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

McCandlish Lillard is pleased to announce that 17 of its 23 attorneys have been recognized by Virginia Business magazine as being among Virginia’s “Legal Elite.”

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R. Peyton Mahaffey Named Among “Leaders in the Law”

McCandlish Lillard is pleased to announce that R. Peyton Mahaffey has been named a member of the 2016 class of “Leaders in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Media, the publisher of Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

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Client Wins Multimillion Dollar Jury Verdict in Will Contest Action

R. Peyton Mahaffey and Lawrence J. McClafferty of McCandlish Lillard teamed with David Hudgins and Debra Stafford of Alexandria to win a recent will contest action in the Arlington County Circuit Court. The jury entered a verdict of over $7,600,000 for fraud, conversion and breach of fiduciary duty, and tacked on $175,000 in punitive damages.

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Peyton Mahaffey is an attorney with more than 33 years of experience handling complex, multi-party business, commercial, fiduciary, litigation in state and federal courts; as well as arbitrating and mediating such matters.

R. Peyton Mahaffey Named to the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

McCandlish Lillard’s R. Peyton Mahaffey was selected to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

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