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Family wins $3.5M Med-Mal Verdict in Augusta

A jury in Augusta County recently handed down a $3.5 million verdict in a medical malpractice suit involving the family of a woman who suffered a fatal stroke that went misdiagnosed. Family wins $3.5M Med-Mal Verdict in Augusta By:  Virginia Lawyers Weekly A jury in Augusta County recently handed down a $3.5 million verdict in […]

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The Best Lawyers in America Names 8 Attorneys to their Annual List for 2019

Eight attorneys with over 300 years of combined experience were named in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 edition. Selected by their peers, the attorneys were recognized in the following categories: Daniel L. Fitch – personal injury litigation – defendants Charles F. Hilton – medical malpractice law – plaintiffs, personal injury litigation – plaintiffs, professional […]

WAW attorney Donald Showalter

Woman Leaves $4.3M Gift

Money Split Between Four Local Nonprofits – By Vic Bradshaw – Daily News-Record Four local nonprofits received nearly $4.3 million on Friday from the trust of a Wisconsin native who made her home in Bridgewater. The late Marion Elsbeth Carson left that amount for two departments at the Sentara RMH Medical Center, Bridgewater College, the […]

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Virginia Super Lawyers 2018

Five Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC attorneys have been named Virginia Super Lawyer/Rising Stars for 2018.  Four attorneys were named Super Lawyers, which is an annual publication only selecting five percent of the attorneys in the state to be included in their select list.  WAW also had an attorney named to the Rising Stars list.  […]

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Incumbent Protection Act Struck Down by Federal District Court

Wharton, Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC, is pleased to announce that the Federal District Court for the Western District of Virginia struck down Section 24.2-509(B) of the Code of Virginia, commonly known as the Incumbent Protection Act. The Incumbent Protection Act grants incumbent politicians who stand for re-nomination the power to dictate the method of nomination […]

WAW attorney Derek J. Brostek

Derek J. Brostek Elected Partner

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC proudly announces the election to partnership of Derek J. Brostek as of January 1, 2018. Derek J. Brostek brings the perspective and discipline of a career as a Marine Corps officer to the cases in civil, business and insurance issues he handles at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC. Derek joined […]

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2017 Legal Elite Attorneys

Virginia Business Magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite names 16 WAW attorneys to their annual list. Virginia Business Magazine has named 16 WAW attorneys to their Legal Elite list for 2017 in the following areas of law: Jeffrey R. Adams – Business Law Derek J. Brostek – Civil Litigation Lauren R. Darden – Labor and Employment Daniel L. Fitch […]

WAW attorney Lucas Pangle

Lucas I. Pangle Honored for Pro Bono Work

Pangle was one of three local attorneys recognized for his extraordinary pro bono work done on behalf of Blue Ridge Legal Services. Lucas I. Pangle was one of three local attorneys recognized for his extraordinary pro bono work done on behalf of Blue Ridge Legal Services.  The awards were presented during the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar Association’s […]

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Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 13 practice areas. Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized […]

WAW attorney, Briana A. Stevens

Briana A. Stevens Joins the Firm

The law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is pleased to announce that Briana A. Stevens has joined the firm. Briana A. Stevens received her J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law, where she was a member of the Public Interest Advocates and a board member of the West Virginia Fund for Law […]

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Family wins $3.5M Med-Mal Verdict in Augusta

A jury in Augusta County recently handed down a $3.5 million verdict in a medical malpractice suit involving the family of a woman who suffered a fatal stroke that went misdiagnosed. Family…
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The Best Lawyers in America Names 8 Attorneys to their Annual List for 2019

Eight attorneys with over 300 years of combined experience were named in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 edition. Selected by their peers, the attorneys were recognized in…
WAW attorney Donald Showalter

Woman Leaves $4.3M Gift

Money Split Between Four Local Nonprofits - By Vic Bradshaw - Daily News-Record Four local nonprofits received nearly $4.3 million on Friday from the trust of a Wisconsin native…
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Virginia Super Lawyers 2018

Five Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC attorneys have been named Virginia Super Lawyer/Rising Stars for 2018.  Four attorneys were named Super Lawyers, which is an annual publication…
WAW attorneys

Incumbent Protection Act Struck Down by Federal District Court

Wharton, Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC, is pleased to announce that the Federal District Court for the Western District of Virginia struck down Section 24.2-509(B) of the Code of…
WAW attorney Derek J. Brostek

Derek J. Brostek Elected Partner

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC proudly announces the election to partnership of Derek J. Brostek as of January 1, 2018. Derek J. Brostek brings the perspective and discipline…
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2017 Legal Elite Attorneys

Virginia Business Magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite names 16 WAW attorneys to their annual list. Virginia Business Magazine has named 16 WAW attorneys to their Legal Elite list…
WAW attorney Lucas Pangle

Lucas I. Pangle Honored for Pro Bono Work

Pangle was one of three local attorneys recognized for his extraordinary pro bono work done on behalf of Blue Ridge Legal Services. Lucas I. Pangle was one of three local attorneys…
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Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC ranked in 2018 "Best Law Firms"

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC has been ranked in…
WAW attorney, Briana A. Stevens

Briana A. Stevens Joins the Firm

The law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is pleased to announce that Briana A. Stevens has joined the firm. Briana A. Stevens received her J.D. from West Virginia University…