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‘Up & Coming Lawyers’ for 2017 named

upcomingVirginia Lawyers Weekly has announced the 2017 class of “Up & Coming Lawyers.”

This awards program, started last year, recognizes lawyers across the commonwealth who are making their mark within their first 10 years of practice. These are the lawyers who are the leaders of the profession in the future.

The Class of 2016 honorees are:

  • Faith A. Alejandro, Sands Anderson, Richmond
  • Lindsey A. Coley, Gentry Locke, Roanoke
  • Robert E. Dean, Rob Dean Law, Roanoke
  • Stacey C. Forbes, Reed Smith LLP, McLean
  • Nicholas J. Gehrig, Redmon, Peyton & Braswell LLP, Alexandria
  • Helen O’Beirne Hardiman, Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Richmond
  • Nicholas Johnson, Berenzweig Leonard LLP, McLean
  • Jamilah D. LeCruise, Law Office of J.D. LeCruise, Norfolk
  • Stacy E. Lee, Harrell & Chambliss, Richmond
  • Jeremy R. Moss, Vandeventer Black LLP, Norfolk
  • Cartwright R. “Cart” Reilly, Williams Mullen, Virginia Beach
  • Simon Y. Sandoval-Moshenberg, Legal Aid Justice Center, Charlottesville
  • Elizabeth Burgin Waller, Woods Rogers PLC, Roanoke
  • Julia A. Yolles, The Havrilak Law Firm PC, Fairfax

The honorees will be celebrated at a reception on Oct. 26 at the John Marshall Hotel in Richmond.

Each honoree also will be profiled in a special supplement that will be distributed at the event and inserted into Virginia Lawyers Weekly in late October.