Thomas B. Dickenson

Tom graduated from Lake Taylor High School in Norfolk in 1975. He received his B.A. from Virginia Wesleyan College in 1978. He received his Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1982 and his law degree (JD) from Washington and Lee University in 1986. Tom was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1986 and has practiced in Virginia since, first in Roanoke and then back home in Norfolk since 2001.

In 2000 Tom published the book 'There is Nothing To Do In Roanoke, Virginia,' a compendium of all that there is to do in the Roanoke area. Tom is married with one child. He is the president of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association. Tom currently serves on the Bankruptcy Bar Liaison Committee of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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Dickenson and Dickenson, Attorneys at Law is proud to announce that Thomas B. Dickenson was the inaugural recipient of the Jerrold G. Weinberg Professionalism Award presented to him by the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association at the 23rd Annual Hal J. Bonney Seminar on Bankruptcy Law and Practice on June 12, 2015.

The Award was established to recognize practicing attorneys who have made their own unique contributions to the improvement of the bankruptcy bar; who enhance the image, reputation and esteem of bankruptcy attorneys; and who embody the highest tradition of personal and professional excellence among the bar for the Norfolk or Newport News Divisions of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The Bar Association members were invited to submit nominations for the award who exhibit the following traits of the highest level of professionalism: