Tag Archives: Good Works

Alexandria firm helps families connect during COVID-19


An Alexandria law firm is helping residents of two local healthcare facilities stay in touch with their loved ones during COVID-19. Curcio Law is donating video conferencing devices as part of the seventh annual “Injury Board Day of Action” — ...

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Norfolk firm focuses donation efforts on education during COVID-19


A Norfolk law firm is dedicating its charitable efforts to assist local schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cassidy Lewis, chief marketing officer of Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers, said her firm has always been involved in philanthropic work throughout the community. ...

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Leesburg attorney feeds community 7 days a week

Left: Peter Burnett, a Leesburg attorney and founder of the Ampersand Pantry project, sits with Gabriela Lamas, a George Mason University junior and lead volunteer with the project.

The coronavirus pandemic has cleared the schedules of law firms statewide. But for Leesburg attorney Peter Burnett, his days are busier than ever before. “We’re out here for our community seven days a week. We’re tired, real tired, but we’re ...

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Richmond law firm recognizes local ‘heroes’

Firm president Edward Allen (center) introduces 2019 Hometown Heroes (Photo by Caroline Martin)

“We find our lives in spending them in the service of others.” That’s the motto that George Allen Sr., one of the founders of the Allen Law Firm, set for his firm. Since its beginning in 1910, the Richmond-based law ...

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Fairfax lawyer helps fund restaurants during COVID-19

John Harrity and employees from his firm at a charitable race for the American Heart Association organized by Harrity 4 Charity

A Fairfax attorney is using his charity organization to help community members suffering from the financial impacts of COVID-19. In 2016, John Harrity, managing partner of Harrity & Harrity, nearly died at 49 from a “widowmaker” — a heart attack ...

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Richmond firm collaborates with food bank

Breit Cantor worked with Primo’s Pizza to deliver approximately 50 meals to hospitals across the Virginia Beach and Norfolk areas.

Grocery stores weren’t the only businesses that were ransacked by anxious customers when the coronavirus outbreak began. Food banks across Virginia were wiped out by individuals eager to stock their pantries to avoid public interaction as the pandemic ensued. “People ...

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