Marshall Slayton graduated from UVA Law School and is a highly rated bankruptcy attorney in Central Virginia. Using the expertise and judgment he’s developed over his quarter-century career as a lawyer, he has helped literally thousands of Virginians in Charlottesville and Culpeper find relief from their financial problems and get out of debt.
Marshall holds a “Preeminent” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, an honor bestowed on only 10% of the nation’s attorneys. Highly rated by clients and lawyers alike on Avvo, Google, and Lawyers.com, his goal is to provide excellent legal services to everyone who walks in his door in a friendly, compassionate, and affordable manner.
Besides practicing law, Marshall enjoys spending time with his family, swimming, reading, and traveling. He is the author of the book Bankruptcy – The Law of Hope and numerous other articles on bankruptcy. Marshall is also the winner of the 2018 Entrepreneurial Attorney of the Year award for providing excellent service and a superior overall experience for his clients.
Jennifer Wagoner is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law. She represents many of our clients at their 341 Hearings, and prepares many of our Chapter 13 cases for Confirmation. Jennifer’s work for our clients is extremely thorough, having worked as a Case Administrator and Staff Attorney for the local Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee for 14 years before coming to Slayton Law.
Jennifer is the mother of four children, two dogs, and one cat, and is involved in the Charlottesville community as an Assistant Scoutmaster, a member of the international women’s organization, P.E.O., and as a Deacon and PACEM coordinator for University Baptist Church. She also enjoys running, hiking, photography, and quilting – not to mention occasionally baking extremely delicious treats for the office.
Jennifer’s favorite part of working at Slayton Law is meeting with clients, figuring out how to best help them, and helping them navigate their way through the unfamiliar world of bankruptcy.
Doug Campbell graduated from The University of Virginia in 1976, where he studied electrical engineering. He is married (to an attorney!) and together they belong to a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
At Slayton Law, Doug handles Chapter 7 cases and Chapter 13 cases after the Plan has been confirmed. He especially enjoys being able to share his knowledge to help clients during their case.
When he’s not in the office, Doug likes to play music and do sound for bands.
Jen Oneida assists our clients with collecting and organizing documents, helps set up payment plans, and assists our attorneys with initial appointments. Jen is a real team player and a great “people person.” Her favorite part of working at Slayton Law is interacting with clients and helping them through the legal process.
Jen is married with six children and one dog. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, crocheting, and watching her kids play sports.
Carlos Molina began working for the firm at the beginning of 2019 and has already done everything from answering phones to assisting clients with documents to preparing petitions and motions. In addition to working at Slayton Law, Carlos is studying accountancy in college. His favorite subject is math.
Carlos’s favorite part of working at Slayton Law is talking with clients (in addition to having his morning coffee!). When Carlos isn’t at the office, he likes studying French and Japanese, as well as playing the occasional video game.
Caitlin Comp is Slayton Law’s new Chapter 7 Legal Assistant. She handles most technical issues, from pre-filing through discharge, for Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, including preparing petitions for review by our attorneys. Her favorite part about working for Slayton Law is the ability to help clients through the bankruptcy process – making a sometimes daunting task a little easier.
Caitlin has one beautiful daughter – a precocious, independent, and ever so stylish two-year-old. While not at work or having fun as a toddler mom, Caitlin volunteers her time with the high school youth group at Saint Thomas Aquinas Church. In quieter moments, you might find her enjoying a good book or thoughtful podcast.
Jessica Fosdick is Slayton Law’s Legal Assistant in charge of opening files, and collecting documents and payments from clients. In addition to keeping the office running smoothly, Jessica also greets our clients with a smile when they come to the office.
Elsy Dorame is our Scheduler and Client Liaison – so when you call to schedule a consultation, you’ll likely be talking to Elsy. Elsy answers almost all of our calls, so she does everything from scheduling consultations to answering basic questions, to patching through calls to other staff members – and everything in between.
Fran Cannon Slayton has been married to Marshall Slayton for almost 30 years, and is also a lawyer who graduated with Marshall from UVA Law School in 1994.
Fran worked as a prosecutor for the City of Lynchburg and the City of Charlottesville and as a Legal Publisher for Lexis-Nexis before deciding to stay home when their daughter was born.
Fran handles marketing, business management, and various personnel issues for Slayton Law. She is also a published children’s book author. Her highly acclaimed middle grade novel, When the Whistle Blows, came out in 2009 with Penguin, and her 2017 picture book, Snowball Moon, is being published in board book format in 2019. You can find her books at New Dominion Bookshop on the downtown mall, and online at Amazon.com, BarnesandNobel.com, and Indiebound.org.