Nadeem B. Bohsali

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Nadeem B. Bohsali

Associate   |   Richmond »

Nadeem joins Harman Claytor after serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Randall G. Johnson, Jr., and the Honorable Rondelle D. Herman in the Circuit Court for the County of Henrico.  His practice focuses on defending local government entities, school boards, and nonprofit organizations.

  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Richmond Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Henrico County Bar Association
  • Successfully defended a Virginia town from an alleged slip-and-fall personal injury case by arguing the town was entitled to statutory immunity from simple negligence, and the Plaintiff’s facts – even taken as true – did not amount to gross negligence as a matter of law.  Obtained dismissal of the lawsuit on the day of trial before the Plaintiff could begin arguing their case-in-chief.
  • Successfully defended three police officers sued in the Circuit Court for Albemarle County.  Secured dismissal of the Complaint, with prejudice on grounds that the Complaint failed to state a legally cognizable claim against any of the police officers.  Awarded a pre-filing injunction preventing the Plaintiff from filing suit against any of the named defendants without leave of court.
  • Successfully defended owner of a gas station in connection with an alleged slip-and-fall injury, resulting in dismissal with prejudice of a $50,000.00 personal injury case.
  • Successfully defended ambulance authority and ambulance driver in connection with an alleged motor vehicle collision by arguing both defendants were immune from liability under the doctrine of sovereign immunity, resulting in dismissal with prejudice of a $50,000.00 personal injury case.
  • Successfully defended building owners where Plaintiff alleged that one or more bricks fell from the top of the building and struck Plaintiff on the head as he was walking on the sidewalk below, resulting in dismissal of a $1,495,000.00 public nuisance claim. Limited the extension of two longstanding Virginia Supreme Court decisions relating to the scope of public nuisance claims for falling objects.
  • Successfully defended a local government employee in connection with a final default judgment order entered against him by challenging the validity of service of process, resulting in the judgment being reopened, declared void, and vacated.

The cases referenced above do not represent the lawyer’s entire record.  Each case must be evaluated on its own facts.  The outcome of a particular case cannot be based on past results.

  • College of William & Mary, BS, 2016
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2021
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Virginia Civil Procedure
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
    • Richmond Journal of Law and Technology
  • Virginia State Bar, 2021
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia