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Articles & Outlines

McCandlish Lillard regularly shares legal knowledge discussing legal developments and issues affecting our clients.

John Farrell has over 30 years of experience before county supervisors, planning commissions and boards of zoning appeals in matters of real estate development, land use and environmental regulation, including rezoning, site plan and wetlands approvals.

The Changing Landscape of Proffers

An exaction is an appropriation of private property for public use in exchange for a development approval; e.g., a subdivision approval conditioned upon dedication of right of way or road construction for a road not internal to the subdivision. An exaction, at common law, was a felony.

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The Next Phase of the Women’s Movement Must Be a Men’s Movement

The VBA 124th Summer Meeting was a great success, and this year M&L proudly sponsored a program entitled “The Next […]

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Steve Price is an attorney in McCandlish Lillard's Leesburg office. He has substantial experience in business litigation and transactions with a focus on real property, condemnation, business tort, and contractual matters.

Easements, Licenses and Restrictive Covenants

Steve Price participated in a panel that discussed litigating easements and restrictive covenants. An outline of his remarks is available here: “Overview of Easements (Servitudes), Licenses and Restrictive Covenants Relating to Land” (PDF).

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Elizabeth Gray

“Do Not Hospitalize” Orders

A lot of people do not know what a “Do Not Hospitalize” order is and how one is used. As attorneys we routinely put such orders in our advance directives without a detailed explanation to our clients. What is a “Do Not Hospitalize” order? Would your health care decision makers (“proxies”) know how to use one?

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Steve Price is an attorney in McCandlish Lillard's Leesburg office. He has substantial experience in business litigation and transactions with a focus on real property, condemnation, business tort, and contractual matters.

Advanced Ethical Issues in Condemnation

Steve Price was a presenter for a seminar entitled “Advanced Eminent Domain and Valuation” in Fairfax, Virginia on Thursday, October […]

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Ben Trichilo is an attorney in McCandlish Lillard's Fairfax office. He has more than 35 years of trial and appellate experience, including personal injury, workers’ compensation, professional malpractice, premises liability, and employment law.

Litigating Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims

Ben Trichilo participated in a panel that discussed issues that arise in litigating uninsured and underinsured motorist claims.

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Ben Trichilo is an attorney in McCandlish Lillard's Fairfax office. He has more than 35 years of trial and appellate experience, including personal injury, workers’ compensation, professional malpractice, premises liability, and employment law.

Top Mistakes Attorneys Make in Civil Litigation

Ben Trichilo moderates a panel of Virginia judges who discuss the top mistakes attorneys make in civil litigation.

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John Farrell has over 30 years of experience before county supervisors, planning commissions and boards of zoning appeals in matters of real estate development, land use and environmental regulation, including rezoning, site plan and wetlands approvals.

New Zoning Cases “Reconcilable”

In a guest column written for Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly, John Farrell discusses a recent Supreme Court of Virginia case in which […]

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