Lawyer in Winchester, Virginia

In response to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we at the Law Office of Joan K. Fine, PLC are taking steps to protect the health of our clients and our team. We are practicing social distancing, performing meetings via telephone, zoom meetings, and handling most questions and issues via email. We are able to teleconference for many of our consultations and meetings. At this time we are continuing to file with the courts following their guidelines as the courts permit.

As a Winchester, Virginia, attorney, Joan K. Fine has practiced law with firms in the city as well as Boston, Massachusetts, and is licensed to practice in both states. In 1990 Joan K. Fine established her own law practice in Winchester, Virginia, and has the distinction of being the first woman to be elected president of the Winchester/Frederick County Bar Association.

A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, she received a Juris Doctor degree in 1982 from Boston College Law School and was selected for Law Review at that institution.

Ms. Fine has over thirty years of experience evaluating her clients’ legal issues, identifying their options, and formulating solutions to meet their goals. Her expertise includes contract litigation, negotiation and business law. Ms. Fine focuses her practice on Business/Commercial Law, Litigation (Business, Contract, Real Estate and Probate); Real Estate Law; Wills Trusts and Estate Administration and Equine Law.  Business clients are diverse and include trucking, publishing, manufacturing, construction, insurance, restaurants, counseling services, horse farms and dairy farms.  Ms. Fine represents clients and appears in court primarily in the city of Winchester, and the counties of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Loudoun, and Fauquier.


Ms. Fine recognizes that just as every person is unique, the conditions surrounding each case are unique, and that uniqueness must be taken into account before legal advice is given. Using her more than thirty years of experience, Ms. Fine helps her clients evaluate their legal issues, identify their options, and formulate and implement a strategy to achieve their goals.


Ms. Fine listens to the facts you present, then researches and analyzes your case before providing advice. Working together, you and she may discover alternative approaches that suggest alternative strategies. Rather than making the decisions for you, Ms. Fine uses her expertise to explore these options with you, helping you to make the right decision for your situation.


Historically, lawyers have been called “attorneys and counselors at law.” Ms. Fine brings experience and a collaborative approach to the table, allowing you and her, working as a team, to achieve your goals. With her guidance, you’ll receive insight into your options, and help in planning and implementing a goal-oriented strategy.

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Ms. Fine is a business lawyer who can help local business owners with their business’ legal needs. She can assist your business from formation through growth. Ms. Fine acts as your advisor, in all aspects of contracts (negotiations, creation and review). She will assist with selling or buying a business and succession planning. Ms. Fine also has extensive experience and knowledge of Real Estate Law and Estate Planning and Administration. Ms. Fine believes that planning for your future and understanding your rights are the key to a successful personal and professional endeavor.

The Law Office of Joan K. Fine, PLC, Attorney at Law is located in the heart of Old Town Winchester. Ms. Fine has built many solid relationships in Winchester, VA and the Shenandoah Valley area and has a wide network of contacts that are available to assist her and her clients when needed. Contact her today for a consultation.