An attorney with 22 years of experience in providing the highest level of professional attorney services and counsel to individuals and the business community across the Commonwealth of Virginia, Vance brings to Montgomery, Kelley & McKinnon, PLC, a depth of real-world experience in legal representation that sets him apart from his peers. Having at different times served as a partner in a prominent Real Estate and Commercial Law Firm on the Virginia Peninsula, owned and operated his own boutique real estate transaction law firm, served as a Special Prosecutor for The Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, established and operated the Settlement Services Division of a multi-bank owned regional title agency, and having served as a Criminal Defense Attorney, a practice that took him all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States, Vance has proven himself to be an innovative, adaptable and resolute leader in his legal representation and corporate roles.
Vance’s practice centers on Real Estate Law and Strategies, Business Law Transactions and Litigation, Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Civil Litigation, Juvenile and Criminal Law, and General Counsel. Vance’s varied experience and expertise allows him to be adept at handling transactional matters, litigation, and courtroom practice. Combining his extensive legal training and real- world experience, he is able to bring great value to the attorney-client relationship. In 2007, Vance was chosen in a survey of his peers to Virginia Business Magazine’s “Virginia Legal Elite” for excellence in his field.
Having served his community on several non-profit and church related boards, Vance is passionate about his commitment to give back to the community. He has a special commitment to the performing arts, is a professionally trained vocalist, and proudly serves as President of the Board of Trustees of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra; Williamsburg’s very own professional Symphony Orchestra. Vance, his wife Susan, and their three daughters, attend the Williamsburg Community Chapel, where they have served in various capacities over twenty years.