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ThompsonMcMullan Selected to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 “Best Law Firms” List

ThompsonMcMullan is pleased to report inclusion in U.S. News and World Reports “Best Law Firms” 2019 list. The firm ranked in the following: Metropolitan Tier 1 in Richmond for: Commercial…

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Passing on Assets Outside of Probate: PODs and TODs

For a variety of reasons- people sometimes want some or all of their assets to pass directly to specific individuals upon their deaths- outside of probate.  One way to accomplish…

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Reverse Mortgages Can Pose Problems for Heirs

Reverse mortgages can be a big help to seniors needing extra cash- but they can become a nightmare for their heirs. Heirs who don’t know their rights may be faced…

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Most Caregivers Are Now Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay

The federal government recently extended minimum wage and overtime protections to most home health care workers. If you are hiring a caregiver for yourself or an elderly loved one- you…

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Prosecutor Liability: Immunity, Qualified Immunity, and Liability Issues

Firm President Billy Tunner led a webinar with the Honorable John A. Gibney, District Court, EDVA and moderated by the Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Services Council Staff Attorney Elliott Casey, on civil…

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John O’Herron to present at Virginia CLE Appellate Advocacy Academy

John O’Herron will serve as a presenter at Virginia CLE’s Appellate Advocacy Academy, alongside leading Virginia appellate attorneys, judges from the Court of Appeals of Virginia and the Fourth Circuit…

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2023 General Assembly Recap on Energy Bills

The Virginia Renewable Energy Alliance, VA-REA, is hosting its first event of 2023 on April 27th and Cliona Mary Robb, ThompsonMcMullan Energy and Telecommunications practice attorney and organization chair, is…

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Avoid Disagreements Between Your Power of Attorney Holder and Health Care Proxy

A durable power of attorney and a health care proxy are two important but different estate planning documents.  Both allow other people to make decisions for you in the event…

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Consistency in Language to Debtors is Important

A recent decision of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals highlights the importance of consistency in correspondence from a debt collection agency to debtors.  The case involved the language in…

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Eight Named in Legal Elite

Seven of ThompsonMcMullan’s attorneys have been named to Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine. Mark R. Colombell in Construction, Robert A. Dybing in Civil Litigation, R. Shawn Majette in Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder…