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Oceans Unmanned Launches freeFLY Program

Posted on March 20, 2018
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Oceans Unmanned Launches freeFLY Drone Program Oceans Unmanned, Inc., in partnership with NOAA Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (HIHWNMS), with additional support from DJI and DARTdrones, unveiled a new initiative designed to provide aerial support using small drones for large whale entanglement response efforts off of Maui, Hawaii. The freeFLY program provides training, equipment, and management oversight to a network of local, Mauibased volunteer drone operators that are available to support the Hawaiian Islands Entanglement Response Network, led by HIHWNMS. The Network’s goals are to safely free endangered humpback whales and other marine animals from life threatening entanglements, while also gathering valuable information that will reduce entanglement threats in the future. Published by >  click here to read full article.…

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Davenport Scheduled to Speak at 2018 VTLA Annual Convention

Posted on February 6, 2018

VIRGINIA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION - 2018 ANNUAL CONVENTION Darius Davenport is one of the scheduled speakers at this year's Annual Convention which is being held in Williamsburg, Virginia from March 22 - 25th. >  2018 Convention Brochure…

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Schultz Inducted as a Fellow in the Virginia Law Foundation

Posted on February 5, 2018

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. is proud to announce that Donald C. Schultz has been inducted as a Fellow in the Virginia Law Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Virginia bar. Each year the Foundation selects a group of top lawyers and retired judges for their integrity, character, and legal excellence. With his induction in 2018, Don joins six other present and former CWM attorneys, Frank Crenshaw, Guilford Ware, Howard Martin, Tim Coyle, Ann Sullivan, and Jim Chapman, and continues a path for CWM that started more than 30 years ago. Don is the Practice Group Chair for the firm’s Commercial Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group.…

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Howard Martin Honored for 50 Years of Service

Posted on December 14, 2017

At the 79th annual meeting of the Virginia State Bar, Howard Martin was recognized for fifty years of service to the Bar. His service included nine years on the Bar Council (2000 – 2009) and six years on the Executive Committee, including President from 2007 to 2008. Howard's dedication to the legal profession has included serving on the Executive Committees for the Virginia Bar Association and the Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association, where he served as president from 1997-1998. He also served on the Board of the Virginia Law Foundation, including as President from 1995-1996.…

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CWM Donates to ForKids

Posted on December 7, 2017
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Every year during the holiday season, the attorneys and staff get together to support a local charity. This year we gathered for our annual tree trimming and collected gifts for ForKids to help make Christmas brighter for homeless children in our community.…

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Steve Stancliff Elected as Officer of SEALI

Posted on December 7, 2017

Steve Stancliff, chair of the firm’s Admiralty & Maritime practice group, has been elected to serve as an officer of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI). He most recently served as Editor-in-Chief of the organization's Editorial Committee and previously chaired its Long Range Planning Committee. Steve is also active in the Maritime Law Association of the United States, serving as Secretary for the Committee on Regulation of Vessel Operations, Safety, Security and Navigation.…

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Ryan Snow Is the New Chairman of the Board of Norfolk Botanical Garden

Posted on December 7, 2017
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CWM's Managing Partner Ryan Snow has been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Norfolk Botanical Garden. Norfolk Botanical Garden is a nationally accredited garden with over 11,000 members and 400,000 annual visitors. Over the next few years, Ryan will lead the Garden through one of its largest growth periods in its 80-year history, including addition of a state-of-the-art water education center, a fully redesigned entry pavilion, a new conservatory, a large scale parking garden, and a fully renovated historical administration building. Pictured with his wife and daughters, Ryan has served on the Board since 2012 and on the Board of Directors for the Norfolk Botanical Garden Foundation since 2013.…

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Dan Bever Joins the Firm

Posted on December 7, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Daniel A. Bever has joined CWM as an associate attorney. His practice will focus on Commercial Real Estate, Project Finance, and Public Sector law. Dan previously served as a law clerk for the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice, as a law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, and as an Honors Paralegal for the Federal Trade Commission. Dan graduated with a B.A. degree (summa cum laude, with High Honors) from the College of William and Mary and earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. He served on the Managing Board of the Virginia Tax Review and earned an Advanced Certification for the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.…

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ASSURE UAS Airborne Collision Severity Evaluation Final Report

Posted on November 30, 2017
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A3 Airbone Collision Presentation An FAA press conference presentation explaining why it is necessary to determine the potential severity of sUAS mid-air collisions with aircraft in order to define an Equivalent Level of Safety to manned aviation. Published by >  click here to read full article.…

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Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. Attorneys Named to Virginia Business Magazine’s 2017 “Legal Elite”

Posted on November 13, 2017

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin is proud to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by Virginia Business Magazine among Virginia’s “Legal Elite” for 2017.  Each year in cooperation with the Virginia Bar Association, the Legal Elite recognizes lawyers selected by their peers as outstanding attorneys. Steven L. Brinker - Business Law Elaine I. Hogan - Labor/Employment Donald C. Schultz - Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights W. Ryan Snow - Construction…

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