Tracy Allen Giles

Area of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Virginia, 1993

Education

  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia, May, 1992, Juris Doctor
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, August, 1987, Bachelor of Arts

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar, Virginia CLE, 2003 – 2005
  • Young Lawyers Conference, Professional Development Conference, Virginia State Bar
  • VSB Admission and Orientation Ceremony, Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Leadership Institute, Virginia State Bar
  • ABA/Dept. of Justice, National Conference on Domestic Violence, American Bar Association/U.S. Department of Justice
  • Participant, VSB Professionalism Video, Virginia State Bar
  • Faculty, Virginia State Bar Professionalism Course, 2007 – 2009

Honors and Awards

  • 2012 “Leader in the Law” – Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • 2013 Virginia Super Lawyer, Bankruptcy
  • 2013, 2012, 2011, US New and World Report, Tier 1 Ranking for Bankruptcy Firms
  • 2009, 2011 Legal Elite
  • R. Edwin Burnette, Jr. Young Lawyer of the Year Award, Virginia State Bar, 1996
  • National Public Service Award from Director of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 1996
  • Platinum Key Award, American Bar Association, Law Student Division, 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA), 2005 – Present
  • Virginia State Delegate
    • ABA Steering Committee of the Nominating Committee, 2008 – Present
    • ABA House of Delegates Nominating Committee, 2005 – Present
    • ABA House of Delegates, 2005 – Present 1997 – 2000
    • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Virginia State Co-chair
    • ABA Segment Value Leadership Initiative, 2008 – Present, Chair, Small Firm Committee
    • ABA House of Delegates Committe on Credentials and Admissions, 2005 – 2008
    • ABA Standing Committee on Meetings and Travel, 2004 – 2007
    • ABA Working Group on Strategic Planning, 2004 – 2005
    • ABA Standing Committee on Membership, 2001 – 2004
    • ABA Appointments Committee for President-Elect Michael S. Greco, 2004 – 2005 Vice-chair
    • ABA Appointments Committee for President-Elect Robert J. Grey, Jr., 2003 – 2004 Chair
    • ABA Appointments Committee for President-Elect Dennis W. Archer, 2002 – 2003
    • ABA Council for the Fund for Justice and Education, 2001 – 2003
    • ABA President’s Club for the Fund for Justice and Education
    • ABA Ad Hoc Committee on Corporate Sponsorship, 2001 – 2002
    • ABA Standing Committee on Solo and Small Firm Practice, 2000 – 2001
    • ABA Board of Governors, 1997 – 2000
    • ABA Board of Governors Finance Committee, 1997 – 2000
    • ABA Board for the Fund for Justice and Education, 1997 – 2000
    • ABA Commission on Domestic Violence, 1997 – 2000 Liason
    • ABA National Conference of Lawyers and the Media, 1998 – 1999 Liason
    • ABA Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee, 1996 – 2000
    • ABA Young Lawyers Division Council, 1995 – 2000
    • ABA Diaster Legal Service Committee, 1995 – 1996 Nationwide Chair
    • ABA Coordinating Committee on Legal Education, 1991 – 1992
    • ABA Law Student Division, 1991 – 1992 Chair
  • Virginia State Bar
    • (VSB) Council Representative for the 23rd Judicial Circuit beginning July 1, 2009
    • VSB Board of Virginia Continuing Legal Education Executive Committee, 2009 – present, Member, 2007 – 20XX
    • VSB Eighth District Disciplinary Committee Chair, 2008 – present, Member, 2004 – 2012
    • VSB Young Lawyers Conference, 2008 – 2012 Long Range Planning Committee
    • VSB Executive Committee of the Conference of Local Bars, 2002 – 2008
    • VSB Executive Director Search Committee, 2007 – 2008
    • VSB Executive Committee, 2000 – 2001
    • VSB Bar Council, 2000 – 2001
    • VSB Young Lawyers Conference, President, 2000 – 2001, Secretary 1998 – 1999
    • VSB Board of Governors for Young Lawyers Conference, 1996 – 2002
    • VSB Emergency Legal Services, 1994 – 1996
    • VSB Young Lawyers Professional Development Conference, Co-founder
  • Roanoke Bar Association (RBA), Member, Board of Directors
    • RBA Service Committee, Co-chair
    • RBA Law Day Committee, Co-chair

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member, Legal Aid Society of the Roanoke Valley
  • Board Member, Apple Ridge Farms

Birth Information

  • January 18, 1963