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The Land Lawyers Make Another Successful Run at the 2017 Legal Mushball Classic

by on July 18, 2017
The Land Lawyers Make Another Successful Run at the 2017 Legal Mushball Classic

Another Mushball Tournament is in the books! Like last year, the Land Lawyers made a successful run at the championship. The team won all three games in their division beating Mayer Brown, Proskauer, and Buckley Sandler, which secured them the fourth overall seed in the playoffs. Unfortunately, the team fell in the semifinals to last […]

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Falcons Landing Gains Approval for Redevelopment and Expansion

by on June 20, 2017
Falcons Landing Gains Approval for Redevelopment and Expansion

  On May 10, 2017, Falcons Landing, a Military Life Plan Community (also commonly referred to as a Continuing Care Retirement Community), received approval from the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors to construct an additional 114 independent living units in a hybrid housing model and an 18-bed memory care facility on its 33-acre property in […]

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2017 General Assembly Legislative Bill List

by on June 20, 2017
2017 General Assembly Legislative Bill List

Following last month’s narrative summary of the 2017 General Assembly (found here), an updated list of housing and development, transportation, environmental, and economic development bills that were passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by the Governor is attached here. All legislation will become effective July 1, 2017, unless otherwise noted. The summaries […]

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Banding Together – Battle of the Law Firm Bands

by on June 20, 2017
Banding Together – Battle of the Law Firm Bands

Back by popular demand! After a one-year absence, Larry & the LandLawyers will once again take their rightful place on stage at the Black Cat as part of Banding Together – Battle of the Law Firm Bands. Larry & the LandLawyers is a band comprised of three Walsh Colucci attorneys, John Rinaldi, Mark Goetzman, and […]

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Employee Spotlight

by on June 20, 2017
Employee Spotlight

Nick Cumings, who joined the firm this past March, works in the Land Use and Zoning Practice Group in the Arlington office. He attended the College of William and Mary for undergrad and law school (Tribe Pride!). After his long stay there, he considers himself an expert on where to stay and what to do […]

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Employee Spotlight

by on May 22, 2017
Employee Spotlight

Stephen Hall joined the firm in April 2017 and works primarily in the Land Use & Zoning Practice Group in the Prince William office. Stephen received his undergraduate degree in policy studies and religion from Syracuse University. Before law school, he spent six months as a night stocker and receiver at a Lowe’s store outside […]

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Good Deeds – Lynne Strobel

by on May 22, 2017
Good Deeds – Lynne Strobel

When I solicited suggestions for my next column feature, I immediately heard from many firm employees recommending that I feature Lynne Strobel due to her well-known and much respected history of community involvement and her track record of good deeds. Lynne is a land use attorney in the firm’s Arlington Office and is fortunate to […]

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Land Lawyers Prepare for Third Annual Legal Mushball Classic

by on May 22, 2017
Land Lawyers Prepare for Third Annual Legal Mushball Classic

While Major League Baseball is already two months into its season, the more important event is coming up: The Third Annual Legal Mushball Classic! On Saturday, June 17 at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy complex, 20 law firms will battle it out for the coveted Mushball Classic Trophy. Surprisingly, ESPN has opted not to […]

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Seven Land Lawyers Named to 2017 Super Lawyers Lists

by on May 22, 2017
Seven Land Lawyers Named to 2017 Super Lawyers Lists

We are pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list and four to the 2017 Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process […]

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North Potomac Yard Small Area Plan Update

by on May 22, 2017
North Potomac Yard Small Area Plan Update

After a year-long public engagement process, Alexandria’s North Potomac Yard Small Area Plan Update is near completion. The Plan, when originally approved in 2010, envisioned redevelopment of the 70-acre Potomac Yard Shopping Center into a 7.5-million-square-foot mixed-use project with the proposed new Potomac Yard Metrorail Station as its centerpiece. This density was premised upon the […]

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