Paul A. Dryer

Paul A. DryerDirect Line: (540) 946-4400
Facsimile: (540) 946-4417

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation, Family Law, Adoption Law, and Estate Planning and Administration

Place of Birth

Cadillac, Michigan


Ohio Northern University (B.A. 1995)
University of Toledo (J.D. 1998 Magna Cum Laude)

Admitted to Bar

1998, Virginia State Bar; U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Eastern District of Virginia (2006)

Previous Experience:

  • Law Clerk for the Hon B. Waugh Crigler, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Charlottesville, Virginia (1998-1999)
  • Business Law instructor at Blue Ridge Community College (2005)



Certified Guardian ad litem for juveniles and incapacitated adults

Published Articles

Bennis v. Michigan: Guilty People and Not Property is Still the Focus of Civil Forfeiture Law, 28 U. Tol. L. Rev. 371 (1997)