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  • J. Sills O'Keefe Criminal Defense and Family Law Attorney
  • 434-951-0840 phone

  • 434-951-0875 fax


  • Virginia Military Institute Class of 1993 – BA History, with Distinction
  • University of Leeds – MA Military History 1997
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law – JD 2018

After a sixteen-year career teaching middle school, Sills O’Keefe decided to embark on the challenge of changing careers and headed to law school. After graduation, he began his practice with a small firm in Lexington, Virginia, working primarily in Traffic Defense and Family Law.

Sills joined TGB in the autumn of 2019 as an Associate Attorney focused primarily on Criminal Defense and Family Law, while also working in Civil Litigation. Based in TGB’s Staunton office, Sills represents clients in Albemarle, Augusta, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, and Shenandoah Counties, as well as the cities of Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, and Waynesboro.