Andrew B.C. Wood
Andrew B.C. Wood
Andrew Beynton Carlson Wood was born and raised in Richmond, while also spending considerable time in Northumberland County in Virginia’s Northern Neck, where his mother was born and raised. Andrew grew up in a household of practicing lawyers. His father, Andrew W. Wood, began practicing law in 1967, and formed The Law Office of Wood & Wood, P.C. with his mother, Cheryl Carlson Wood, in 1981.
Andrew received his B.A. from the University of the South – Sewanee and his J.D. from the University of Richmond. Prior to attending law school, he was an intern for Congressman Eric Cantor and volunteered with the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society. During law school, he gained valuable courtroom experience as an intern with the Chesterfield County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, prosecuting felony and misdemeanor cases in Circuit Court and General District Court.
Since joining Wood & Wood in 2010, Andrew has focused his practice on defending clients charged with criminal offenses, handling over 1,200 criminal and traffic cases. Clients represented by Andrew can expect an aggressive defense tailored to their individual circumstances, personal attention to both the client as well as family members, and a “never quit” attitude.
Types of Charges:
- Sex Offenses
- Breaking & Entering
- Larceny / Theft
- Destruction of Property
- Distribution of Schedule I/II (Heroin, Cocaine, etc.)
- Distribution of Marijuana
- Possession of Schedule I/II
- Possession of Marijuana
- Illegal Possession of Firearms
- Underage Possession of Alcohol
- D.U.I / D.W.I.
- Reckless Driving
- Driving Suspended / Revoked
- Probation Violations
Areas Served: City of Richmond, Henrico County, Chesterfield County, Goochland County, Louisa County, Fluvanna County, Buckingham County, Cumberland County, Powhatan County, Dinwiddie County, Amelia County, Nottoway County, Lunenburg County, Mecklenburg County, Brunswick County, Greensville County, City of Emporia, Southampton County, Sussex County, Surry County, Prince George County, City of Petersburg, City of Colonial Heights, Charles City County, James City County, New Kent County, King William County, King and Queen County, Middlesex County, Gloucester County, Mathews County, Caroline County, Essex County, Westmoreland County, Richmond County, Lancaster County, and Northumberland County.
Education: Trinity Episcopal School, 1998-2002; University of the South, B.A., Political Science, 2006, Order of Gownsmen; T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, J.D., cum laude, 2010
Professional Activities: Virginia State Bar, Richmond Bar Association, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association
Experience: Wood & Wood, P.C., since 2010; Third Year Practice Certificate Intern, Chesterfield County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, 2009-2010; Legal Assistant, Law Office of Wood & Wood, P. C., 2006-2009; Congressional Intern, Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA), 2004