David E. Field is currently employed by MBH Settlement Group, L.C. as the branch manager at the Lake Ridge branch, a position he has held for the past five years; he also maintains his own firm, The Law Office of David. E. Field, PLLC.
Mr. Field was born in Washington, D.C. and has lived his entire life in Northern Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1975 with a B.A.; he received a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Virginia in 1976; he received his law degree from the George Mason University School of Law in 1983. Mr. Field has been licensed as an attorney in Virginia since 1983; he became a member of the District of Columbia in 1990, and the Maryland bar in 1994; he is also admitted to practice in all federal courts in those jurisdictions.
After graduation from law school Mr. Field became an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Fairfax County, Virginia. During his time there he prosecuted hundreds of cases, many of which were jury trials; the offenses he prosecuted ranged from simple assault cases to robberies and rapes.
Upon leaving the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office Mr. Field was associated with a number of law firms, and for several years maintained his own firm in Fairfax, Virginia. During these years Mr. Field continued to litigate matters before the courts in Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland. For a number of years Mr. Field emphasized criminal defense work in his practice, and had the opportunity to continue conducting jury trials including several murder trials.
Mr. Field has also practiced in the areas of domestic relations law, landlord tenant law, collections law, worker’s compensation, and personal injury.
Prior to his association with MBH Settlement Group, Mr. Field was staff counsel to Allstate Insurance Company in the Falls Church, Virginia office defending claims arising from both automobile accidents and claims incidental to home ownership.
Since joining MBH Settlement Group he has primarily been assigned as counsel to the Lake Ridge branch; in that capacity he has conducted hundreds of residential real estate closings. In addition Mr. Field has worked to resolve many title issues which have arisen during his tenure at MBH.
Over the years Mr. Field has been a guest lecturer for many organizations: he has lectured as part of a Virginia CLE program on criminal defense; he has lectured on occasion for the Fairfax Bar Association; most recently he has taught classes related to real estate transactions to local real estate agents through the Prince William Association of Realtors.