Firm News

Vandeventer Black Celebrates Anniversary and Receives Proclamation

08/16/2018Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP recently commemorated its 135th anniversary by holding an event with their attorneys and staff members. Mayor Kenny Cooper Alexander was the guest of honor and he granted Vandeventer Black with a proclamation from the City of Norfolk recognizing the firm’s historic milestone. “The City of Norfolk congratulates Vandeventer Black for withstanding the… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Promotes a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran from Within

08/13/2018Dustin Narcisse

Vandeventer Black has promoted Dustin T. Narcisse, a former paralegal, to join their Workers’ Compensation Defense practice as an attorney. Before joining Vandeventer Black, Narcisse served as a post-graduate fellow at Hampton’s Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, and a judicial extern in Ohio’s Eighth District Court of Appeals, while still attending law school. “Dustin brings a sense of… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Pierce Receives SHRBA Lawyer of the Year Award

08/13/2018Pierce, Michael D.

Vandeventer Black attorney Michael D. Pierce was recently named Lawyer of the Year by the South Hampton Roads Bar Association (SHRBA). This is the second award given to Pierce by the SHRBA; he was previously recognized as Member of the Year for 2017. “We are proud of Michael’s hard work and dedication to the legal… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Takes Home Six CoVaBiz BOB Awards

07/17/2018Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP was recently awarded 2018 CoVaBiz Best of Business (BOB) awards in six categories. The annual BOB awards recognize Coastal Virginia companies that excel in their industries and help make communities more dynamic. The Firm was awarded in the following categories: Best Law Firm Overall- Silver Best Intellectual Property Firm – Gold Best Employment… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Awarded Best of Coastal Virginia

07/17/2018Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP was recently awarded as Best Law Firm for Southside Gold in Coastal Virginia magazine’s “Best of Coastal Virginia Reader’s Choice” contest. The publication asked readers to vote online for their favorite business in more than 150 categories and finalists were selected. More than 200,000 votes were submitted over two rounds across all… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Partners Named Women In The Law

07/09/2018Bibeau Anne G.

Vandeventer Black LLP AV®-rated partners Anne G. Bibeau, Deborah M. Casey, Arlene F. Klinedinst, and Anita O. Poston were selected as Women in the Law for 2018. Published by Virginia Living, Women in the Law 2018 celebrates the achievements of Virginia’s most accomplished women judges and attorneys. Anne G. Bibeau focuses her practice on Labor & Employment Law, Alternative… Read more »

Anita O. Poston Included in the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame Class of 2018

07/01/2018Poston, Anita O.

Vandeventer Black LLP partner, Anita O. Poston, was recently recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as part of the ‘Hall of Fame’ inaugural class. According to the publication, this prestigious award is given to attorneys with outstanding career accomplishments, as well as for their significant contributions to the development of the law, the bar, quality of justice, and… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Wins Large Firm (Per Capita) Category in 2018 Virginia Legal Food Frenzy

06/29/2018Chappell, W. Thomas

Vandeventer Black LLP was the top finisher in Virginia in the Large Firm (per capita) category during the 12thannual Legal Food Frenzy. The Firm raised over $15,000 for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia as well as contributed volunteer hours and non-perishable food.  This is Vandeventer Black’s second consecutive year winning the award. “Vandeventer Black’s continued… Read more »

Michael Pierce Appointed To The Virginia State Bar Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board

06/28/2018Pierce, Michael D.

Vandeventer Black attorney, Michael D. Pierce, was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia to serve on the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) board. Pierce is an associate at the firm, and his practice includes matters involving labor and employment law, workers’ compensation insurance defense, maritime law, and general litigation. “I… Read more »

Jennifer L. Eaton Awarded NPBA Walter E. Hoffman Community Service Award

06/05/2018Eaton, Jennifer L.

Vandeventer Black attorney Jennifer L. Eaton was recently awarded the prestigious Walter E. Hoffman Community Services Award by the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association. This award is presented annually for outstanding service to the community by a NPBA member under 40 and recognizes hands-on service versus financial contributions.  “Jenny’s outstanding service to many non-profit organizations… Read more »