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Listen in! Tom Colucci’s Success Story

by on March 22, 2016

A founding principal of the firm, Tom Colucci, has represented members of the development community in legal matters regarding real estate and commercial business transactions since 1972. Tom has been voted among the “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business magazine, and Law & Politics magazine named him a “Super Lawyer” in Virginia and Washington, D.C. Tom […]

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Proffer Reform Bill (Senate Bill 549)

by on March 21, 2016

On March 8, 2016, the Proffer Reform Bill (Senate Bill 549) was signed by Governor McAuliffe. As stated in the statute, which will be codified as a new section 15.2-2303.4, the new law is “prospective only and shall not be construed to apply to any application for rezoning filed prior to July 1, 2016, or to […]

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March Is Women’s History Month

by on March 18, 2016
March Is Women’s History Month

This month, the firm would like to acknowledge all the women who have broken through barriers, achieved their goals, and created pathways for future generations of women. To do this, we are paying a special tribute to Arabella “Belle” Babb Mansfield, the first female attorney admitted to the legal profession in the United States. We […]

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Employee Spotlight – Christine Gleckner

by on March 18, 2016
Employee Spotlight – Christine Gleckner

Although she was born in Richmond, Christine’s father’s job as an internal auditor for DuPont required the family to move around some. By the time she entered high school, her family was settled in Delaware. Christine attended college at the University of Delaware in Newark, where, during an urban studies course, the director of planning […]

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NVAA Jurisdictional Summaries

by on February 23, 2016

NVAA-Alexandria.pdf NVAA-Arlington.pdf NVAA-Fairfax.pdf

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David Bomgardner Recognized for His Contribution to the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association

by on February 16, 2016

Prince William, VA – Earlier this month, at the NVBIA President’s Ball held at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Shareholder Dave Bomgardner was presented The President’s Award. NVBIA’s President, Jerry Berman, delivered the award. In his remarks that evening, Jerry recounted Dave’s “quiet commitment” to the organization and noted that he was a “steadfast member […]

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Virginia Supreme Court Decision Provides Guidance on Conservation Easement Restrictions

by on February 12, 2016

Arlington, VA — In an opinion issued today, the Virginia Supreme Court upheld the decision in Wetlands America Trust v. White Cloud Nine Ventures, LP, related to the construction and interpretation of conservation easements in Virginia. Attorneys Andrew Burcher and Michael Kalish of Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, P.C., represented the defendant, White Cloud. This […]

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Fairfax County Implements Pilot Program to Streamline Rezoning Application Process

by on February 11, 2016
Fairfax County Implements Pilot Program to Streamline Rezoning Application Process

In a move to streamline the rezoning application submission process, the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning has launched ePlans, an online submission program that will help simplify the application review process. Attorney Sara Mariska participated in the pilot program and had this to say: “Printing and managing the required documentation for an application […]

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Employee Spotlight – Ed Encarnacion

by on February 11, 2016
Employee Spotlight – Ed Encarnacion

Accountant Ed Encarnacion adjusted to the firm’s culture within hours of starting his job. But before he accepted the position, he wasn’t sure if he’d be working for attorneys like Matlock, Claire Huxtable, or Saul Goodman, or if his days would play out like an episode of L.A. Law or Ally McBeal. (Disclaimer—Ed acknowledges he […]

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Andrew Painter Named to the 2016 Falls Church Chamber’s Board of Directors

by on February 5, 2016

Andrew Painter, a shareholder in the firm’s Arlington and Loudoun offices, has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce. While on the Board, he will work to advance the Chamber’s mission to support economic and civic growth, advocate Chamber positions on critical business and land use issues, […]

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