Edward D. Barnes


Barnes & Diehl, PC


Richmond Office
6806 Paragon Place Suite 110
Richmond VA, 23230
Phone: 804-796-1000
Phone: 804-796-1000
Richmond/Chesterfield Office
7401 Beaufont Springs Dr BOULDERS VI, Suite 200
Richmond VA, 23225
Phone: direct 804-414-1600
Fax: (804) 796-1730







Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation





  • Chesterfield, Virginia
  • Colonial Heights , Virginia
  • Cumberland, Virginia
  • Dinwiddie, Virginia
  • Goochland, Virginia
  • Hanover, Virginia
  • Henrico, Virginia
  • Hopewell , Virginia
  • Nelson, Virginia
  • New Kent, Virginia
  • Newport News , Virginia
  • Petersburg , Virginia
  • Powhatan, Virginia
  • Prince George, Virginia
  • Richmond , Virginia
  • Roanoke , Virginia
  • Stafford, Virginia
  • Suffolk , Virginia
  • Virginia Beach , Virginia

Legal Organizations

Chair, Board of Governors, Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section (2004-05); Chair, National Center for Family Law at the University of Richmond School of Law; Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (London)., Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Pres. Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Bar Association (1998-99); Pres. Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association (1998-99); Former Adjunct Faculty, University of Richmond School of Law; Commissioner in Chancery-Chesterfield Circuit Court; Member, MENSA Society


Virginia Super Lawyer--Ranked #1 in Virginia of all Attorneys--2018; Virginia Lawyer Hall of Fame; Richmond Family Lawyer of the Year (2009-2015); Distinguished Alumnus of the Year- University of Richmond School of Law; Named Top Family Lawyer in the City of Richmond, Region by Richmond Magazine (June 2001); Listed in Best Lawyers in America; Virginia& Super Lawyer--Ranked #1 in Virginia of all Attorneys--2018; Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine; Listed in Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the Top 10 in Virginia and one of theTop 50 in Richmond, Virginia (2006-2014).

CLE Presentations



Author: Negotiating and Drafting Marital Agreement (March 13, 2002); Frequent MCLE Speaker. See firm website for List of Journal Articles and Publications; MCLE Lectures.

AAML Chapter

President of Va Chapter, Secretary, Vice-President, President-Elect.