Jennifer Minear Urges Virginia Businesses to Speak Up About Legal Immigration Problems

Minear calls the situation “a frustrating game right now. You have to be prepared for how to play that game. It’s totally unpredictable.”

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Audra Dickens Named Up And Coming 2019

Director Audra M. Dickens has been named as a 2019 Up and Coming Honoree by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. The “Up & Coming Lawyers” awards program, now in its fourth year, recognizes lawyers across the commonwealth who are making their mark within their first 10 years of practice, both in the legal world and in their communities. VLW identifies these honorees as the lawyers who are the leaders of the profession in the future.

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9 McCandlish Holton Attorneys Named 2020 Best Lawyers In America

Nine lawyers from McCandlish Holton were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America© for 2020. The entire group of recognized attorneys have been continuously recognized for five years or longer. 

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Jennifer Minear Named AILA President-Elect

Jennifer Minear was elected to serve as the AILA President-Elect for the 2019-2020 term. Ms. Minear is a director in the Immigration Practice Group, where her practice focuses on employment-based immigration, with a particular emphasis on the healthcare sector, including J-1 waiver and green card processing for foreign medical graduates.

Ms. Minear has a long and active history with the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and held her first elected position in 2012 as a member of the Board of Governors. She is the

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McCandlish Holton Workers' Compensation Announces Attorney's Return

Jessica Hacker Trivizas returns home to McCandlish Holton's workers' compensation team after working on the NFL Concussion and BP Oil Spill settlements. Her background on these mass claims resolution programs gives her unique insight into the work of claims adjusters. 

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McCandlish Holton's Litigation Practice Group Welcomes Attorney Brittany B. Falabella

Welcoming Brittany B. Falabella, litigation practice group Director, Cam Beck says, "We are excited to have Britt join our team.  She brings bankruptcy and commercial litigation experience that will be valuable to our corporate clients.  Britt also understands well the challenges and needs of in house counsel as she previously served as general counsel of a Richmond based sports marketing and management company."

Since 2009, Britt also has been a volunteer coach with Henrico Adult basketball and soccer, in association with the Special Olympics. Britt says her inspiration began at home: "I have a sister with autism, so I have

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18th Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar

The Workers' Compensation practice group at McCandlish Holton is thrilled to announce our 18th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar. The seminar is one of the premier industry events in the Mid-Atlantic Region-- a full day of useful information and continuing education free to adjusters, risk managers, employers, nurse case managers, and brokers. The event will take place September 26, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia. 

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McCandlish Holton Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict for Mutual Insurance Company in Jury Trial

 

Matthew Haynes and Brennan Morrissett obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a mutual insurance company in a Virginia Circuit Court jury trial.  The plaintiff/insured filed a 1st party suit against his homeowner’s insurer alleging breach of contract. 

Plaintiff sought to recover more than $250,000 in alleged personal property losses and additional living expenses he claimed resulted from a fire that completely destroyed his residence.  Plaintiff sought these amounts eighteen months after the fire, and in addition to

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McCandlish Holton Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict for Global Warehouse Retailer

Matthew Haynes and Brennan Morrissett obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a global warehouse retailer following a two day jury trial in the United States District Court in Baltimore, Maryland. 

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McCandlish Holton Attorneys Successfully Defend a National Restaurant Franchise

McCandlish Holton attorneys Michael R. Ward and Audra M. Dickens recently successfully defended a national restaurant franchise in a slip-and-fall case during a two-day jury trial in Chesterfield County Circuit Court.  Liability and damages were both contested. 

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