Lesley A.Z. Rigney


201 Concourse Blvd., Suite 101
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Phone: 804-346-5400
Fax: 804-965-9919


Lesley A. Z. Rigney is a senior associate attorney in the firm’s Richmond (Glen Allen) Office, having joined the firm in 2017. Lesley completed her legal studies at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and is admitted to the Virginia State Bar. Lesley has been involved with the Central Virginia Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (“CVC-CAI”) since 2017, serving on
multiple committees. In 2019 she was elected to the Board of Directors for CVC-CAI, and is currently serving her second three (3) year term on the Board, having served as President of the Chapter in 2021.

Lesley brings a dynamic approach to the community associations practice drawing from her wide-ranging experience in several areas of law, including contracts, corporate and employment law, bankruptcy, domestic relations, and criminal law. Lesley is a Virginia native, born and raised in Northern Virginia (Fairfax County). Prior to moving to the Richmond area in 2016, Lesley spent several years practicing law in NOVA and teaching Contracts law as an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College.

Focus Areas in Community Association Law
• General counseling and representation
• Collections
• Rules and covenant enforcement
• Governing document interpretation and amendments

• National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2016
• Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, OH, J.D., 2008
• Auburn University, Auburn, AL, B.S. English Language Arts Secondary Education, 2005

• 2015, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
• 2015, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
• 2013, Virginia

Professional Associations
• Virginia Bar Association
• Virginia Women Attorneys Association
• Community Associations Institute, Central Virginia Chapter

    • Board of Directors, 2020-Present
    • President, 2021

• “Effective Enforcement: Tips for Conducting a Successful Violation Hearing,” Consensus, Summer2019
• “Hey You! Get Off My Common Area!,” September 2022


  • “They Can’t Do That!…But, What Can We do to Stop Them? “How To” Guide for Covenant Enforcement,” May 2019
  • Keynote Presentation for Central Virginia Chapter of Community Associations Institute, April 2022
    • “Spotlighting Some Green Issues: Examining Environmental Activities on Common Area and Lots/Units and Association Responsibilities”

• 2022 CVCCAI Past Presidents Award

Career History
• FirstPoint Law Group, Attorney, 2015-2016
• Northern Virginia Community College, Adjunct Professor, 2013-2016
• Bergstrom Attorneys, Attorney, 2014-2015
• Law Office of Danell J. Palladine, Attorney and Law Clerk, 2012-2014
• Campbell Flannery, Law Clerk, 2010-2012

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