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Our Team

Our highly-skilled attorneys and legal staff are committed to providing exceptional client service. We are accessible 24/7 and are determined to provide the most effective and efficient solutions to your legal matter.

Paul E. Thomas

Attorney & Managing Partner

757.491.4141 Extension 126

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“The Three Rules For Success In Business:
Rule 1: Take Care Of The Client
Rule 2: Take Care Of The Client
Rule 3: Take Care Of The Client”

Education: B.S. in Business Administration, Old Dominion University, 1990; J.D., Regent University, 1994

Bar Admission and Associations: Virginia State Bar; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; Virginia Beach Bar Association; Community Association Institute 

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation; Personal Injury; Community Association; Domestic Relations; Guardian Ad Litem; Criminal Defense

Service and Recognition: Captain (Ret.), United States Army Reserve; CAI Past President-2006, Board of Directors, Southeastern Virginia Chapter of the Community Association Institute; President, Thomas, Adams & Associates, P.C., P.C.; Programs Chairman-2008 (CAI); President’s Award-2007 (CAI)

Rodney D. Malouf

Attorney & Associate

757.491.4141 Extension 137

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“Always do right. This will gratify some persons and astonish the rest.”
– Mark Twain 

Education: B.A., History and Government, The College of William and Mary, 1990

Bar Admission and Associations: Virginia State Bar

Practice Areas: Collections; Corporate; Community Association; Civil Litigation; Personal Injury; Guardian Ad Litem; Juvenile Law; Criminal Defense

Service and Recognition: Vice President, Thomas, Adams & Associates, P.C., P.C.; CA Day; Committee Member 2005-present (CAI)

Ashley Yellott


757.491.4141 Extension 138

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“Family situations are emotional and I take pride in helping people through tough situations.”

Education: : B.A., Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007; J.D., American University’s Washington College of Law 2011

Bar Admission and Associations: Virginia State Bar; Pennsylvania State Bar

Practice Areas: Family Law; Criminal Law; Civil Litigation; Estate Planning; Landlord Tenant Law; Collections; Personal Injury

Leilani A. Adams

Attorney & Partner

757.491.4141 Extension 131

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“I don’t ‘handle cases,’ I help people recover from loss and serve as an aggressive advocate for their rights.”

Education: Old Dominion University, 2004, B.S. Criminal Justice; Juris Doctor, Regent University School of Law 2008; American Bar Association Student Member

Bar Admission and Associations: Supreme Court of Virginia

Practice Areas: Collections; Family Law; Wills Trusts and Estates; Creditor’s Rights; Association Law; Criminal Law; Traffic; Contract Law; Corporate Law

Service and Recognition: Outstanding Student in Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, 2004; Above and Beyond Award, Thomas, Adams & Associates, P.C., P.C., September-December 2004

• Seva-CAI Speaker of the Year 2013 and 2018
• Seva-CAI Author of the Year 2011
• Seva-CAI President’s Award 2015
• Seva-CAI Distinguished Service Award 2016
• Seva-CAI Hall of Fame Award 2017

Nicole McKenzie

Esq. Attorney

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“The legal process can be a complicated and overwhelming experience. This is why I am dedicated to being available for my clients and fighting for their legal rights

Education: B.S., Liberal Studies, MSU-Billings, 2015; J.D., Regent University School of Law 2018

Bar Admissions and Associations:Virginia State Bar; United States District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia; United States Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Virginia; Virginia Beach Bar Association; Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association.

Practice Areas: Family Law; Criminal Law; Traffic Defense; Bankruptcy; Civil Litigation.

Extracurricular: I am the proud wife of an FT1 Submariner.

Staff Directory

Leilani Adams
Partner – Ext. 131

Taja Berry
Legal Assistant – Ext. 132

Stephanie Coons
Office Adminstrator – Ext. 121

Nada Elfaham
Paralegal – Ext. 130

Rhonda Jeziorski
Paralegal – Ext. 134

Rodney Malouf
Attorney – Ext. 137

Nicole McKenzie
Esq., Attorney – Ext. 125

Joyce Nelson
Paralegal – Ext. 129 

Grace Sterling
Paralegal – Ext.  128

Paul Thomas
Esq.Managing Partner – Ext. 126

Ashley Yellott
Attorney – Ext. 138

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