Risa S. Katz-Albert
Roanoke, VA
office 540.512.1835
mobile 540.588.2611
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Ms. Katz-Albert’s primary area of practice is litigation.


  • Colorado College, B.A., Anthropology, cum laude, 2012
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015


  • Advising and representing clients dealing with a wide variety of legal needs, particularly issues in consumer protection, landlord/tenant, employment, contract law, domestic violence, and family law
  • Reviewing documents, developing case materials, drafting and filing pleadings and motions, arguing motions, trying cases, pursuing relief through administrative forums, and negotiating settlement agreements
  • Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley
  • Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, Campbell County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office
  • Judicial Law Clerk, Judicial Extern, 23rd Judicial Circuit



  • Virginia Bar
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia



  • Roanoke Bar Association
  • Bar Grader, Virginia Bar Exam


Community Involvement

  • Blue Ridge Literacy Board of Directors
  • Twin Valleys Roller Derby Board of Directors

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