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About Us

the Layman Nichols lawyers

Established in 1983, Layman & Nichols, P.C. consists of three attorneys (two are also Certified Public Accountants) and a team of experienced paralegals and legal secretaries.

Our law practice emphasizes tax planning, estate planning, business succession planning, elder law, wills and trusts, estate administration, retirement planning, real estate, tax-deferred exchanges, representation of closely-held businesses; including, professional practices, health law, charitable planning, transactions planning, and employee benefits.

Contact us for a consultation today!


Michael L. Layman (“Mike”), Attorney/CPA

(540) 236-6100   |

Lenora Fowler, Legal Secretary

  • (540) 236-6101   |

Angela Hayes, Estate Planning and Estate Administration Paralegal

(540) 433-2121   |


Dean M. Nichols (“Mac”), Attorney

(540) 236-6110   |

Tanya P. Dinges, Legal Secretary

(540) 236-6109   |

Jenny P. Foltz, Real Estate Paralegal

(540) 236-6112   |

Brenda Chrisman, Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary

(540) 433-2121   |


Karen L. Rowell, Attorney

  • (540) 236-6115   |


Lee Landes, Office Administrator

  • (540) 236-6105   |



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