Dustin is an associate with Vandeventer Black and concentrates his practice in Workers’ Compensation Defense. He works with insurance carriers and self-insured employers defending workers’ compensation claims filed pursuant to the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act. He also represents the interests of employers in proceedings before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.
Dustin received his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where he served as a senior editor on the Canada-U.S. Law Journal and a managing editor for the War Crimes Prosecution Watch. While in law school, Dustin also served as a judicial extern in Ohio’s 8th District Court of Appeals and as a law clerk with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. After law school, Dustin represented the Commonwealth in Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court as a post-graduate fellow with Hampton’s Commonwealth Attorney’s Office.
Prior to law school, Dustin earned his B.S. (with honors) in Legal Studies from American Military University while serving as an active duty member of the U.S. Marine Corps. He is currently a co-chair for the VSB Young Lawyers Conference Children & the Law program. When not working, Dustin is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with his son, Cassius.