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Matching Skills with a Passion to Serve Forms an Enduring Partnership in the Community

by on October 13, 2016
Matching Skills with a Passion to Serve Forms an Enduring Partnership in the Community

On an unseasonably warm day in late September, I sat down with Bill Fogarty (no relation to John Fogerty, of Creedence Clearwater Revival fame) to talk about his community involvement and volunteer work. Bill is a shareholder in the Arlington office and has been with the firm for more than 30 years. He works in […]

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Employee Spotlight – Jessica Pfeiffer

by on October 13, 2016
Employee Spotlight – Jessica Pfeiffer

Growing up in Fairfax County, Land Use Planner Jessica Pfeiffer wanted to follow in her father’s footsteps and attend Virginia Tech, not as a geography major, but to pursue a degree in education and history. A class in urban affairs and planning and an internship with the City of Alexandria changed the goal, but not […]

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Larry & The LandLawyers Rock the House at the Second Annual Law Rocks Fundraiser

by on October 13, 2016
Larry & The LandLawyers Rock the House at the Second Annual Law Rocks Fundraiser

They may not have scored the Number 1 slot on the Billboard charts, but when the final decision was handed down, Law Rock’s Rock Panel of Judges found in favor of all the musicians who participated in the battle-of-the-bands fundraising concert. All of us at the firm are especially proud of Larry & The LandLawyers, […]

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City of Fairfax Adopts Revised Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances

by on September 15, 2016
City of Fairfax Adopts Revised Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances

On July 12, the City of Fairfax City Council unanimously voted to adopt revised versions of the City’s Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. The adoption of the revised ordinances represents the culmination of an extensive, multi-year drafting and public engagement process designed to streamline and modernize the City’s zoning and subdivision regulations. During the public review […]

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Good Deeds

by on September 15, 2016
Good Deeds

Antonia is an attorney in the Real Estate Transactions and Commercial Business Transactions practice group. This is her first column in a series about the firm’s charitable and volunteer activities. George Wythe, the nation’s first professor of law, and one of his star pupils, Thomas Jefferson, were two of the earliest proponents of the citizen […]

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Avoiding the Homeowners Association Disclosure Packet Pitfall

by on September 15, 2016
Avoiding the Homeowners Association Disclosure Packet Pitfall

If you are a builder, management company, or HOA in need of updating an incomplete or outdated disclosure packet, The Land Lawyers can help you prepare the proper documentation and avoid any difficulty that might arise prior to a residential closing. Residential builders and sellers often find themselves scrambling just before a residential real estate […]

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Employee Spotlight – Antonia Miller

by on September 15, 2016
Employee Spotlight – Antonia Miller

It wasn’t until Antonia Miller spent a summer working with The Land Lawyers that she realized her interest in real estate transactions and commercial business transactions was like solving complex puzzles. She admits she was fortunate to have found a fitting and agreeable career opportunity and today is grateful to be cultivating her Midwestern values […]

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LARRY & THE LAND LAWYERS TO PERFORM AT THE SECOND ANNUAL LAW ROCKS CONCERT

by on September 15, 2016
LARRY & THE LAND LAWYERS TO PERFORM AT THE SECOND ANNUAL LAW ROCKS CONCERT

Arlington, VA – On September 22, Larry & The Landlawyers take the stage at the 9:30 Club for an epic battle-of-the-bands fundraising concert. Larry Clark, Mike Kieffer, Mark Goetzman, and John Rinaldi, a/k/a Larry & The Landlawyers, will perform on behalf of HomeAid Northern Virginia, a volunteer-run organization that provides essential clothing and winter items for […]

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2400 Columbia Pike Approved for Development

by on July 6, 2016
2400 Columbia Pike Approved for Development

On June 18, the Arlington County Board voted unanimously to approve a special exception use permit for a new mixed-use building at 2400 Columbia Pike, pursuant to the Columbia Pike Commercial Centers Form Based Code. Located at the corner of Columbia Pike and South Barton Street, the site of the approved building is currently home […]

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City of Alexandria Approves Renovation and Expansion of Old Town’s Colony Inn

by on July 6, 2016
City of Alexandria Approves Renovation and Expansion of Old Town’s Colony Inn

On May 14, after more than 18 months of City, Board of Architectural Review, Urban Design Advisory Committee, and community meetings, Land Lawyer Cathy Puskar and Land Use Planner Amy Friedlander obtained approval of a Development Special Use Permit for the renovation and expansion of the Colony Inn in Old Town North. The project’s gateway […]

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