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Stephen J. Clarke – Partner

Stephen J. Clarke
Case Western Reserve University 
Cleveland, Ohio (B.A. Economics, 2003)
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia (J.D., 2006)

Practice Areas:
Attorney, The Law Firm of Waldo & Lyle
Steve's practice is limited to representing property
owners in eminent domain proceedings and
defending private property rights.

Contact:Stephen J. Clarke

Professional Activities:

  • Co-author (along with Mark D. Savin), Lost Visibility and the Right to Exclude: How Merrill’s Sine Qua Non of Property Compels Just Compensation in Takings Cases, 3 Brigham-Kanner Prop. Rights Conf. J. 71 (2014)
  • Senior Notes Editor, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal Volume 14
  • Member, Virginia State Bar Young Lawyer's Conference Professional Development Conference Committee, 2009
  • Author, The Effect of Probability of Rezoning on Valuation in Just Compensation Proceedings, The Fee Simple, Vol. XX1X, No. 2, May 2009
  • Co-author (along with Joseph T. Waldo), Preventing a Down Real Estate Market from Affecting Valuation in Condemnation Case, The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, Vol. 26, No. 4, July 2010

Professional Memberships:

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section Steering Committee Member, 2010-present
  • I'Anson-Hoffman American Inn of Court
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Civic Involvement:

  • Member and Volunteer Youth Group Leader, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, Va

Bar Admission:

  • Virginia, 2006

Court Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia