Sharon B. Ten

Sharon B. Ten

Richmond, Virginia

Graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration summa cum laude from Sacred Heart University in 1991. She graduated from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1994. She was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1994 and the District of Columbia Bar in 1997. She is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia; United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the Richmond Bar Association, and the Chesterfield Bar Association.

Ms. Ten’s practice areas include family law, wills and estates, and small corporations.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Divorce and Family Law
  • Adoption
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Spousal Support
  • Wills
  • Business Organization

Litigation Percentage

  • 65% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1994
  • District of Columbia, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 2001
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit


  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1994
  • Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 1991


  • Virginia Family Law Practice for Paralegals, Foxmoor Continuing Education, May 15, 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Virginia Business "Legal Elite", 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Association, Family Law Division
  • Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association
  • Chesterfield Bar Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Henrico County Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association - Domestic Relations Council, Council Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Cawthorn, Picard & Rowe, PC, Attorney, May 10, 1992 - June 30, 2001
  • Huff, Poole & Mahoney, PC (now Poole Mahoney, PC), Principle, July 1, 2001 - May 13, 2011
  • Locke, Partin, DeBoer & Quinn (now Locke & Quinn), Partner, May 16, 2011 - January 31, 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chesterfield County Domestic Violence Unit – Victim / Witness Assistance Program
  • Director and Secretary, Unique Kids, Inc.
  • LINC
  • Justice Server

Previous Names

  • Sharon Barbara Frank