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Attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

Six attorneys from McCandlish Lillard have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.

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Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers Lists

Nine lawyers from McCandlish Lillard have been selected to the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers and 2018 Virginia Rising Stars lists.

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18 McCandlish Lillard Lawyers Named to Virginia Business’ “Legal Elite”

McCandlish Lillard is pleased to announce that 18 of its 22 attorneys have been recognized by Virginia Business magazine as being among Virginia’s “Legal Elite.”

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Legal Elite Leaders

There are more than 30,000 lawyers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Only 26 have been named to Virginia Business’s “Legal Elite” list every year since its creation in 2000 – including McCandlish Lillard attorneys R. Peyton Mahaffey and Ralph M. Tener.

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Virginia Haizlip

Virginia Haizlip Elected to CPNV Board

Virginia Haizlip was elected as an at-large member of the Board for the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia (

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Virginia Haizlip Joins McCandlish Lillard’s Family Law Practice

McCandlish Lillard is pleased to announce that on August 21, 2017 Virginia C. Haizlip joined the firm’s Family Law practice as a new principal. Virginia’s practice focuses on divorce and separation, child custody, alimony, child support, and domestic violence.

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Gary Brown has more than 40 years experience as an attorney in Northern Virginia focusing on medical malpractice, legal malpractice, product liability, and employment discrimination.

In Memoriam

We are sad to share that our long-time friend and partner, and Gary W. Brown passed away on August 4, 2017.

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9 McCandlish Lillard Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers Lists

Eight lawyers from northern Virginia’s McCandlish Lillard law firm have been selected to the 2017 Virginia Super Lawyers list, and one was selected to the 2017 Virginia Rising Stars list.

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