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Blankingship & Keith, P.C. Attorneys Named Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2023


May 2, 2023

Blankingship & Keith, P.C., a Virginia-based law firm with over 40 years of experience, is proud to announce that 21 of its attorneys have been recognized as Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars in the 2023 edition of Super Lawyers magazine.

Blankingship & Keith is thrilled to have 18 attorneys named as Virginia Super Lawyers for 2023. These distinguished attorneys have been recognized for their outstanding legal work in a variety of practice areas, including:

  • Amy L. Bradley – Personal Injury General: Plaintiff
  • John F. Cafferky – Schools & Education
  • David Rust Clarke – Family Law
  • Richard J. Colten – Family Law
  • Peter S. Everett – Personal Injury General: Plaintiff
  • David J. Gogal – Business Litigation
  • Mary C. Huff – Family Law
  • Chidi I. James – Personal Injury General: Plaintiff
  • John A.C. Keith – Business Litigation
  • Michael K. Kim – Business Litigation
  • Stanley P. Klein – ADR           
  • Elizabeth C. Morrogh – Estate & Probate
  • William B. Porter – General Litigation
  • Juli M. Porto – Appellate
  • Wm. Quinton Robinson – Business/Corporate
  • Jeremy B. Root – Real Estate
  • Robert J. Stoney – Personal Injury Products: Plaintiff
  • Paul B. Terpak – Eminent Domain


In addition, three Blankingship & Keith attorneys have been named as Rising Stars for 2023. This designation is reserved for attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger or have been practicing law for 10 years or less. Rising Stars are recognized for their exceptional legal skills and potential to become future leaders in their respective practice areas. The three Rising Stars from Blankingship & Keith that have been recognized for their work:

  • Ian J. McElhaney – Estate & Probate
  • Emily Haslebacher – Schools & Education
  • James Meizanis – Real Estate


Blankingship & Keith is proud of all its attorneys for their recognition as Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2023. This achievement is a testament to the firm's commitment to providing exceptional legal services to clients in a wide range of practice areas.