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Rachel E. Hinson


Rachel Hinson is a Pender & Coward attorney focusing her practice on real estate matters. She also helps clients with wills, trusts and estate planning and corporate and transactional matters. 

Rachel works diligently to help landowners, purchasers, realtors, brokers, home builders, and residential and commercial developers navigate the legal risks associated with real estate transactions. She also represents private and commercial lenders in real estate acquisitions.

Rachel helps clients and their family members protect financial assets through estate planning and trust administration.  She routinely counsels clients on corporate and transactional matters associated with forming and maintaining successful business entities.

A regular speaker to local realtor and loan officer groups regarding real estate transactions, Rachel also conducts continuing education classes and meetings for realtors and title companies on real estate disputes and landlord tenant and contract law.

  • Represents thousands of buyers/sellers and private/commercial investors per year in both residential and commercial real estate closings and disputes.
  • Virginia State Bar Real Property Section, Residential Subcommittee Co-Chair
  • Virginia State Bar Real Property Section, Residential Real Estate Committee Member
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Coastal Virginia's Top Lawyers, Real Estate, 2022 and 2023
  • Virginia's Legal Elite, Real Estate/Land Use, 2022
  • The Legal Studies Academy at First Colonial High School, Guest Speaker and Volunteer Panel Judge 
Rachel E. Hinson Attorney Pender & Coward, P.C. Phone / Fax: (757) 410-9623