For nearly 50 years, founders and attorneys Stephen A. Dunnigan, esq. and Marc P. Messier, esq. have helped thousands of individuals and families throughout Virginia achieve effective resolutions and fulfilling outcomes in their various legal matters.

Our firm, established in Newport News in 1993, is known for trusted, competent, aggressive client advocacy in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, criminal defense, traffic infractions, bankruptcy, family law, workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Guiding You Through Complex & Confusing Legal Process

Attorney Stephen A. Dunnigan, esq. is a member of the Million Dollar Club and has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and jury verdicts for clients over the course of his 35 year career. He holds a National Institute of Trial Advocacy diploma in Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and has been honored in Who’s Who Among American Law Students.

Attorney Marc P. Messier, esq. earned his J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law in 1998 and went on to become a founding principal attorney at Dunnigan & Messier, PC. He has been admitted to the Virginia State Bar and the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia and holds a membership in the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

We Will Fight to Protect Your Legal Rights Under Virginia Law