Meet Our Professionals

Evans Oliver, PLC is a small, focused firm. Our lawyers devote their time and attention to guiding clients through the most challenging parts of their lives. If you face criminal charges, have been injured in an accident, are considering divorce or another family law matter, or are involved in another type of legal dispute, we encourage you to contact our firm as soon as possible. Once we gain a clear understanding of your needs, we can begin developing an effective legal strategy to help you. Schedule a consultation at our Harrisonburg, Virginia, office today.


Tracy J. Evans II
Managing Partner

Location: 
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Phone: (540) 437-1966
Fax: (540)-437-1993

Mr. Evans was born and raised in Rockingham County, Virginia, and focuses his practice on criminal defense, civil litigation, and personal injury law. With regard to his criminal law practice, Mr. Evans defends individuals charged within both state and federal court with serious felonies, including violent crimes such as aggravated malicious wounding, burglary, aggravated sexual offenses, transportation and distribution of illegal drugs, and first degree murder. Mr. Evans is one of the three attorneys in Rockingham County certified by the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission to serve as co-counsel on capital murder (death penalty) cases. Mr. Evans also defends individuals charged with felony financial crimes, such as embezzlement, credit card fraud, money laundering, and forging of public records. Mr. Evans also has extensive experience representing clients who are charged in traffic court for various traffic offenses, including reckless driving by speed and traffic accidents resulting in fatalities. Mr. Evans represents many James Madison University students who are charged with underage possession of alcohol, both for their first offense, as well as for their second and third offenses, and any resulting ASAP violations.

Mr. Evans also has significant experience with civil litigation, and defends both individuals and businesses in civil litigation matters. READ MORE


Laura A. Evans
Partner

Location: 
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Phone: (540) 437-1966
Fax: (540) 437-1993

Laura A. Evans focuses her practice exclusively in family law. She is passionate about helping her clients navigate through the emotional process of divorce. She has extensive experience in all family law related matters such as spousal support, child support, custody and visitation, equitable distribution and adoption. Ms. Evans also practices collaborative divorce, which is an exciting alternative dispute resolution.

Before becoming a partner at Evans Oliver, PLC Ms. Evans owned her own practice, Laura A. Evans, PLC in 2012. Her previous experience also includes being an Associate with the law firms of Dawn Wine Ruple, P.C. and Laura A. Thornton, PLC from 2007 to 2012. Ms. Evans has always focused her area of practice on family law. Upon her graduation from law school, she was Law Clerk for the Rockingham County Circuit Court from 2006 to 2007 under the Honorable John J. McGrath, Jr. and the Honorable James V. Lane. 
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H. Eugene Oliver III
Partner

Location: 
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Phone: 540-437-1966
Fax: 540-437-1993

H. Eugene Oliver, III is a partner at Evans Oliver, PLC who focuses his practice on criminal defense, traffic matters, and family law.  Eugene firmly believes in the principle of seeking the best opportunities and outcomes for his clients facing oftentimes difficult legal matters.  He focuses his practice not only on making the best legal arguments, but also on guiding you through the complex legal system and working with you to protect your best interests.   

Eugene is a former prosecutor who now practices criminal defense, with experience on both sides of the courtroom that ranges from violent crimes like first degree murder and robbery to major drug offenses to serious financial crimes. Having handled thousands of cases as both a prosecutor and defense attorney, he knows the ins and outs of criminal law practice throughout Virginia. He has participated in all stages of criminal cases from pre-trial investigations to appeal and is prepared to represent your interests zealously every step of the way. READ MORE


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Emily Dennis
Paralegal

Yvonne Knight
Legal Assistant