Providing Separation, Divorce, Family, Accident and Personal Injury and Misdemeanor Traffic Defense representation in James City County and surrounding areas.


Attorney Profile

Michael “Mike” Kavanagh began his civilian practice after retirement from the US Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Mike currently focuses his practice in representing individuals in separation, divorce, adoption, accident & personnel injury, and misdemeanor criminal matters.

Mike continues to assist service members in Qualitative Management Program file preparation and reprimand rebuttals and Federal Tort Claims Act and other claims against the United States.

Mike graduated from Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the US Army. After serving several years as a Logistics Officer, Mike was accepted into the prestigious US Army Funded Legal Education Program. Upon graduation from the William and Mary College of Law, Mike served as a Judge Advocate in the US Army until retirement.
Mike is a member in good standing with the Virginia State Bar, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Property Settlement Agreements
  • Custody Disputes
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Wills
  • Medical Directives
  • Expungement
  • Reinstatement of Rights
  • Administrative Separation Boards
  • Qualitative Management Program (QMP) Board File Preparation
  • Injury and Property Damage Claims against the the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines and other Government Agencies
Military Defense Representation Hampton RoadsMy firm’s military practice provides representation to Service Members subject to administrative actions including administrative separation boards, Qualitative Management Program (QMP) Board File Preparation, and administrative claims against the US Government for property loss and personal injury.