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West Virginia Attorney
Donald E. Showalter, Of Counsel

Phone: 540.434.0316


Languages: English

Donald E. Showalter concentrates his legal work in the commercial/corporate and probate areas, serving as counsel to numerous local corporations, with particular interest in the law of agricultural cooperatives. Mr. Showalter had the unique opportunity to file an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Mennonite Church in Wisconsin v. Yoder, 406 U.S. 205 (1972), a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case upholding the First Amendment religious freedom of the Amish. He began his career at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC in 1965.


  • Eastern Mennonite University, B.A., 1962
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1965


  • Virginia and Fourth Circuit Court, 1965
  • United States Supreme Court, 1971

Areas of Practice:

  • Agricultural Cooperatives
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Corporate and Tax, Securities, Commercial Transactions
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Real Estate Law
  • Wills, Estates, Trusts and Estate Administration

Memberships & Awards:

  • Virginia’s Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • AV Rated with Martindale-Hubbell
  • Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Law Foundation

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Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC

100 South Mason Street
P.O. Box 20028
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States

Law Firm Contact: Thomas E. Ullrich / Jeffrey R. Adams

Tel: 540.434.0316

Fax: 540.434.5502



Member Since: 2014

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