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Field of Dreams Team presents check to Chesterfield County Board

  Jim Williams,  Lisa Kopecko, Leslie Haley, and Charles Batchelor present a check for $30,000 to the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors. The money raised by the Field of Dreams Foundation and Midlothian Volunteer Coalition goes toward a new multi-use…

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Peter Burnett selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Virginia

Peter Burnett was recently selected by the American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Virginia. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership,reputation,…

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Jim Williams to present check from the Field of Dreams Foundation

Jim Williams will be presenting a check to the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on August 25 at 6:30 pm from the Field of Dreams Foundation. The Beth Williams Field of Dreams Foundation promotes a message of uniting communities to…

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Restored Burnett home wins Design Award

Peter accepted the 2010 Signatures of Loudoun Design Excellence Award and wishes to thank every one involved with the restoration of his family home. A Washington Post article by Nancy McKeon quotes Peter emphasizing the fact that "Many, many of…

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B&W attorneys are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum

  Jim Williams and Peter Burnett are both members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the U.S. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts…

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Driving While Texting (DWT) epidemic among teens

The dangers associated with texting while driving have been well documented over the last several years. Despite state legislation and widespread media attention, too many Virginians remain unyielding to the dangers it presents; not surprisingly, young drivers are increasingly among…

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Field of Dreams update – Chesterfield County

The Planning commission approved the change in use of the Watkins Annex from elementary school to public park. The county has already issued the RFPs for the contractor and once that firm is selected, a ground breaking ceremony can be…

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House Bill 93 passes into Law in Virginia

Authored by Jim Williams. We at Burnett & Williams were delighted to learn that House Bill 93 was passed into law. Passage of this bill is particularly gratifying for our law firm, because not only does it advance the interests…

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