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Marshall Yoder has more than 17 years' experience representing a wide variety of clients, ranging from individuals, family-owned businesses and Native American tribes to Fortune 500 companies. His experience includes serving as a general legal counselor, troubleshooter and problem-solver for clients, both in and out of litigation. Mr. Yoder has a growing collaborative law practice in which he assists clients in identifying their real interests and achieving their goals. He joined Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC from Poyner & Spruill LLP in Charlotte, NC where he served as co-head of that firm’s litigation section.


  • University of North Carolina, B.A., 1980
  • Campbell University (J.D., 1987)


  • North Carolina, 1987
  • Virginia, 2006

Areas of Practice:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction and Real Estate Litigation
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Wills, Estates, Trusts and Estate Administration

Memberships & Awards:

  • Collaborative Professionals of the Shenandoah Valley
  • Civil Practice Committee of International Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • Virginia's Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine
  • AV Rated with Martindale-Hubbell
  • Virginia State Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar

Representative Experience:

  • Served as a law clerk in the Eastern District of North Carolina for the Honorable Franklin T. Dupree, Jr. from 1988-1990 and for the Honorable K. Edward Greene on the North Carolina Court of Appeals from 1987-1988