Daniel F. Layman Jr.

Daniel F. Layman Jr.

Roanoke, Virginia

Dan has over 35 years’ experience assisting clients in the areas of real estate law (including commercial and residential purchases, sales and financing; easements; leases and leasing), troubled loan workouts and general commercial, business and corporate law. He has represented both lenders and borrowers, sellers and purchasers, commercial lessors and lessees, and others needing help with finding solutions to real estate and business problems. His offices are conveniently located in downtown Roanoke, easily accessible from all major thoroughfares.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Business & Commercial Law

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Virginia


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1974
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: Tennessee Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
    • A.B. cum laude - 1968
    • Honors: With Honors in History
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1995 (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law; Real Estate Law; Land Use and Zoning Law), 1995 - Present
  • Named Roanoke Real Estate Lawyer of the Year for 2009 by Best Lawyers (the first year for which that recognition was awarded).
  • Awarded the Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Medallion
  • Given the Champion of Youth Award by Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1978 - Present
  • Roanoke Bar Association, Member, 1975 - Present
  • Woods Rogers PLC, (President, 2002-2007) Member, 1975 - 2011
  • Daniel F. Layman, Jr., Attorney at Law, 2011 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia, Founding Board Member. President, 2002 - 2003
  • Roanoke Valley Development Corporation, Board of Directors, 1992 - 2011
  • Bedford County Agricultural Economic Development Advisory Board, Member, 2007 - Present

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Daniel F. Layman Jr.
Attorney at Law

555 Professional Arts Building
30 Franklin Road, SW
Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone: 540-904-4953
Fax: 540-491-9348
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Daniel F. Layman Jr., Attorney at Law, represents clients throughout southwestern Virginia, including the cities of Roanoke, Salem, Bedford, Rocky Mount, Christiansburg, Blacksburg and Radford; other communities in Roanoke County, Bedford County, Franklin County, Craig County, Botetourt County and Montgomery County and the Smith Mountain Lake area.