Firm News

November 1st, 2017

Virginia (“Ginny”) F. Shevlin has joined Blankingship & Keith, P.C.’s Family Law practice as an associate.

“I’m delighted that Ginny, a respected attorney, litigator and dedicated advocate for families, has joined our firm,” said William B. Porter, managing principal of the firm. “Her wealth of experience and legal skills will be an asset to our Family Law practice as we continue to grow in this area.”

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.

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.

December 13th, 2016

Brian R. Sanderson and Kevin F. X. DeTurris have become principals with the law firm of Blankingship & Keith, P.C., effective Jan. 1, 2017.

August 17th, 2016

Once again, more than a dozen attorneys from Blankingship & Keith, PC were selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2017. This marks the 30th year that A. Hugo Blankingship, Jr., of counsel to Blankingship & Keith, was recognized by Best Lawyers in America. John A. C. Keith, Peter S. Everett, and Robert J. Stoney, all principals with the firm, have each been named to the list for 15 or more years.

May 5th, 2016

Never get into a car with a stranger!  It’s one of the cardinal rules we learn when we’re young, but now there’s an app for that.  Blankingship & Keith associate Jessica Sura spoke about strategies for pursuing claims against the companies that offer those apps at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) convention last month. 

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