James C. "Beau" Brincefield, Jr.Senior Attorney
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Beau is a native of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Before graduating from Georgetown University and its Law School, he held a Real Estate Broker’s License.
He was admitted to the Bars of Virginia and the District of Columbia in 1966 and, in 1976, he was awarded a dual Master’s Degree (Master in Science in Real Estate and Master in Business Administration in Finance) from the American University Graduate School of Business. He has been in private practice in Virginia and D.C. since 1966. Beau was elected to the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors’ (NVAR) Hall of Fame in 2002.
Beau has been a frequent author and lecturer on real estate subjects and civil litigation and he is frequently quoted in Forbes Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Washington Times and other national and local publications. Many of the publications which he has written or been quoted or mentioned in are reproduced in the Publications section of our web site.
In addition to practicing law, Beau has enjoyed a second, part-time career as a professional actor (SAG, AFTRA, AEA). He has appeared in many productions on stage, in the movies and on television since 1990.
A more formal professional biography follows:
Admitted to bar, 1966, Virginia and District of Columbia.
Education: Georgetown University (B.A., 1963; J.D., 1966); American University Graduate School of Business (MBA/MS, Real Estate and Finance, 1976).
Author: “The New Virginia Condominium Act,” American Bar Association Committee on Housing and Urban Renewal, 1974 Annual Report; “A Proposed D.C. Condominium Act,” REALTOR, Volume XLIII, Number 8, August, 1975; “Homeowner Associations: Transition from Developer Control,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 7 VLW 884, January 25, 1993; “Starting Strong: Evaluating and Asserting Homeowner Association Claims,” Common Ground Magazine, January/February, 1994; “Brincefield’s Guide to Buying a Home: The Twenty One Biggest Mistakes People Make When They Buy a Home,” United States Copyright Office Registration # TX 3-666-439, 1993. Lecturer, Real Estate Transactions, American University Graduate School of Business, 1976-1977. Consultant to the Director, Office of Housing and Urban Affairs, Federal Home Loan Bank Board, 1972-1973. Law Clerk for the Honorable Daniel Weymouth, 12th Judicial Circuit, Virginia, 1965-1966.
Member: District of Columbia Bar (Chairman, Real Estate Section, 1974-1975); Virginia State Bar (Member, Board of Governors, Real Property Section, 1979-1983; Chairman, 1981-1982).; Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR) Hall of Fame 2002.
PRIMARY PRACTICE AREAS: Real Estate; Litigation; Personal Injury Claims; Business Law; Divorce and Family Law.