Notice under Virginia’s Little Miller Act must be received by 90-day deadline

Posted on June 11, 2015
Posted in Updates

Notice that is mailed, but not received, by the 90-day deadline in Virginia’s Little Miller Act is untimely under Virginia law, according to a case of first impression in Norfolk Circuit Court. Subcontractors and suppliers asserting a payment bond claim on a public construction project in Virginia are required by statute to give written notice […]


CWM attorneys, Delphine Carnes and Harriet Reynolds close on transaction to restore historic Masonic Theatre

Posted on April 2, 2015
Posted in Transactions

On April 2, 2015, CWM attorneys, Delphine Carnes and Harriet Reynolds, closed on a transaction to fund the restoration of the historic Masonic Theatre in Clifton Forge, Virginia.  CWM represented Virginia Community Capital, the bridge lender in this complex transaction which combined a variety of funding sources, including New Markets Tax Credits, state and federal […]


Tidewater Community College recognizes Stephanie Hunter for service on Legal Advisory Committee

Posted on February 20, 2015
Posted in Community News

The firm is proud to recognize Stephanie Hunter, Litigation Paralegal, for her contributions to Tidewater Community College for serving as a Program Advisor on the Legal Advisory Committee. Stephanie has served as an advisor for four years which includes assisting in curriculum development for the paralegal degree program, and mentoring students and future paralegals on […]


CWM attorneys represent Franklin Redevelopment and Housing Authority in rehabilitation of three communities

Posted on February 3, 2015
Posted in Transactions

Delphine Carnes and Harriet Reynolds recently represented Franklin Redevelopment and Housing Authority (“FRHA”) in the rehabilitation of three of its communities, Berkley Court Apartments (“Berkley”), Pretlow Gardens (“Pretlow”) and Old Town Apartments (“Old Town”).  This project involved using Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (“LIHTCs”) in conjunction with the Rental Assistance Demonstration (“RAD”) to successfully renovate and […]


Crenshaw, Ware & Martin attorneys appointed to new board positions.

Posted on January 1, 2015

Elaine Inman Hogan has been appointed to the 2015 Board of Directors for the Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management.  She will serve on the board as the Director of Legal Affairs.  Ms. Hogan chairs the Employment Law Practice Group at Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. She represents employers and management in a wide […]


Delphine Carnes Speaks at 2014 VAHCDO Legal Seminar

Posted on December 5, 2014

Delphine Carnes, Chair of the firm’s Project Finance Practice Group, presented “RAD Conversion and Rehabilitation using LIHTC: Key Considerations for PHAs”, at the Virginia Association of Housing and Community Development Officials (“VAHCDO”) 2014 Legal Seminar held in Richmond, Virginia. Click here to view presentation >


Attorneys Named to Virginia Business Magazine’s 2014 ‘Legal Elite’

Posted on December 1, 2014

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been named among the “Legal Elite” for 2014 by Virginia Business Magazine: James L. Chapman, IV – Civil Litigation Donald C. Schultz – Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights W. Ryan Snow – Civil Litigation


Steven M. Stancliff Named Chair of the Firm’s Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group

Posted on November 14, 2014

Mr. Stancliff joined the firm in 2007 following a distinguished career in the United States Coast Guard, retiring at the rank of Commander.  “Steve’s background and expertise make him ideally qualified to head the firm’s Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group,” said Jim Chapman, chair of the firm’s Litigation Department.  The firm’s Admiralty & Maritime Law […]


Firm Receives Tier 1 Ranking for the 2015 Listing of Best Law Firms

Posted on November 3, 2014

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin received a Tier 1 Metropolitan Ranking for the 2015 listing of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in three practice areas:  Admiralty & Maritime Law, Eminent Domain Law and Project Finance. The firm also received a Tier 2 Ranking in Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy Litigation, Public Finance Law and Real Estate Law and a Tier 3 Ranking […]


Tidewater Council, Boy Scouts of America held its annual Colgate W. Darden, Jr. Gala Benefit Auction

Posted on November 2, 2014
Posted in Community News

On Saturday, November 1st, the Tidewater Council, Boy Scouts of America held its annual Colgate W. Darden, Jr. Gala Benefit Auction at The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center. The event honored John F. Reinhart, CEO/Executive Director of The Port of Virginia for his service to the community.   Chaired by Don Schultz, a partner with the […]

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