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Sean Mackin

Fax: (804) 377-1288

Sean Mackin is a commercial litigator and civil defense attorney with practice areas including personal injury defense, general litigation, premises liability, vicarious liability, products liability, defamation, contract disputes, and insurance coverage disputes. His experience includes civil defense representation of clients in all levels of Virginia trial courts, including the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Sean graduated Magna Cum Laude from Salisbury University in Maryland, with bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution, and a minor in Political Science. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. While in law school, Sean enjoyed a wide variety of work and internship experiences, including working with a professional basketball agency where he assisted professional players with contract negotiations domestically and in Europe.

Sean lives in the Northside of Richmond with his fiancé, Kaitlyn, who he met in law school. When they’re not practicing law, they can be found walking their golden doodles, Oshie and Milly. Sean enjoys playing soccer, running, and the various breweries that Richmond has to offer. 


 William and Mary Law School, Williamsburg, Virginia

  • William & Mary Mediation Society, Executive Board member
  • Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Executive Board member
  • Student Legal Services

Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland                                                                 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, magna cum laude
  • Bachelor of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution, magna cum laude
  • Minor in Political Science
  • President’s Scholarship
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Dean’s List (8 of 8 semesters)
  • Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity, Executive Board member
  • Conflict Analysis Dispute Resolution Club, Executive Board 




“Legal Update: Workers’ Compensation,”  Virginia Loggers Association annual meeting, August 2021

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