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Andrew T. Shilling


Andrew Shilling is a firm shareholder focusing his practice in the areas of wills, trusts and estate planning, criminal and civil litigation, and family law.  He is licensed to practice in Virginia and North Carolina and makes regular appearances in the trial courts of both states.  He has also handled cases in the Virginia Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Andrew devotes a significant amount of his practice to helping families with estate planning matters, including preparing advanced medical directives, wills, trusts and power of attorney documents.  He regularly speaks at seminars for employers who provide estate planning resources for their employees.    

  • AV® Preeminent™ Rated, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Coastal Virginia's Top Lawyers, Family Law, 2015 & 2020
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers, American Society of Legal Advocacates, 2015
  • Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • 10 Best, Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Currituck County Game Commission, Chairman
Andrew T. Shilling Shareholder Pender & Coward, P.C. Office: (757) 436-2371 Mobile: Fax: (757) 410-9627