David B. Hargett

Founder, Attorney

More than 40 years ago, our company’s namesake, LineThemes, pioneered a revolutionary sales training program for businesses of every size. Today, our proven sales training program has made us a leader in sales and management training.


Mr. Hargett, a Richmond native, is a 1996 graduate of the University of Richmond’s law school, the T. C. Williams School of Law, in Richmond, Virginia.

Mr. Hargett has significant experience in criminal trials, state and federal appeals, habeas cases, and other post-conviction matters. He has lectured and published in these areas. Additionally, he has argued numerous cases in the Virginia Supreme Court and the Virginia Court of Appeals, with other arguments in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and he has been counsel of record on petitions and amicus briefs in the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Hargett is licensed to practice law in all state courts of Virginia, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.


Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (VACDL)
•President (2016)
•Board of Governors
Virginia Bar Association (VBA)
•Appellate Practice Section Council (2007-present)
Virginia State Bar (VSB)
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA)
•Criminal Law Section Chair (2009)
•Amicus Committee
•Board of Governors (formerly)


Success Cases 90%
Case Experience 80%
Family Law 70%

Education & Work Experience

Leading lawyer in Virginia for Post-Conviction

Legal Awards 2018
Top 40 over 40 for Lawyers

Juris Doctor, University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law

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