About Our Firm

At Winchester, Pedigo, & Power, PLC, we are committed to the ethical and effective representation of our clients. The attorneys at our firm have over 80  years of combined experience practicing law in the Hampton Roads area. Our number one goal is to provide our clients with exceptional representation and to earn their trust along the way. Our practice focuses on bankruptcy, financial restructures, debt settlement, and consumer protection actions. We look forward to working with you to solve the legal challenges that have brought you to our website.  


Our practicing attorneys are: 

Neil K. Winchester 

James L. Pedigo 

Dana S. Power 

We also worked with Alexander P. Smith & Associates after Mr. Smith’s retirement. 


When you partner with our firm, you will work directly with an experienced attorney and get personal attention every time you call. We spend time getting to know our clients and their situations so that we can offer them the most ideal solutions. We understand that being in debt and facing collection actions is a stressful and frightening situation. We’ll do everything in our power to ease that stress, ensure you understand your options, and assist you throughout the process. You’re not in this alone; contact Winchester, Pedigo, & Power, PLC to get the guidance you need to get back on track.  

Our Great Staff


Karen Kelley

Litigation Paralegal

We are so fortunate to have Ms. Kelley on our team.  With 20 years of experience as a Case Administrator for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk  Division , she brings not only extensive experience and professionalism to our firm, but also invaluable relationships with the court staff.

 Prior to working for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Ms. Kelley worked for ten years as a Litigation Paralegal in the private sector.


Phyllis Bungert

Senior Paralegal

Ms. Bungert has been an integral part of this law firm for over thirty years.  Her experience and knowledge of the bankruptcy process and the positive relationships she’s developed over the decades with court staff, trustees, and the rest of the bankruptcy community make her are an invaluable asset to our team and our clients.   She began her career as a bankruptcy paralegal at Alexander P. Smith and Associates, P.C., along with Neil Winchester and Jim Pedigo.  She is a Virginia Beach native and enjoys going to church and spending time with her family when she’s not working.


Sabrina J Heffernan


Sabrina is a graduate from Tidewater Community College’s Paralegal Program where she obtained an A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies. She is continuing her education at Regent University for her Bachelor’s in Professional Studies- Government. In her spare time, she enjoys concerts, festivals and outings with her husband and six children.

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The information contained on this website is presented for informational and marketing purposes only and is not to be understood as legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice respecting your individual needs. Winchester, Pedigo, & Power, PLC looks forward to speaking with you about your particular needs. Please note, however, that the mere act of contacting our firm does not create an attorney-client relationship. As a result, you should never send any confidential information to our office until a Representation Agreement has been signed by both you and Winchester, Pedigo, & Power, PLC. 

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