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19 Blankingship & Keith Attorneys Named 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars


May 11, 2020

The law firm of Blankingship & Keith, P.C., is pleased to announce that 19 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Virginia Super Lawyers or as Rising Stars in a number of practice areas.

The following 14 Blankingship & Keith attorneys are named to the 2020 edition of Virginia Super Lawyers, an annual listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a higher degree of peer recognition and professional achievement:

John F. Cafferky, Principal, Schools & Education

William H. Casterline, Jr., Principal, Real Estate

David R. Clarke, Principal, Family Law

Richard J. Colten, Principal, Family Law

Peter S. Everett, Principal, Personal Injury General: Plaintiff

David J. Gogal, Principal, Business Litigation

Chidi I. James, Principal, Personal Injury General: Plaintiff

John A.C. Keith, Principal, Business Litigation

Stanley P. Klein, Senior Counsel, ADR

Elizabeth (“Betty Van") Morrogh, Principal, Estate Planning & Probate

William B. Porter, Principal, General Litigation

Jeremy B. Root, Principal, Real Estate

Robert J. Stoney, Principal, Personal Injury Products: Plaintiff

Paul B. Terpak, Principal, Eminent Domain

Attorneys Gogal and Keith are also recognized as Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers for 2020, and Morrogh is recognized as a Top 50 Women Super Lawyer in the state.

These five attorneys are named to the 2020 Virginia Rising Stars list: Juli M. Porto (Appellate); Wesley D. Allen (Civil Litigation: Defense); Mary C. Huff (Family Law): James R. Meizanis, Jr. (Real Estate); and Jessica L. Sura (Personal Injury General: Plaintiff). Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the top up-and-coming lawyers (40 years old or younger, or in practice 10 years or less) in the state.

Based in Fairfax, Virginia, Blankingship & Keith, P.C. is a regional law firm, with 40 lawyers, serving clients throughout Northern Virginia and the Commonwealth.