A native of Pennsylvania, Tom graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC in 2004. The following year, Tom began his legal education at the University of Baltimore School of Law, graduating in 2008 with a concentration in Criminal Practice. Upon graduation from law school, Tom accepted a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Robert J. Humphreys of the Court of Appeals of Virginia.
Following his clerkship with Judge Humphreys, Tom spent three years working as a prosecutor in the City of Norfolk. There, Tom honed his skills as a trial attorney, prosecuting felony and misdemeanor offenses ranging from petit larceny to first-degree murder. in 2013, Tom entered private practice, accepting an associate position with Emily M. Munn, an attorney in Norfolk known for her advocacy skills.
Tom spent over two years with Ms. Munn, refining his trial skills and learning criminal practice from the defense perspective. In 2015, Tom went out on his own, applying all that he has learned along the way to better serve his clients in Hampton Roads. Today, Tom handles criminal, traffic, appellate, landlord / tenant and small estate matters throughout the Hampton Roads community.