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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 »

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, 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 »

Attorney Anne Bibeau Elected to the Propeller Club Board of Governors

12/19/2019Bibeau, Anne G.

Vandeventer Black LLP partner, Anne G. Bibeau, has been elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the Propeller Club Port of Norfolk. Bibeau will serve on the Board until 2022. “I’m excited to work with this dynamic group of industry leaders,” said Bibeau. “The Propeller Club is an important voice for the maritime… Read more »

U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and Retired Law Enforcement Officer Joins Vandeventer Black

12/10/2019O'Dea, T. Duggan

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that  T. Duggan O’Dea has joined  the firm’s Richmond office. Duggan will concentrate his practice on providing general business and corporate legal counsel as well as representation related to banking, finance, and commercial real estate. “We are glad Duggan has joined  our firm. He is a great addition… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia

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11/25/2019Paul, Dustin M.

Several attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia for 2020. This distinction is a peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in their specialty. The twenty-five recognized attorneys are: Appellate Law             Dustin M. Paul Attorneys for Non-Profit Anita O…. Read more »

Twenty-two Vandeventer Black Attorneys Selected as 2019 Legal Elite

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11/25/2019Ambrosio, Christopher

Twenty-Two Vandeventer Black attorneys are being recognized as ‘Legal Elite’ for 2019 by Virginia Business Magazine. The magazine partners with the Virginia Bar Association every year to grant this award to attorneys nominated by their peers for this recognition. The selected attorneys are: Christopher Ambrosio – Business Law Anne Bibeau – Civil Litigation | Labor/Employment… Read more »