M. Richard Epps, P.C.
Attorneys and Counselors at Law



Main Office
605 Lynnhaven Parkway
 Suite 100
Virginia Beach, Virginia  23452
Telephone:  757-498-9600
Fax:  757-498-7927
Email:  richard_epps@eppspc.com

Collections Department
605 Lynnhaven Parkway
 Suite 200
Virginia Beach, Virginia  23452
Telephone:  757-498-5199
Fax:  757-498-5117
Email:  darrell_drinkwater@eppspc.com

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M. Richard Epps

I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond in 1969 and my law degree from that University's T. C. Williams School of Law in 1973.  I served as an editor of the University of Richmond Law Review.  I have been engaged in the practice of law since 1973.  For the past 15 years my practice has been devoted primarily to our firm's present primary areas of practice.  I am a member of the Virginia Bar Association (Bankruptcy and Real Property Sections), the Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association, the Virginia Beach Bar Association, the Virginia Beach Sertoma Club (past President), the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club (past Board member).  I am married and have one son.

Darrell A. Drinkwater

I joined the firm in 2000.  I was born in Lakeview, Oregon and received a B.S. in Biology from Oregon State University in 1990. Prior to attending law school, I worked for U.S. Representative Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR) as a legislative assistant. I graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1995 and have been in active practice since. I am a member of the Virginia State Bar, Virginia Beach Bar Association, Virginia Creditor's Bar Association and National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys. I have managed the firm's collections department since 2005.

Sara A. John

I received my undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary in 1999 and my law degree from Regent University in 2002.  I was listed in the "Who's Who Among American Law Students" in 2000.  I have practiced primarily bankruptcy law throughout my career.  My practice focuses on representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.  I am a member of the Virginia State Bar, the American Bar Association, and the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association.  I am married and have one son.