Firm Overview

CowanGates, Attorneys at Law

Since 1977, the lawyers at CowanGates have held themselves to the highest of standards: excellence. We hold ourselves to this standard because we know our clients deserve it, and we know we can attain it.

Our reputation for quality legal representation has been earned over the years by our experienced litigators and business counselors. We consider our clients respected partners in the resolution of their legal matters and keep them fully informed regarding the progress of their case. This approach is used throughout our following practice areas:

Helping Our Friends and Neighbors

We strive to serve not only the legal and business interests of our community, but the charitable and civic areas, as well. Many of our clients are also our friends and neighbors. We consider ourselves fortunate to be able to contribute our time and resources to such organizations as:

  • 100 Club (Supports First Responders)
  • Backpacks of Love, Inc.
  • Bon Air Rotary Club
  • The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
  • Caring Canines
  • Chesterfield Bar Association
  • Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce
  • The Chesterfield Public Education Foundation
  • Central Virginia Legal Aid Society
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Eager Beaver Readers
  • Eppington Society
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Fork Union Military Academy
  • Greater Richmond Bar Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity-Powhatan
  • Hospital Hospitality House
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • Hanover Safe Place
  • The Henricus Foundation
  • Hospital Hospitality House
  • Huguenot Trail Rotary Club
  • Hunters for the Hungry
  • I am RVA
  • LINC (Legal Information Network For Cancer)
  • Maymont Foundation
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Midlothian Rotary Club
  • Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Powhatan Bar Association
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Richmond Hokie Club
  • Rotary Club of Powhatan
  • Rotary Club of Richmond
  • The Science Museum of Virginia
  • SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now)
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia War Memorial Education Foundation
  • Virginia Tech
  • Virginia Victory Games
  • YMCA

General Counsel Services

CowanGates offers general counsel services to a number of corporate, civic and governmental agencies. These services include legal, business and financial advice for businesses, agencies and local government boards and authorities throughout Virginia.

Services in these areas include:

  • Counsel on all aspects of local government law
  • Conducting board meetings
  • Bringing experts together to resolve legal and economic issues
  • Conducting litigation in a business or agency setting

CowanGates would welcome the opportunity to discuss the services that it could provide your organization, business or agency. If we can be of service to you, please call 804-320-9100, 800-948-7160 or contact us online.