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A. Benton Chafin, Jr.
1960 – 2021

Chafin Law Firm, P. C. is continuing to move forward with its operations following the tragic passing of our Founder, President and Lead Attorney, A. Benton Chafin, Jr. on January 1, 2021.

Mr. Chafin, who also served his community as an elected Virginia State Senator, was Chairman of the Board of Directors for the First Bank and Trust Company, a top Attorney in the region, a farmer, family man and a trusted friend and confidante to many. Benny will be greatly missed by his family, his office staff, and by his valued clientele and friends in the community. To honor him, we commit ourselves to continuing to serve his valued clients.

We welcome to our office family Frank Kilgore, who has stepped in as our President and Attorney/Advisor due to Mr. Chafin’s death. Frank is the husband of Mr. Chafin’s sister, Teresa M. Chafin. With 39 years of experience in law office management, Frank brings stability, and lends his skills and invaluable assistance in ensuring the continued services of Chafin Law Firm, P.C. to the community. Frank handles complex litigation in courts throughout Southwest Virginia. He is also maintaining and managing his own practice, Frank Kilgore, P.C., located in St. Paul, Virginia.

Our office has been providing professional legal services to individuals and business organizations in Southwest Virginia since 1985. Our promise to our clients is that we will continue to do our best to properly represent, protect and advance your interests. The attorneys and support staff of Chafin Law Firm, P.C. are committed to giving our clients top-level personal attention, expertise and efficient legal advice and representation. Since its beginning in 1985, Chafin Law Firm, P.C. has expanded its legal services and office location. The Burns building, the three-story brick structure directly across from the Russell County Courthouse, serves as its offices. The location provides easy access to the Courthouse for both clients and staff. Chafin Law Firm, P. C. attorneys are:

Frank Kilgore
M. Katherine Patton
Nick B. Compton

44 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1210
Lebanon, Virginia 24266

Phone: (276) 889-0143
Fax: (276) 889-1121 • Fax: (276) 889-1130

Providing our clients with professional, efficient legal advice and representation.


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