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Warren David Kozak

Warren David Kozak

Managing Partner
Portsmouth, Virginia

Warren Kozak was born and raised in Chesapeake, VA. He attended Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina and received his law degree from Wake Forest University. Warren has practiced law in Portsmouth, Virginia for more than 25 years and he has become one of the areas leading criminal defense attorneys. After many years as a partner with Marcus, Santoro & Kozak, P.C., in 2008 Warren opened Kozak, Davis & Renninger, P.C. Mr. Kozak is an active member in the community; he enjoys hunting, softball and golf; he is also an avid fisherman and enjoys spending time at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. He lives with his family in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal
  • Traffic
  • Personal Injury
  • Domestic Relations

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1982


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • B.A. cum laude - 1979
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: History / Economics

Published Works

  • Comm v Hairston, 5 Va. App. 183, 360 S.E. 2d 893, 4 Amendment Case, 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association, Member
  • Portsmouth Bar Association, Member
  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Marcus, Santoro, Kozak, P.C., 1985 - 2008
About Our Firm

For over 25 years, Kozak, Davis, Renninger & Belote, 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 & Belote, P.C, Attorneys & Lawyers, Portsmouth, VA