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David Crump has significant legal practice and litigation experience in the Shenandoah Valley area, both in private firms and in public service.


  • Senior partner: The law firm of Adamson, Crump & Sharp

  • General District Court Judge for the 26th Judicial District of Virginia

  • Municipal Attorney for the Town of Front Royal, Virginia

  • Commonwealth's Attorney for Warren County, Virginia

  • Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Winchester, Virginia


David is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and the Ohio State University. He is a United States Army veteran.



David was the Director of Legal Research for the National Association of Home Builders, providing counsel to 140,000+ NAHB members on construction law, business management and liability issues.


The creative force behind the NAHB Residential Construction Contracts Project, David was the drafting author of all NAHB residential construction contract forms.


He is a nationally recognized speaker and educator on business law and construction liability, lecturing at the International Builders Show, Drexler University, Penn State University, the American Conference Institue, the Defense Research Institute, and builders associations across the country.














David is also a published author. His publcations on business and construction related legal subjects include:


  • "Contracts & Liability - 5th Edition"  Published by BuilderBooks

  • "Warranties for Builders and Remodelers" Published by BuilderBooks

  • "Copyright Law for Home Builders" Published by BuilderBooks

  • “The Risks and Rewards of Green Building" Published in the New Jersey Law Journal

  • “Sunlight Reflected from Double-Paned Low-E Windows and Damage to Vinyl Siding and Other Materials” 

    Published by Penn State University, Pennsylvania Housing and Research Center









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