Collaborative Professionals of the Shenandoah Valley
Dathan YoungDathan J. Young JD
Profile

Dathan Young handles a variety of civil disputes, in and out of court, primarily involving bankruptcy, family law, and consumer protection. Before joining Hoover Penrod, he represented individuals of modest means—focusing on the rights of tenants, debtors, and consumers—for over a decade at Blue Ridge Legal Services, where he was the supervising attorney at the Harrisonburg office from 2015-2019. Before BRLS, he clerked for the Honorable David F. Pugh of the 7th Judicial Circuit of Virginia in Newport News.

Business Information
Firm Name: Hoover Penrod, PLC
Phone: 540-433-2444
Fax: (540) 434-5502
Address: 342 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
E-mail: Click to send an e-mail
Web Site: www.hooverpenrod.com
Collaborative Practice Group Membership

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Virginia Collaborative Professionals
Collaborative Professionals of the Shenandoah Valley

Collaborative Practice Training
Year Training Type Instructor Hours
2012 Mediation   40
2019 Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training   16
2020 Mediation & Interest-Based Negotiation Skills Training   10
General Comments

Dathan Young handles a variety of civil disputes, in and out of court, primarily involving bankruptcy, family law, and consumer protection. Before joining Hoover Penrod, he represented individuals of modest means—focusing on the rights of tenants, debtors, and consumers—for over a decade at Blue Ridge Legal Services, where he was the supervising attorney at the Harrisonburg office from 2015-2019. Before BRLS, he clerked for the Honorable David F. Pugh of the 7th Judicial Circuit of Virginia in Newport News.

Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy (ch.7 & 13, including adversary proceedings and contested matters)
Business law (formation, disputes, home owners' associations)
Civil litigation (Virginia state and federal court)
Consumer protection (deceptive practices, debt collection, auto fraud)
Divorce and separation issues (including collaborative practice)
Housing: fair housing, landlord-tenant, manufactured home parks, subsidized ("public") housing

Education
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University (B.A. 2003, German; mathematics minor)
Post-Graduate: William & Mary School of Law (J.D. 2006)
Professional Licenses

Licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Admitted to practice in all Virginia state courts
Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Admitted to practice in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia

Professional Activities

Virginia State Bar
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar Association (2020-21: secretary)
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
National Association of Consumer Advocates (2015-2019)
Harrisonburg Cohousing, LLC (cofounder)
FairField Center (2008–2014: officer and board member)

 
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