Firm News

April 22nd, 2015

We are pleased to announce that eleven of our attorneys have been named to the 2014 Virginia’s Legal Elite.

February 12th, 2015
The litigation team here at Blankingship & Keith regularly represents clients who have suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBI). TBI can cause a host of physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and behavioral effects, and is referred to as the “invisible injury,” because its often-devastating impacts are masked by the absence of any obvious continuing physical trauma. Fortunately, we have seen some promising developments in diagnosis and treatment of TBI.
January 29th, 2015

A recent and notable eminent domain action is the topic of an article by Paul Terpak and Laurie Kirkland, attorneys in the Eminent Domain and Condemnation practice at Blankingship & Keith, on “Limits on Consideration of Mandatory Dedications in Eminent Domain” in the fall 2014 issue of Fee Simple, the newsletter of the Virginia State Bar Real Property Section.

January 21st, 2015

Chidi James, Partner at Blankingship & Keith recently spoke at an event in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Open to the public, the community service was held at The Lord Fairfax Community College in Warrenton, VA.

January 19th, 2015

On February 4, 2015, Chidi James, Partner at Blankingship & Keith, will be moderating a discussion at the Fairfax Courthouse about civility and professionalism. Organized by the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, the conversation will explore how to be strong, respectful and professional in the adversarial process of litigation. 

February 12th, 2014

Blankingship & Keith Recognized for MULTI-Million-dollar Settlements

by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

FAIRFAX, VA (Feb. 12, 2014) – Blankingship & Keith, P.C. is proud to share the news that Virginia Lawyers Weekly has ranked five of its 2013 legal settlements among the top 50 in the Commonwealth.  Additionally, VLW ranked three of the firm’s cases among the five largest personal injury settlements in the Northern Virginia area.

August 21st, 2012

The new must-have Virginia Lawyers Practice Handbook Eminent Domain Law in Virginia is being released under the Editorship of Blankingship & Keith's own Paul B. Terpak; he is also the author of the "Trial" chapter in the handbook.