Joseph L. Stiles

    Of Counsel
    Office: Norfolk, Raleigh
    Admissions: North Carolina, Virginia


    Joe is Of Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Strategies and Commercial practice groups where he focuses on commercial real estate transactions and developments. Joe has over 10 years of experience working to help clients formulate strategies and accomplish their goals for their real property. His areas of expertise cover land development strategy and execution, easement agreements, commercial and residential leasing, land acquisitions and dispositions, land use, construction, financing, zoning, conservation, and regulatory and contractual compliance matters. He also helps clients achieve their goals of forming new businesses, restructuring current holdings, and planning and administering asset legacy strategies. Drawing upon his background as in-house counsel, Joe is conscientious and efficient in providing assistance to clients on a broad range of legal matters related to property management and compliance.


    • Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate; Local Affairs Committee, 2021-present 
    • Virginia Bar Association
    • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Coastal Virginia Building Industry Association
    • Home Builders Association of Virginia
    • National Home Builders Association
    • Norfolk Historic Society
    • Elizabeth River Foundation
    • Coastal Virginia Building Industry Association
    • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
    • Homelessness and Community Support Charity (Home, Inc.); Board of Directors, Member


    • Hampden-Sydney College; B.A., 2010
    • University of Richmond School of Law; J.D., 2013