LAW OFFICE OF D. VOUDOURIS, PLLC

Licensed in Virginia, Maryland & the District of Columbia
At the Law Office of D. Voudouris, PLLC, we are dedicated to servicing the legal needs of small businesses operating in Northern Virginia and the greater Washington, D.C. area. We share the demands of entrepreneurs: understand the issues and objectives, analyze the costs and benefits, make an informed and calculated decision, and move forward. Attaining the business objectives is paramount. The law is a tool for reaching those objectives. Our focus is on the transactional aspect of small, entrepreneurial businesses: buying & selling, leasing & renting, borrowing & lending, employing & consulting and everything in between. We also are well versed in tax and estate planning law and how these considerations dovetail with the business deal. Our clients in Northern Virginia and metropolitan Washington DC include private lenders, real estate investors, caterers, restaurateurs, health care professionals, consulting companies, home improvement companies and other closely held enterprises. We derive a wonderful sense of accomplishment by assisting creative, energetic individuals realize their business goals. If you have a small business in Northern Virginia or the metro-DC area and you are considering the legal implications of a certain direction, we invite you to give us a call before you settle on your decision.
If you are a small business owner in need of a Northern Virginia business attorney (or business legal services in DC or Maryland), we invite you to give us a call at 703-434-3260 or send us an email. Call our Fairfax law firm before making any important decision that requires legal advice from an experienced, local business attorney.

BIOGRAPHIES

DEMETRIS VOUDOURIS

Demetris Voudouris is a southern California native born and raised in Los Angeles. In 1984, he earned his bachelor's joint degree in economics and political science from the University of California, San Diego. From 1984 to 1986, Demetris served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Gabon, Africa. He taught seventh and eighth grade level math (in French) to children in the village of Makokou. From 1987 to 1992, Demetris worked for the Greek newspaper, Eleftheros Typos. During this time, he came to appreciate the significance of law in business and modern society. In August 1992, Demetris and his new bride moved to northern Virginia. He entered George Washington University and earned a joint JD and MBA degree. From 1996 until 2006, Demetris worked as an attorney with a small boutique law firm in Bethesda, Maryland. During this time, he developed his skills as a transactional, business attorney. He greatly enjoys working with creative entrepreneurs who have a direct stake in the outcome of their endeavors. In 2002, Demetris earned a Masters in tax law (LLM) from Georgetown University. From 2006 until 2007, Demetris worked as a partner in a mid-sized Arlington, Virginia law firm. In 2007, he accepted a position to serve as in-house counsel for one of his clients. In January 2011, Demetris formally opened his law firm. The emphasis of his firm is to assist and advise small business entrepreneurs on their commercial endeavors. Demetris is married to his wonderful Greek wife, Katerina, and together, they have two children (both currently attending Virginia Tech). The Voudouris family is an active member of St. Katherine's Church in Falls Church, Virginia. When not practicing law or spending time with his family, Demetris enjoys (among other things) Byzantine history and tai chi.

ANN HARRIS CLARK

Ann Harris Clark is from New Jersey and graduated from Villanova University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Political Science – and of course, as a lifelong Wildcats fan. After spending two years auditing financial service companies at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City, Ann took the first step to fulfill her childhood dream to become a lawyer – she entered law school at William and Mary School of Law. After graduating from law school in 2002, Ann moved to the Washington DC area to work for a law firm where she worked on wide ranging areas, including antitrust, corporate and energy law issues. After a few years, Ann decided to make the leap into consulting and joined a management consulting firm in its legal consulting group where she concentrated on litigation support management and compliance and regulatory projects for a diverse assortment of clients. Ann has practiced assisting small businesses on commercial ventures with an emphasis on representing private lenders in real estate transactions with the Law Office of D. Voudouris, PLLC since 2015. Prior to joining the Firm, Ann took a sabbatical to spend time as a stay at home parent to her young daughter.
If you are a small business owner in need of a Northern Virginia business attorney (or business legal services in DC or Maryland), we invite you to give us a call at 703-434-3260 or send us an email. Call our Fairfax law firm before making any important decision that requires legal advice from an experienced, local business attorney.

PHILOSPHY & FEES

Engaging an attorney can sometimes be a challenging endeavor. An entrepreneur should demand an attorney who (1) gives priority to the client’s interests and concerns, (2) will comfortably and confidently tell the client the realities of the situation (the good, the bad and the ugly), and (3) seeks to provide legal service in a cost effective manner. It is critically important for a business person to understand the risks and benefits from his or her decisions. This is equally true when it comes to the law. It simply does not make sense to expend exorbitant sums on legal fees to protect against a risk that has a low likelihood of occurring. Correspondingly, it does not make sense to be overly frugal when prudent legal actions can provide substantial protections. A valuable attorney is the one that talks through the risks, benefits and costs with the client and allows the client to make an informed decision regarding the situation or strategy at issue. A business attorney should help give his client focus and direction, and then proceed based on the client’s informed decision. The preceding paragraphs summarizes the Firm's approach to the practice of law. It is not primarily about generating billable hours – it is about providing quality legal services in a cost effective manner. This correlates to the Firm's invoicing approach. Demetris Voudouris bills at a competitive, reasonable hourly rate, but this rate serves only as a baseline. Before each invoice goes out the door, Demetris will scrutinize the invoice to assure that the value added from his services is fairly represented in the invoice. The objective is to make sure each and every client feels that legal fees paid to the Firm were dollars well spent.
If you are a small business owner in need of a Northern Virginia business attorney (or business legal services in DC or Maryland), we invite you to give us a call at 703-434-3260 or send us an email. Call our Fairfax law firm before making any important decision that requires legal advice from an experienced, local business attorney.

RESOURCES

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Please keep in mind that the practice of law is the application of law to specific facts. Without knowledge of the facts at issue, an attorney cannot practice law. The Resources provided on this Site are provided without knowledge of any facts concerning your particular situation. The user should not deem access to these Resources as the offering of legal advice or services by the Law Office of D. Voudouris, PLLC. Please use these Resources with caution and at your own risk. The Law Office of D. Voudouris, PLLC encourages you to give us a call to discuss these Resources and your specific legal needs. Together, we can determine what you, as an entrepreneur, can do for yourself and what is better left to an attorney. Cost effectiveness is a primary objective of the Firm's practice. If there are actions you can take on your own, we will definitely let you know and encourage you to do so if it will help reduce costs and keep the bottom line comfortably in the black.