A Professional Limited Liability Company of Professional Corporations
The attorneys of ADAMS AND JONES, P.L.C., consist of Nate L. Adams, III, Michelle Morris Jones, and Carolyn "Callie" Scully Fitzwater.
Nate L Adams III - Picture from The Winchester Star
Nate L. Adams, III, was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1981. Since that time, he has tried or argued cases at every level of the Virginia Courts and, with the sole exception of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Federal Courts. He concentrates his practice in business litigation, incorporation law, workers' compensation, creditor's rights, employment law for both employers and employees, and personal injury.
In addition, Mr. Adams has participated in the Frederick County Schools' Gifted Independent Studies Program for over ten years, mentoring junior and senior high school students interested in law. He has also mentored students from Shenandoah University who have an interest in the legal field.
Who's Who in American Lawand Who's Who in America have featured Mr. Adams.The VirginiaLawyers Weekly, a statewide legal publication, recognized his legal efforts in a case involving an employment contract containing restrictive covenants. Mr. Adams has participated as a featured speaker in seminars sponsored by the Winchester-Frederick County Chamber of Commerce and Blue Ridge Hospice addressing employment and end of life legal issues, respectively.
Michelle Morris Joneswas admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1994. She concentrates her practice in domestic relations and family law, business formation, wills and trusts, local government law, and general civil litigation including insurance defense.
Ms. Jones graduated from the University of Virginia(B.A., 1989) and theUniversity of Richmond School of Law(J.D., 1994). She serves on the Board of Governors for the Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar and is a member of the State Bar's Trusts and Estates and Local Government Law Sections of the Virginia State Bar. She is also a member of the Winchester-Frederick County Bar Association and the Clarke County Bar Association. She is a recipient of an Award of Merit from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Ms. Jones resides in Clarke County, Virginia, and divides her time between the firm's offices in Winchester and Berryville. She currently serves on the Clarke County Conservation Easement Authority and is a director of the Foundation of the State Arboretum at Blandy Farm. She is a previous director of the Clarke County Educational Foundation, the Clarke County Rotary Club, and the Winchester-Frederick County SPCA.
Carolyn "Callie" Scully Fitzwater was born and raised in Winchester, Virginia. Upon her graduation from John Handley High School in 2004, Callie attended Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia where she acquired a B.A. in Business Administration. Thereafter, Callie received her J.D. degree from West Virginia University School of Law in Morgantown, West Virginia. In law school, Callie was an active member of Public Interest Advocates, an organization which promotes public interest lawyering. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Psi.
Callie was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 2014 and joined Adams and Jones, PLC in October of that same year. She maintains a general practice including domestic relations, wills and trusts, and civil litigation. Callie is certified by the Virginia Supreme Court to serve as a guardian ad litem for children. She is a member of the Virginia Bar Association and the Winchester-Frederick County Bar Association.
Callie has been active in the Winchester community as a member of the Rotary Club and currently serves as a volunteer for the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.