Richmond Employment Lawyers

Serving the Greater Richmond Region

Compassionate and working off a foundation of 60 years of combined experience, the Richmond employment attorneys at LawrenceQueen are committed to helping Virginia’s workers. Employment law is a complex field that can have a profound personal impact on a worker and his or her family. If you have been the victim of discrimination or need guidance related to medical leave, our attorneys can help. We handle a complete range of employment-related matters for workers and employers across the greater Richmond area and have been doing so since 1994. Through these years, we have seen it all. We have dealt with workers across all industries and apply our experience to help every client reach the best possible result based on his or her unique situation.

At LawrenceQueen, we pair the resources and experience of a large firm with the personal attention found at a boutique practice. We use our legal knowledge to make positive changes in our clients’ lives, and we’re ready to see how we can help you.

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Hill Tucker Bar Association
  • Virginia's Advocates for Equal Justice
  • Virginia Trail Lawyers Association
  • Virginia Bar Association

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Dedicated Professionals

Providing a Big Firm Feel Paired with Personalized Attention

Our legal team is comprised of four attorneys, each of whom brings unique strengths to our practice and have 60 years of combined experience. When it comes to employment law, a myriad of statutes, case law, and legal procedures must be considered. Richmond employment lawyers Lisa Lawrence, Barbara Queen, David Dabbs, and Dominique Young know the law. They apply this knowledge to help workers facing some of the most difficult situations in their lives. Sexual harassment, wrongful termination, discrimination, and issues related to employment contracts or wage and hour claims can threaten your financial security and your very happiness. We’ve got our act together so you can focus on your needs. We’re here to handle your case so you don’t have to.

Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you seek a swift and positive resolution to your employment law matter. Take this opportunity to learn more about our team by clicking on the profiles listed to the right. We look forward to working with you.

Our Successes

Our Clients Say It Best
  • “I felt immediately at ease with a very complex employment matter.”


  • “It has been a pleasure to work with the most gracious people during a very difficult time for me.”

    Kate B.

  • “Responsive, articulate, and well versed...”

    Tom R.

  • ““To err is human”...”

    Martha K.


    Former Client

  • “Professional and excellent service. They made the process as easy as possible and were awesome advocates.”

    Cheryl C.



  • “Her guidance and the information she provided eased my anxiety and made a difficult patch in my life manageable.”


  • “Dear Ms. Passero, It was so nice meeting with you today and just loved how you handled my case so professionally.”


  • “I am writing today to extend my sincerest gratitude for the representation your firm recently provided me.”

    J. A.

  • “Ms. Queen, Thank you for handling my case with such professionalism and concern for my future”


  • “I can’t remember being treated with so much care and concern.”


  • “Thank you for rendering outstanding services that prevented me from losing my position and reputation.”


  • “The professionalism and integrity displayed during my initial consultation made my appointment worth both the time and money.”

    Previous Client

  • “Ms. Lawrence was very helpful, detailed and patient with me.”



701 E. Franklin Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: (804) 409-8689

Fax: (804) 643-9368

Office Hours:
  • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Areas We Serve:

Richmond and surrounding areas.

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