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‘Unsung Heroes’ for 2017 named

Paul Fletcher//December 4, 2017

‘Unsung Heroes’ for 2017 named

Paul Fletcher//December 4, 2017

vlw-unsung-legal-heroes-web_mainVirginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce the Class of 2017 of “Unsung Legal Heroes.”

This new recognition program honors staffers at law firms across the Old Dominion for their dedication to duty. A supplement with complete information on the Unsung Heroes will be published on Dec. 25. Honorees will receive a special award at their respective offices.

There are 34 employees being honored in seven categories. The members of the Class of 2017 are:


* Saul G. Isakower, Maddox & Gerock PC, Falls Church

* Lorraine Johnson, National Legal Research Group, Charlottesville

* Robert Kotwicki, Cooper Ginsberg Gray, Fairfax

* Stacie Newton, Anderson, Desimone & Green, Roanoke

* Theresa McDonnell, Prince Wm. Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, Manassas

* Francesca Noone, MercerTrigiani, Alexandria

* Robert Sadler, Hofheimer Family Law Firm, Virginia Beach

* Diana White, TaylorWalker, Norfolk

* Valerie Williams, Pender & Coward, Virginia Beach


* Danielle Ruiz, Arlington County, Arlington


* Travis Smith, McCandlish Holton, Richmond


* Cristen Fletcher, Vandeventer Black, Norfolk

* Tanya Morris, Virginia CLE, Charlottesville

* Jenniffer Serranno, Vandeventer Black, Norfolk


* Donna Evans, Surovell Isaacs Petersen & Levy, Fairfax

* Grace Floyd, McGuireWoods, Richmond

* JoAnn Giles, Timberlake Smith Thomas & Moses, Staunton

* Leigh Horvath, McCandlish Holton, Richmond

* Helen Melton, Chesapeake City Attorney’s Office, Chesapeake

* Connie Norris, Morin & Barkley, Charlottesville

* Diana Smith, Stephen M. Quillen Law Office, Lebanon

* Becky Spencer, Vanderpool, Frostick & Nashanian, Manassas


* Cailey Afualo, Dunlap, Bennett & Ludwig, Leesburg

* Elizabeth Garnett, Rawls Law Group, Richmond

* Amy Guthrie, Fishwick & Associates, Roanoke

* Erin Kirby, Halperin Law Center, Glen Allen

* Lindsey Lincoln, Hammer Law, Chesapeake

* Grace Myers, Allen Allen Allen & Allen, Richmond

* Nancy Pitts, Shupert Chaing, Virginia Beach

* Barbara Poindexter, Pender & Coward, Virginia Beach

* Amy Stidham, Maddox & Gerock, Falls Church


* Amy Baldwin, Witmeyer Law, Ashland

* Georgia Doles, KPM Law, Richmond

* Julie Johnson, National Legal Research Group, Charlottesville

Congratulations to all our honorees, and many thanks for the numerous nominations we received!

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