Scott F. Hallauer

Scott F. Hallauer

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Scott Hallauer is a VIRGINIA BEACH TRIAL LAWYER, FORMER PROSECUTOR AND NAVY JAG OFFICER dedicated to providing thorough representation, tenacious advocacy, and personal attention to the needs of his clients.

The Office is centrally located in the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach, and specializes in areas of Criminal Defense, DUI, Divorce, Child Custody, Personal Injury, Military Law, and General Practice.

Scott was born into a military family the son of a Navy Pilot. He graduated magna cum laude from Radford University in 1994 and went to Washington DC as a legislative assistant in The United States House of Representatives on Capitol Hill. He attended law school at Loyola University in New Orleans where he graduated cum laude in 1998.

Mr. Hallauer was commissioned in the Navy JAG Corps in 1998. He was stationed as a defense attorney and lawyer in Norfolk, VA and was trying serious criminal cases before most of his classmates had seen the inside of a courtroom. He also served as the Independent Staff Judge Advocate for Naval Support Activity New Orleans and traffic court judge while on active duty.

Mr. Hallauer left active duty for the JAG Corps Reserves as a civilian lawyer in 2002. He was hired as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the City Of Norfolk and began prosecuting serious crimes, traffic offenses and misdemeanors. Scott moved to the prosecution in the City of Virginia Beach in 2004 where he prosecuted violent crimes and serious felonies.

Mr. Hallauer left the Prosecutor's Office in 2005, began his own law firm in 2006 and has been using all of his experience to help defend the citizens of the Tidewater region of Virginia ever since.

Mr. Hallauer continues to serve our country in the United States Navy Reserve JAG Corps. CAPT Hallauer has served with the Naval Legal Service Office Mid Atlantic, Naval Network Warfare Command, Regional Legal Service Office Mid Atlantic, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, and Regional Legal Service Office Japan.  CAPT Hallauer currently serves at Appellate Defense in the Washington Navy Yard.

Scott is the father of three children and is married to his high school sweetheart.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2006

Areas of Practice

  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Traffic Violations
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Military Law
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Small Business Representation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Guardian Ad Litem, Supreme Court of Virginia, 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2005


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. cum laude - 1998
  • Radford University, Radford, Virginia
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1994

Representative Clients

  • Aerotech Management
  • Ghostmeat Records
  • Grabb Enterprises
  • Krystal Clear Windows
  • Sandbridge Sugarshack
  • Flip Flop Shop Virginia Beach
  • Atlantic Coast Floor Covering
  • Complete Office Installations

Honors and Awards

  • Navy Commendation Medal x2
  • Navy Achievement Medal x2
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar, Member, 1998 - Present
  • Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association, Member, 2002 - Present
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association, Member, 2002 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Navy JAG Corps, Criminal Defense Counsel & Staff Judge Advocate, 1998 - 2002
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, Law Clerk, 1997 - 1998
  • United States House of Representatives, Legislative Assistant, 1994 - 1996