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Robert Hudson outdoors

Serving the legal needs of clients in the Piedmont of Virginia for over 40 years




Residential & Commercial Transactions, Litigation

Real Estate - Residential & Commercial Transactions, Litigation


Contract Disputes,
Landlord-Tenant Law,
Construction Litigation

Civil Litigation - Contract Disputes, Landlord-Tenant Law, Construction Litigation


Zoning Submissions,

Land Use & Zoning - Zoning Submissions, Litigation



Creditor Rights - Collections, Litigation


Contracts, Entity Creation & Governance, Litigation

Business Law - Contracts, Entity Creation & Governance, Litigation


Wills & Other Estate Planning Documents, Estate Administration

Estates & Probate - Wills & Other Estate Planning Documents, Estate Administration


Head shot photograph of Robert C. Hudson, Attorney at Law in Culpeper, VA, who has been serving the legal needs of clients in the Piedmont region for over 40 years

Over 40 years of successfully representing thousands of clients regionally and beyond, in a wide array of assignments with an emphasis on meeting client time demands

Professional Highlights

  • Successfully litigating and closing “the Horseshoe,” former Rapidan estate of Secretary of State Stettinius, on behalf of the largest landowner in Orange County by enforcing his contract with the Governor of West Virginia, James Justice

  • Representing the global leader in interbank secure financial messaging, based in Belgium, in successful lease negotiation for two floors of the former World Trade Center; successful negotiation of a $25 million leased site in Manassas, VA

  • Representing an international leader in direct mail operations in all business matters

  • Representing Madison County’s largest cattle and farming operation of over 4,000 acres in complex commercial loan transactions exceeding $70 million, together with its business and liability issues

  • Serving as business counsel for the following enterprises, representing the area’s largest in their respective sectors:

    • ​Hospital

    • Commercial Bank

    • Golf & Country Club

    • Private School, Non-boarding

    • Wellness Center

    • Finance Company

    • Excavation Company

    • Construction Company

    • Stone and Aggregate Producer

    • Restaurateur, Multiple Sites

    • Commercial Builder and Contractor

    • A National Leader in Pressure Treated Wood Products

    • Private Lenders

    • Large Real Estate Owner, Commercial and Residential Leasing

  • Serving as lead counsel in complex commercial litigation including, but not limited to, construction litigation, mechanics lien litigation, and other business disputes

  • Representing the Commonwealth of Virginia on local condemnation matters

  • Extensive experience in land use, zoning, and commercial and residential real estate transactions

  • Assisting the business expansion of a holding company to launch over a dozen out-of-state athletic/fitness facilities

  • Consistently conducting successful contract negotiations and dispute resolution

Appointments & Affiliations

  • Appointed to the 7th District Ethics Committee of the Virginia State Bar, 1990–1993; Chairman, 1992–1993

  • Appointed by the Virginia Supreme Court to serve statewide as a panelist on medical malpractice cases

  • Admitted to practice in all Virginia Courts as well as the United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit

  • Virginia State Bar; Member

  • Culpeper County Bar Association; Member, Former President

Educational Background

  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law

    • Juris Doctorate, 1980

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    • Bachelor of Arts, Religion, 1977

    • Selected to the Order of Gimghoul, the Society for the Preservation of Mutton and Shoats, Gamma Beta Epsilon

  • Woodberry Forest School

    • Cum Laude, 1973

    • Selected in 1973 as Woodberry’s first (of three) foreign language students to reside in a foreign speaking country (Austria)

    • Lettered in Football and Basketball

  • Grymes Memorial School

    • ​Valedictorian, 1969

    • Recipient, Tyler Award, the school’s highest award for “Excellence in Scholarship, Leadership and Integrity”

    • Recipient, the William Leland Lord Prize for Excellence in Mathematics

Civic Leadership

  • Grymes Memorial School

    • Strategic Planning Steering Committee Member, 2019–2020​

  • Woodberry Forest School

    • National Chair of the Amici Fund, 2012–2013

    • National Co-Chair of the Amici Fund, 2011–2012

    • National Committee Member of the Amici Fund, 2010–2011, 2016–2018

    • Advisory Council, 2005–2008

    • Class of 1973 Agent, 1996, 2004–Present

  • Culpeper Memorial Hospital Foundation

    • Former Board Member; President

  • Culpeper Memorial Hospital

    • Former Trustee; Trustee of the Year, 1995

  • Culpeper Renaissance Inc.

    • Former Board Member

  • Brandy Station Foundation

    • Former Board Member

  • St. Luke’s Lutheran School

    • Former Board Member; Chairman, Long-range Planning Committee, 2002–2005

  • Country Club of Culpeper, Inc.

    • Board Member, 1988–1991



Business Info


115 S. West Street
Culpeper, VA 22701


(540) 825–0701


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