R. Edward Bourdon, Jr.


Mr. Bourdon’s practice has spanned a wide range of services to clients, which can best be characterized as “transactional” in nature. Most of those efforts have centered on land use, zoning, environmental and corporate law; Eminent Domain and property rights issues; residential and commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Bourdon is often called upon by clients to assist in or devise innovated problem solutions, including public-private agreements to facilitate land development, re-development and preservation.


As a native and lifelong resident of Virginia Beach, Mr. Bourdon has practiced law in the area for over 30 years, where he has focused his efforts on the steady and continual growth of Hampton Roads. Mr. Bourdon regularly represents clients before local Planning Commissions, City Councils, Boards of Zoning Appeals, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Boards, Wetlands Boards and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Mr. Bourdon has received a “BV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

R. Edward Bourdon, Jr.
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Mr. Bourdon was graduated summa cum laude from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was a member of the Student Senate, Interfraternity Council and was honored to be selected a member of the Percy H. Warren Chapter of the Mortar Board National Honor Society while an undergraduate. Mr. Bourdon received his law degree from The Marshall-Wythe School of Law at The College of William and Mary. Mr. Bourdon is admitted to practice before the Bars of Virginia, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia and U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia.


Mr. Bourdon is a member of the Virginia Beach and Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar and Virginia Trial Lawyers.