150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Ronald R. Tweel

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MichieHamlett Attorneys at Law

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MichieHamlett Attorneys at Law
500 Court Square
Suite 300
Charlottesville VA 22902-0298
Work (434) 951-7227
Fax (434) 951-7247

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RONALD R. TWEEL began practicing with the firm in 1975 after four years as a legal aid lawyer. He concentrates primarily in the practice of domestic relations. He graduated from Hampden Sydney College in 1968, magna cum laude, and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1971. In 1979 he was appointed substitute judge for the Sixteenth Judicial District of Virginia and remained there until 2003.

He has taught at various times at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is the Past Chairman of the Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar and of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He belongs to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Virginia Law Foundation.

He was selected to be a member of the Virginia Bar Council. He is named in Best Lawyers in America (1989 to present) and Super Lawyers (2006 to present).


 *Domestic Relations

*Family Law


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  • Charlottesville , Virginia


•Hampden Sydney (B.S. magna cum laude, 1968)
•University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 1971)

Legal Organizations

Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section. American Bar Association, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and Charlottesville/Albemarle Bar Association. Previous Positions: Past Chair, Board of Governors, Family Law Section, Virginia State Bar. Chair, Family Law Section, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.


•Named “Charlottesville Best Lawyers Family Lawyer of the Year” for 2011
•Named to Virginia Lawyers Weekly 2010 Leaders in the Law Class
•AV® Preeminent™ – a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies
•Best Lawyers (1989-Present)
•Super Lawyers (2006-Present); Virginia: The Top 100 (2012, 2014)
•Virginia Business Magazine Legal Elite (2002 – Present)
•Received the Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 from the Virginia State Bar

CLE Presentations

Bridge the Gap Seminars. Frequent Lecturer for Continuing Legal Education Programs in Virginia.


Numerous articles in all areas of family law.

AAML Chapter

Chapter Board Representative.

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