richardRichard C. Pecoraro (“Rich”) focuses his practice on the representation of individuals and small businesses in Bankruptcy, non-Bankruptcy workouts and other financial advising. He has over 17 years experience in Bankruptcy and over 19 years experience in other legal and financial fields.

His experience includes:

  • Individual and small business bankruptcy representation in Chapter 7 and 13
  • Debtor representation in various types of Bankruptcy Litigation against Creditors
  • Representation of Chapter 7 Trustees
  • Various involvement in Domestic Relations and Family Law matters
  • Assisted General Counsel of SunTrust Mortgage legal department with a variety of issues related to the merger with Crestar, as well as the day-to-day activities of a large mortgage lender
  • Associate with Boleman Law from 2003-2007
  • Owner/Partner at Chandler Pecoraro, PLC from 2008-2018


  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law
  • Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Finance from Texas A&M University


  • Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Professional Affiliations:

  • Virginia State Bar (Bankruptcy Law Section)
  • Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers
  • Better Business Bureau


As Recognized By:
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Our Locations:

RichLaw proudly serves the greater Richmond region with two convenient offices located in Henrico and Chesterfield. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, looking for bankruptcy alternatives, or just struggling financially, contact us today at (804) 464-3066.