Law Office of Michelle Mordue Helms, Esq.

    Protecting your rights, your freedom, and your family

Michelle Mordue Helms is a distinguished DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Family Law attorney who routinely handles cases throughout Hampton Roads and the surrounding areas.  

Her dedication to her clients, extensive knowledge of the law and her understanding of the applications of the law are what sets her apart from other lawyers.

Attorney Helms has litigation experience in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, General District Court, and Circuit Court for all of Hampton Roads. Additionally, she has appeared in the Virginia Appellate Court and the Virginia Supreme Court.  She has an outstanding reputation and is well respected.

Michelle Mordue Helms began 31 years ago as a Paralegal working with some of the best and most aggressive law firms in New York.  Once she received her law degree in New York, she practiced law with some of those same attorneys.  Making a move to Virginia Beach, she got her law license in the state of Virginia and began practicing with some of the top law firms in the Hampton Roads area.  She went into private practice several years ago.


As a solo practitioner, Attorney Helms has the flexibility to be competitive with fees and put her experience to work for you in an individualized fashion. 


    Syracuse University, J.D.  1997
    State University at Albany, B.A.  1985-1988
    Ithaca College School of Music, 1984-1985

Professional Organizations: 
    Virginia State Bar, since 2003

    Virginia Beach Bar Association

    Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association

    Accredited Business - Better Business Bureau, A+ rating

    Virginia State Courts
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 

    United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
    Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
    Virginia State Supreme Court