Terry Batzli is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America.” In 2014, Mr. Batzli was named Best Lawyers' Best Family Lawyer in Richmond.
Mr. Batzli was the founding president of the Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association and has been elected to many leadership positions in national, state and local bar associations. He is frequently called upon to lecture on family law issues to bar association groups and other professionals. In 2012, Mr Batzli was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Family Law Section.
Mr. Batzli has been named by his peers as one of the top family law practitioners in Richmond and has also been named in the Virginia Business Legal Elite from 2000 to the present. He has been named a Virginia “Super Lawyer, since its inception in 2006 and in 2013 was selected as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Virginia (all specialties) and one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Richmond (all specialties). He holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating.
He has served as a Family Law Mediator with the McCammon Group and since 1980 as a Commissioner-in-Chancery and Judge Pro Tempore in the Hanover County Circuit Court.
Mr. Batzli was an Honor Graduate, Officer Candidate School, Army Transportation Corps, Fort Eustis, Virginia (1967) and was a Captain on Active Duty from 1966-1970.