Firm News

August 17th, 2017

Blankingship & Keith, PC is pleased to announce that Peter Everett (Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs), John Keith (Litigation - Trusts and Estates), Paul Terpak (Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law) and Mark Towery (Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs) have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as 2018 “Lawyers of the Year” in Washington, D.C. for their respective areas of practice.

July 5th, 2017

In May, at the Virginia CLE Annual Real Estate Seminar held in Fairfax, Bill Casterline and Jeremy Root presented a one-and-a-half hour topic on how real estate is the subject of various collection actions used by creditors including foreclosures, receiverships, and judicial sales to collect judgment liens.

June 30th, 2017

Blankingship & Keith, PC is pleased to announce that Richard J. Colten and Thomas M. Cusick, formerly with Colten Watson Vincent Law Group P.C., are joining the firm’s growing Family Law practice.

June 16th, 2017

Blankingship & Keith is pleased to announce that Melissa Little has been selected as the co-recipient of The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference R. Edwin Burnette, Jr. Young Lawyer of the Year Award for 2017.

This award honors an outstanding young Virginia lawyer who has demonstrated dedicated service to the Young Lawyers Conference, the legal profession, and the community. 

June 2nd, 2017

Blankingship & Keith, P.C. has welcomed Wesley D. Allen to its Education Law and Litigation practice as an associate. His practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on education matters.

April 28th, 2017

In an article published by AAA, it discussed a December 2016 report by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s that found “that drivers missing 2-3 hours of sleep in a 24-hour period more than quadrupled their risk of a crash compared to drivers getting the recommended seven hours of sleep. This is the same crash risk the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration associates with driving over the legal limit for alcohol.”

February 22nd, 2017

Blankingship & Keith, P.C. has welcomed James R. Meizanis, Jr. and Juli M. Porto to the firm as associates.

“Both James and Juli are highly respected lawyers with impressive track records,” said William B. Porter, managing principal of the firm. “Their collective experience makes them significant assets for the firm and our clients.”

February 7th, 2017

Blankingship & Keith, PC is pleased to announce that the firm recently received a Certificate of Excellence from Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) for participation in the Fairfax Attorney of the Day Program.

January 17th, 2017

Blankingship & Keith, P.C. continues to expand its roster of attorneys with the addition of Lainie Singerman, who has joined as an associate in the firm’s personal injury practice.

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