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Nicole A. Belote

Nicole A. Belote

Portsmouth, Virginia

Nicole was born and raised in the Hampton Roads area and currently lives in Suffolk with her family. Nicole earned her J.D. from Regent University School of Law in 2005 and her B.A. from George Mason University in 2000.

Before joining Kozak, Davis & Renninger, P.C. Nicole was an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Suffolk for almost eight (8) years. Prior to prosecuting in Suffolk, Nicole was an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Portsmouth for one (1) year.

When not at the office or in court, Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and on the softball field.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Domestic Relations/Family Law
  • Traffic
  • Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation
  • CPS Appeals
  • Public School Disciplinary Appeals
  • College Disciplinary Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2004
  • Virginia Supreme Court, 2004


  • Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2004
  • George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Academic/Athletic All-American Scholar
    • Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society
    • Honors: Member of the Softball Team (NCAA Division I)
    • Major: Government and Politics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Suffolk Bar Association, 2005 - Present
  • Virginia State Bar, 2004 - Present
  • Portsmouth Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • Chesapeake Bar Association, 2013 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Suffolk Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, 2005 - 2013
  • Portsmouth Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, 2004 - 2005
  • Suffolk Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, Legal Intern, 2003 - 2004
  • Joynes & Gaidies, Legal Intern, 2002
About Our Firm

For over 25 years, Kozak, Davis & Renninger, P.C. has provided advocacy for clients with the smallest and largest of legal problems. No case is too small. No legal matter is too complex. We are well known throughout the Portsmouth and Suffolk communities for our quality, yet affordable representation and our willingness to accept payment plans.

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Kozak, Davis & Renninger, P.C, Attorneys & Lawyers, Portsmouth, VA