Skilled, Experienced Legal Counsel

At Ferris & Eakin, we believe experience matters. Founded in 1988, our firm is led by Ray Ferris and Lenden Eakin, who both have been attorneys for more than 30 years.

Ray Ferris graduated from Roanoke College in 1976. He earned his law degree in 1982 from the University of Richmond and then returned to Roanoke to work as a prosecutor. Today his private practice focuses on personal injury plaintiff's litigation, criminal defense and traffic defense. For Mr. Ferris' full biography, please click here.

Lenden Eakin graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1979. He earned his law degree in 1982 from the University of Richmond. He then served as estate and tax planning specialist for the Federal Land Bank of Baltimore. His practice concentrates on personal injury, estate litigation, estate planning and estate administration. For Mr. Eakins' full biography, please click here.

Outside of the office, Ray Ferris has been a Roanoke City Council member since 2010. He was re-elected in 2014. Lenden Eakin has a military background. He served for 11 years as an officer in the 29th Infantry Division of the Virginia Army National Guard.

Richard Thomas serves as of counsel to the firm.

A Network Of Exceptional Attorneys

We strive to build long-lasting relationships with our clients, and many of them have been with us for decades.

If a client's case requires knowledge that is outside the firm's practice, we maintain a network of talented lawyers and experts whom we know, respect and trust. Similarly, attorneys throughout Virginia frequently seek our assistance on challenging cases.

How To Contact Us

If you have legal needs in Roanoke or the surrounding area, call 540-685-1533 or contact us online.