Our Attorneys



Collison “Chip” F. Royer’s focus is on providing effective, efficient and responsive counsel to his clients. He specializes in real estate (including residential development, leasing, construction, commercial/industrial land acquisition… Read More

Pete has been practicing law in Charlottesville for over 20 years. He represents individuals and businesses in courts and before governmental bodies throughout the state. He prides himself on… Read More

Jessica Phillips specializes in criminal defense and civil litigation. She represents clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies of all types, including DUIs and other traffic-related offenses. She has extensive… Read More

Ernie was born and raised in Palo Alto, California.   Upon graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1987, he was commissioned in the U.S. Marine Corps…. Read More

Shannon represents individuals in consumer bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related matters throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and undertakes a limited number of cases on behalf of creditors in consumer bankruptcy cases…. Read More

Christian A. Patrizia is a client-focused, responsive Virginia attorney who builds trusting and long-lasting relationships with his clients. He practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, trademark,… Read More

Shellie Taylor joined the firm as an associate in January of 2015. Her areas of practice include business, real estate, civil litigation, family law, and criminal defense. Shellie earned… Read More

Samantha Ricci is an associate at Royer Caramanis PLC, where she practices in the areas of business, banking, and, primarily, real estate. She is focused on providing effective and… Read More

Phillip grew up in Hoover, Alabama and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama. During his time at George Mason University School of Law, he interned with… Read More