Mr. Porter graduated from Virginia Tech with a major in History and a minor in English. In 1982 he graduated from George Mason University School of Law and began practicing in Manassas, Virginia immediately, having passed the Virginia Bar Exam before graduating.
After three years with the firm of Compton, Compton & Potter, Mr. Porter became a solo practitioner and has remained independent. Mr. Porter now limits his practice to family law, traffic, and criminal offenses.
Mr. Porter is dedicated to providing personal and effective representation to his clients. In the area of family law, he works energetically with the opposing party to find a resolution if it is possible. If compromise is not possible, then he is ready to present an effective case in court.
Mr. Porter is married and has one daughter. He is active in his church, and his particular focus is on working with Native American Churches in New Mexico and Arizona. He is still active at Virginia Tech, working with Native VT, Tech’s Native American student organization.