LaCretia Porter, Senior Paralegal


LaCretia is a Hampton Roads native with two handsome sons. She is certified in paralegal studies with 12 years of legal experience including family law, criminal law, and civil litigation. She is a member of NALA The Paralegal Association. LaCretia is currently pursuing a BS in criminal justice from Strayer University. Her patient attitude and attention to detail makes her an essential asset to our team at Hadley Law, PLC.  


Laura L. McQuesten

Associate Attorney

Legal Fields:

  • Family Law
  • Wills, Estates, and Trusts
  • Landlord and Tenant Matters
  • ​Litigation


Professional Development:

​​2016 - 2018

East Coast Trial Lawyers, Virginia Beach, VA


2014 - 2016
Solomon Law Group, Winchester, VA


2012

Superior Court of Alaska, Kotzebue, AK


2013
Juris Doctor

Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, VA

  • Managing Editor, Moot Court Board
  • James Kent American Inn of Court, Pupil
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Board Member


Memberships:

  • Virginia State Bar, 2013 - Present
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association, Present
Cherish Lorraine Hadley-NjewelReviewsout of 7 reviews

Our paralegals and staff are experienced, knowledgeable and get the job done. From start to finish, our staff is here to assist you with every step of your legal representation. 

Cherish L. Hadley-Njewel

Managing Attorney

Legal Fields:

  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Business Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates
  • Criminal and Traffic


Professional Development:

2002

Bachelor of Arts

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

  • ​Division I Varsity Women's Rowing
  • Athletic Department Award for Academic Excellence


2008

Juris Doctor

Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia 

  • Dean's Board of Student Advisors
  • International Law Society President


2009 - 2010

Associate, Livesay and Myers, Northern Virginia


2010 - 2012

Associate, Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller, Virginia Beach, Virginia


2012

Founded Hadley Law, PLC


Memberships:

  • Virginia State Bar, 2008-Present
  • American Bar Association, Present
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association, Present
  • Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association, 2010-2014
  • Board of Advisers for Legal Studies at South University, 2013-Present

Attorneys At Law

Sarah G. Buitrago

Associate Attorney

Legal Fields:

  • Family Law
  • Wills, Estates, and Trusts
  • Landlord and Tenant Matters
  • ​Litigation


Professional Development:

​​2010

Bachelor of Science, Towson University

  • College Intern, The Women's Law Center


2011
Legal Intern, United States Navy JAG Corps


2012

Legal Intern, Portsmouth Commonweatlh's Attorney's Office


2013
Juris Doctor

Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, VA

  • Board Member, Moot Court Board
  • James Kent American Inn of Court, Student Administrator
  • Teaching Assistant for Academic Success Program


2014 to 2015

Representative, Social Security Administration


Memberships:

  • Virginia State Bar, 2013 - Present
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association, Present

HADLEY LAW, PLC

128 S. Lynnhaven Road, Suite 202

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

Phone 757-498-1800 * fax 757-498-1801


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