In Memoriam of Michael S. Mulkey, Attorney

Michael S. Mulkey (1948 – 2018) received his Bachelor’s Degree from Wake Forest University in 1970 and his Juris Doctorate Degree from George Mason School of Law in 1978.  Since then he has engaged in the private practice of law in Hampton Roads.  Areas of practice include family law, juvenile and adult criminal matters, and civil law including personal injury cases.  Michael’s practice has a heavy concentration in family law, where he has an extensive background with experience in divorce, spousal and child support issues as well as child custody and visitation matters.

He has long been an advocate and promoter of service activity within his community, participating with the American Lung Association; the American Red Cross; the Newport News Youth Services Commission; War Memorial Museum Board of Directors; Peninsula Port Authority; People to People; Peninsula Committee National Conference of Christians and Jews; Former President Hampton Roads Jaycees. He is an Elder and Trustee at the Hilton Presbyterian Church.

Professionally, he was active in the founding of the Adult Drug Court and Juvenile Drug Court programs for the Newport News Circuit Court and Newport News Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court. He currently serves on the Newport News Bar Association Board of Directors, and the Virginia Bar Association Disciplinary Board which is the body that investigates attorney misconduct.

Practice Areas

  • Family law
  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child visitation
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law matters
  • Personal Injury
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