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Vandeventer Black Attorneys Named 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

05/07/2020Serrano, Jenniffer

Vandeventer Black is pleased to announce that six attorneys are among the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. The Rising Star designation is given to the top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40-years-old or younger, or who have been practicing for ten years or less. The selected attorneys are:   Jennifer L. Eaton- Civil Litigation… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Selected for the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers List

05/07/2020Serrano, Jenniffer

Vandeventer Black attorneys were selected to be included on the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers list by Thompson Reuters. This renowned rating service considers attorneys from over 70 different practice areas that are nominated based on professional accomplishments and peer recognition. Attorneys from the Norfolk and Richmond offices received the Super Lawyers acknowledgment:   Anne G…. Read more »

Experienced Community Associations Attorney Joins Vandeventer Black

03/10/2020Serrano, Jenniffer

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Kathleen W. Panagis to the firm. Kathleen will be a member of the firm’s Community Association’s practice group. Kathleen has extensive experience as general counsel to homeowners and condominium associations located in Virginia. “Kathleen is a great addition to our firm’s community association legal… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Donates over $12k to the United Way of South Hampton Roads

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03/10/2020Serrano, Jenniffer

Vandeventer Black LLP joined efforts with the United Way of South Hampton Roads 2019 campaign where the firm successfully raised a total of $12,920 which will help provide: 600 meals for the homeless 50 month-long bus passes 40 support group sessions for a sexual assault victim 40 nights of shelter for a family experiencing homelessness… Read more »

Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Message from our Managing Partner

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03/01/2020Sterling, Michael L.

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the globe and in the United States, our number one priority is the safety and well-being of our employees, clients, and the communities in which we live and work. In response to Gov. Ralph Northam’s state of emergency, we are taking precautionary action to increase social distancing… Read more »

Chappell Appointed to the Community Associations Institute’s Virginia Legislative Action Committee

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01/28/2020Casey, Deborah M.

The Virginia Legislative Action Committee (VALAC) of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) recently appointed Vandeventer Black attorney, W. Thomas Chappell, to serve on its committee as a representative of the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of CAI.   “I am excited to be part of this great committee that includes so many experienced leaders in the community… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Announces 2020 Executive Board

01/16/2020Serrano, Jenniffer

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce its 2020 Executive Board and the addition of partner Richard Ottinger to the Board. Partners Deborah M. Casey, James R. Harvey, and Mark S. Brennan will continue to serve. Partner Edward J. Powers steps down. “We welcome Richard as a new member of the Executive Board, and we… Read more »

Anne G. Bibeau Selected as ‘Influential Women of Law’ for 2020

01/15/2020Bibeau, Anne G.

Partner Anne Graham Bibeau, a Vandeventer Black AV Preeminent® rated attorney, was selected as “Influential Women of Law,” Class of 2020. This recognition is awarded by Virginia Lawyers Weekly in collaboration with statewide bar groups to recognize women within the legal field for their work and dedication to the profession and their communities. “I am humbled to… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s James B. Rixey III Promoted to Partner

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01/01/2020Rixey, III, James B.

Vandeventer Black LLP attorney James B. Rixey, III, has been promoted to partner. Jay has been an associate in the Norfolk office of Vandeventer Black LLP since 2011 and has developed his practice in commercial real estate and business law. “We are proud of Jay’s dedication and hard work, which has led him to this… Read more »