s of Taxation – 1977
  • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia
    J.D. – 1976
  • Wake Forest University
    B.A. (Cum Laude) – 1973
  • Newdunn Associates United States v. Newdunn Assocs., 195 F. Supp. 2d 751, 753 (E.D. Va. 2002) (Obtained first temporary injunction in Virginia against U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ interference with project, and establishing limits on federal jurisdiction over client’s property.)
  • Fuller, et. al v. Ruloff, et. al. CL14-5428, consolidated with CL15-609(2015) (Represented trust beneficiary in Virginia Beach Circuit Court successful fraud litigation against trustees.)
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  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Newdunn Associates United States v. Newdunn Assocs., 195 F. Supp. 2d 751, 753 (E.D. Va. 2002) (Obtained first temporary injunction in Virginia against U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ interference with project, and establishing limits on federal jurisdiction over client’s property.)
  • Fuller, et. al v. Ruloff, et. al. CL14-5428, consolidated with CL15-609(2015) (Represented trust beneficiary in Virginia Beach Circuit Court successful fraud litigation against trustees.)
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  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar