Congratulations to one of our Founding Partners Rhonda Paice on being recognized by the Loudoun Community as their Favorite Lawyer. … [Read more...] about Rhonda Paice Voted Loudoun’s Favorite Lawyer for 2020 by Loudoun Now.
Congratulations to Christine Mougin-Boal, who has been selected by the Virginia Law Foundation as an incoming Fellow of the Class of 2020. The Virginia Law Foundation’s mission is to promote the rule of law, access to justice and law-related education through philanthropy. Fellows of the Virginia Law Foundation are leaders in their profession and community who represent the highest ideals of the law and the concept of the citizen lawyer. She is a past president of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association and a founding member of the Loudoun Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys … [Read more...] about Christine Mougin-Boal Named Virginia Law Foundation Fellow
Congratulations to two of the firm’s partners for being named Super Lawyers for Virginia for 2019! Rhonda Paice was selected for the second year and Eric Demetriades was named to the list for the first time. Eric was honored as a Rising Star by the publication for the five preceding years. Congratulations on the recognition and keep up the good work! … [Read more...] about Partners Rhonda Paice and Eric Demetriades named 2019 Super Lawyers by Super Lawyer Magazine.
Save the date! Saturday December 8, 2018. Tickets go on sale Tuesday November 13th at Ida Lee Park. … [Read more...] about The Laurel Brigade Law Group is Once Again Proud to Sponsor the 2018 Jingle Jam.
The Laurel Brigade Law Group is pleased to announce that our partner, Rhonda Paice, has been selected to the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers List, and our partner, Eric Demetriades, has been selected for the fifth time to the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” List. Super Lawyers is an attorney rating service that recognizes lawyers from across the United States based on area of practice, firm size and geographic location. Super Lawyers are nominated by other attorneys and then reviewed and scored by a panel of lawyers who are also nominees. Only the highest rated attorneys are chosen … [Read more...] about Partners Rhonda Wilson Paice and Eric Demetriades named 2018 Super Lawyers
Congratulations to our Partner Eric Demetriades on being named to the Loudoun Time-Mirror Top 40 under 40 Professionals of Loudoun County. The awards ceremony was held at Stone Tower Winery in Leesburg where Mr. Demetriades was presented with his award. To see the complete list of winners and Eric's bio please visit here. … [Read more...] about Eric Demetriades named Loudoun County Top 40 Under 40 Young Professional by the Loudoun Times Mirror.
It is not always easy to know whether a crime is classified as a misdemeanor or a felony. There are a number of crimes that will be considered a misdemeanor and others that will be considered a felony, depending on the circumstances. As such, it is not surprising that many do not know if and when a DUI is considered a felony. Drunk driving is one crime that is considered a misdemeanor when it is a first offense. However, if a defendant has previous DUI convictions, then subsequent charges could be elevated to the felony level. Since some people choose to drive drunk often and have been … [Read more...] about When is a DUI considered a felony?
There are a number of drugs that a person can be convicted of possessing. Like most people facing drug charges, you have the option of pleading guilty or not guilty when you face your day in court. How you choose to plead is up to you, but should you decide to plead not guilty and fight the drug charges, there are a number of defenses you can use. The following are defenses that a person can use when they have been charged with drug possession: Unlawful search and seizure. Entrapment. Drugs belong to another person. Seized substance was not an illicit drug. Should a person use any of … [Read more...] about What defenses can be used against a drug possession charge?
People make the decision to drive their vehicles while intoxicated every day. While they know the dangers in doing so and the possible consequences, they may still decide to take their chances and drive while impaired. Sometimes they get lucky and avoid being involved in an accident and injuring themselves and others on the road, but then there are times where the person's impairment leads to an accident. In Virginia, one woman has been left dead after a car struck her vehicle. Allegedly, the driver who struck her car was racing down the street when it switched lanes and hit the decedent's … [Read more...] about Virginia woman left dead after drunk driver strikes her car
When people get behind the wheel after drinking they are making a decision that may cost others their lives. Whether they are conscious of this decision or not, it is still a bad one, and if an accident occurs they will have to face the consequences of their actions. Many people may be under the impression that those drinking and driving only harm other drivers on the road, but there have been some instances where pedestrians have been the victims of a drunk driver's bad choice. A Virginia man was recently charged with drunken driving following him killing a pedestrian and striking another … [Read more...] about Virginia man kills pedestrian while driving drunk