International Society of Primerus Law Firms

West Virginia Attorney
George H. Roberts, Jr., Of Counsel

Phone: 540.434.0316


Languages: English

George H. “Skip” Roberts, Jr. began his legal career with Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC in 1971. While a partner, he represented a number of local businesses and financial institutions and established the firm’s municipal bond practice. In 1991, Mr. Roberts accepted an offer to serve his alma mater, the Virginia Military Institute, as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the VMI Foundation. In 1998, he returned to the private sector joining the Richmond-based law firm, Christian & Barton LLP. He also became General Counsel and Managing Director to Ivor & Co, LLC. In May of 2003, he rejoined Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC and is based in Lexington, VA.  From November 1, 2013 until May, 2014, he served as the Interim President of the George C. Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Virginia overseeing it during its search for a permanent president.  Mr. Roberts presently serves on the Board of Directors of VMI Investment Holdings, LLC, the investment entity for the VMI endowments.


  • Virginia Military Institute, B.A., 1968
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1971


  • Virginia, 1971

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial Finance
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • Taxation and Tax Planning
  • 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
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Fellow, Virginia Law Foundation
  • Fellow, American Bar 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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