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Employee Spotlight

by on November 11, 2015
Employee Spotlight

Eileen grew up across the river in Montgomery County and moved to Virginia after graduating from Miami University in Ohio. She planned on pursuing a career in education, but in the late 1970s there were few schools hiring home economics teachers. Eileen returned home, moved to Virginia, and landed a job in retail where she […]

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Historic Landmark to Become Part of the Sunrise Senior Living Community

by on October 14, 2015
Historic Landmark to Become Part of the Sunrise Senior Living Community

On July 28, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a rezoning and special exception to allow a new Sunrise Senior Living assisted living facility on the site of the historic Silas Burke House in Burke, Virginia. Lieutenant Colonel Silas Burke and his wife, Hannah Coffer, built the home in 1824. Burke, an established farmer […]

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141 Golfers Tee Up for the 18th Annual JDRF Golf Outing

by on October 14, 2015
141 Golfers Tee Up for the 18th Annual JDRF Golf Outing

For the past 18 years, rain or shine, Art Walsh has hosted a golf outing dedicated to the memory of his late brother, John Walsh, who was diagnosed with type 1 juvenile diabetes at the age of 5. This year, along with emcee Steve Buckhantz, Art welcomed golfers to Westwood Country Club in Vienna to […]

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Town of Warrenton Approves Poet’s Walk Memory Care Facility

by on October 14, 2015
Town of Warrenton Approves Poet’s Walk Memory Care Facility

Contributing Authors: Jessica Pfeiffer and Christine Gleckner Shareholder John Foote and Land Use Planner Jessica Pfeiffer recently worked with Silver Companies on a successful rezoning and special use permit for a new memory care facility in the Town of Warrenton. The applications received final approval by the Town Council in September 2015. The facility, which […]

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Completing Action Items Ensures an Effective, Efficient Process for Estate Planning

by on October 14, 2015
Completing Action Items Ensures an Effective, Efficient Process for Estate Planning

I recently met with the daughter of one of my estate planning clients. The last time we spoke was more than three years ago when we held an emergency estate planning meeting at the hospital before her mother’s heart surgery. At that point, the family—and doctors—were concerned my client might not make it through the […]

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Employee Spotlight

by on October 14, 2015
Employee Spotlight

When she’s not fielding calls, tracking packages (and attorneys), or ordering supplies—in other words, keeping the office operating in tip-top shape—Judy’s is the first face you will see and voice you will hear at Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, P.C.’s Arlington office.  Raising nine children has taught Judy a lot about values and work ethic. […]

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Five Shareholders Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

by on August 18, 2015
Five Shareholders Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

Best Lawyers© is a peer-reviewed publication listing the most respected legal professionals from more than 70 countries around the globe. This year, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh is ranked nationally in the top tier for Land Use & Zoning and in the metro Washington, D.C., area for Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation–Land Use & […]

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Is Your New Home Contract Implied Warranty Waiver Enforceable?

by on August 18, 2015
Is Your New Home Contract Implied Warranty Waiver Enforceable?

Virginia Code §55-70.1 provides new home purchasers with a number of implied warranties. It is common, however, for a new home contract to include a provision waiving those warranties and replacing them with a limited builder warranty. While many homebuilders and their attorneys believe the waiver provision will protect the builder from potential liability, some […]

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Two Residential Rezoning Applications Approved for Prince William County

by on August 18, 2015
Two Residential Rezoning Applications Approved for Prince William County

On behalf of HC Land Company LC, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh Shareholder Jay du Von and Land Use Planner Marian Harders obtained approval from the Prince William County Board of Supervisors for two companion rezoning applications located in the Coles Magisterial District and Potomac Magisterial District. Land planning and engineering was provided by Land […]

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Cayden Ridge Approval Will Now Include Residential Development

by on August 18, 2015
Cayden Ridge Approval Will Now Include Residential Development

On behalf of Miller and Smith, Shareholder Jay du Von and Land Use Planner Marian Harders successfully obtained approval of a 149-unit development off Signal Hill Road that includes a Comprehensive Plan Amendment and a rezoning. The 57-acre site was planned for office uses but, given the existing surrounding residential development pattern, the Board approved […]

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