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R. Penn Bain

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In online reviews, Penn Bain’s clients have described his representation as follows: knowledgeable, kind, thorough, honest, realistic, efficient, trustworthy and direct. With each client, Mr. Bain strives to offer good judgment based upon what the client wants and needs. He fully understands that he often meets clients during their darkest days. By listening and in turn developing a strategic plan, Mr. Bain seeks to obtain a favorable outcome in every case. 

Mr. Bain is a native of Leesburg, Virginia. Between college and law school, he served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged at the rank of Captain. He began his legal career as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, a prosecutor, for Henrico County and Loudoun County handling a wide range of criminal cases including violent crimes, financial crimes, property crimes, juvenile crimes, and DUI/DWI. 

Mr. Bain has been recognized as a member of the Virginia Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine and as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and Richmond Magazine. He has been elected by his peers in the legal community first as president of the Loudoun County Bar Association and more recently to represent the 20th Judicial Circuit as a member of the Virginia State Bar Council, the governing body of the Virginia State Bar. Mr. Bain also works on numerous other projects in the legal community. 

Mr. Bain’s range of practice focuses on criminal and traffic matters; family law issues surrounding divorce, custody, visitation, and child support; landlord tenant law; and personal injury. He is also a certified guardian ad litem for children. Mr. Bain frequently represents clients with regards to protective orders (restraining orders), expungements (of criminal charges), and restoration of firearm rights.  

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Matters
  • Violent Crimes
  • Financial Crimes
  • Property Crimes
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Traffic Matters
  • Reckless Driving
  • Refusal
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody/Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Protective Orders
  • Civil Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Debt Collections
  • Personal Injury
  • Expungements
  • Restoration of Firearm Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2007


  • University of Richmond, School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Longwood University
    • B.S. - 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar Council, Representative from the 20th Judicial Circuit, 2019 – Present
  • Virginia State Bar, Criminal Law and Family Law Sections
  • Loudoun County Bar Association, President, 2013 - 2014
  • Loudoun County Bar Association, President-elect, 2012 - 2013
  • Loudoun County Bar Association, Executive Committee, 2012 – 2015
  • Loudoun County Bar Association
  • Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce

Past Employment Positions

  • Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office
  • Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Henrico County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office
  • Officer, United States Marine Corps

Pro Bono Activities

  • Thomas D. Horne Leadership in the Law Summer Camp
  • Street Law Program
  • Loudoun County Law Library Committee