Attorneys

C. Eric Plumlee

C. Eric Plumlee is a native of Hampton Roads who was born in Norfolk and raised in Virginia Beach.  He graduated from Frank W. Cox High School in 1988, Virginia Tech in 1992 and the Regent University School of Law in 1997. Mr. Plumlee’s practice is diverse, but focuses most heavily on Family law matters, Criminal, Traffic and DUI defense and Personal Injury.  He practices regularly in all area Circuit, General District and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts.

After being peer reviewed by the bar and judiciary for legal ability and ethical behavior, Mr. Plumlee is proud to have received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible rating - AV Preeminent. Mr. Plumlee is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Criminal Law section of the Virginia State Bar, the Family Law section of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyer’s Association, the U.S. District Courts - Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the Chesapeake Bar Association (Past President).  

He has appeared on television numerous times as a Legal Analyst for various legal issues in the news, including the high profile cases of the DC snipers, John Allen Mohammad and Lee Boyd Malvo.  During those trials alone, he appeared nearly daily on NBC, CNBC, MSNBC and/or WAVY TV 10.  Mr. Plumlee has also been a speaker at a Continuing Legal Education seminar focusing on lawyers in the media, been a guest on a variety of radio programs and been a lecturer in a number of academic settings.

Mr. Plumlee is very active in his church and his children’s school and extracurricular activities, especially volleyball.

W. Jeffrey Overton

W. Jeffrey Overton is a native of Hampton Roads who was born in Norfolk and raised in Chesapeake. He graduated from Oscar F. Smith High School in 1978, Liberty University in 1983 and Campbell University School of Law in 1986. Mr. Overton is “Of Counsel” to the firm and his practice is now limited to working for his family and a large local real estate firm.

Mr. Overton is a BV rated attorney and is a member of the Virginia State Bar. His focus is on commercial real estate transactions.

Mr. Overton is married to Jacqueline R. Overton and together they have raised 7 children. He attends Westminster Presbyterian Church where he has been a member for 18 years.

Stephen DeBoer

Stephen DeBoer is an associate attorney that has been with the firm since 2010. A native of the Chicago area, Mr. DeBoer moved to Hampton Roads in 2006 to attend Regent University School of Law. After graduating from law school and passing the bar exam, he immediately began his legal practice, which has developed into a mix of litigation and transactional law. Mr. DeBoer represents clients in a wide variety of areas, including real estate, estate planning and administration, civil litigation, and business planning and formation. Mr. DeBoer is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Chesapeake Bar Association, and the Blackstone Legal Fellowship. He served as Executive Editor of the Regent Journal of International Law and has published two articles, one in the Los Angeles Daily Journal and the other in the Regent Journal of International Law. Mr. DeBoer is a member of Crosswater Presbyterian Church and enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Laura K.M. Weldon

Laura K.M. Weldon was born and raised in Chesapeake and attended Great Bridge High School. She graduated from Old Dominion University where she was a Division I athlete. She completed her legal education at Regent University School of Law. Her practice is predominately domestic, representing clients in divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, and spousal support. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Chesapeake Bar Association, and the Family Law section of the Virginia State Bar. She is also qualified as a Guardian Ad Litem for children. Laura lives in Chesapeake with her husband and son. 

Matthew Wooten

Matthew Wooten, a Chesapeake native, graduated from Greenbrier Christian Academy before going on to obtain a degree in International Business from Liberty University. He then returned home to complete his legal education at Regent University School of Law. During law school, Mr. Wooten was active on the Trial Advocacy Board and participated in trial competitions across the east coast. Mr. Wooten also interned with Plumlee & Overton, P.C. during law school before graduating and joining the firm as a full time attorney. Although Mr. Wooten’s practice consists predominantly of Criminal, Traffic and DUI defense, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation, he also has experience with contracts, estate planning and other transactional matters. Mr. Wooten is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Criminal Law section of the Virginia State Bar and the Chesapeake Bar Association. Mr. Wooten lives in Chesapeake where he is active in his church and enjoys playing softball and golf.