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Crenshaw, Ware & Martin Receives Tier 2 Ranking by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

Posted on November 1, 2014

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin received a Tier 2 Metropolitan Ranking for the 2015 listing of  “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights Law and Bankruptcy Litigation.

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2014 Corporate Live Wire Roundtable on Shipping & Maritime Law

Posted on October 14, 2014

James Chapman was a member of the panel of experts from around the world in the Shipping & Maritime Law 2014 roundtable presented by Corporate Live Wire.  The panel discussed the latest changes and developments in Shipping & Maritime Law. Among the highlighted topics, the experts discussed the contentious issue of a captain’s abandonment of the […]

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Delphine Carnes Speaks at Governor’s Conference on Economic Development

Posted on October 14, 2014

Virginia Economic Development Association presented the 2014 VEDA Fall Conference, “The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development – Increasing the Odds:  Deal-Making in the New Economy.” Delphine Carnes was a member of the panel of speakers for the conference and presented the topic on New Markets Tax Credits. Click here to view presentation >

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James Chapman and Steve Stancliff represent partnership in win for rights to salvage gold treasure

Posted on July 10, 2014
Posted in Cases

CINCINNATI (AP) — A fugitive treasure hunter’s company has lost its bid to stop deep-sea explorers from bringing up gold and other artifacts from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 and has been the subject of legal fights for nearly 30 years.   > NBC News “Ohio Company Wins Rights […]

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Chapman to Serve as Vice Rector of the Board of Visitors of Virginia Tech

Posted on June 30, 2014

James L. Chapman, Jr., a partner with the firm, was chosen to serve as vice rector of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University Board of Visitors for the coming year. He is a 1979 Tech graduate with a law degree from Washington and Lee University. Mr. Chapman will also serve as Chair of the […]

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Attorneys attend Tidewater Community College’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast

Posted on May 9, 2014
Posted in Community News

Delphine Carnes and Harriet Reynolds attended Tidewater Community College’s 12th Annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast at the Portsmouth Campus Student Center.  This year’s theme for the Women’s Center was “Educate. Empower. Enhance and engage”. The guest speaker, Barbara Hamm Lee, provided a heartwarming and inspirational speech, sharing her own experiences and talking about keys to women succeeding in […]

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CWM attorneys, Delphine Carnes and Harriet Reynolds close on transaction to build grocery store in Decatur, Illinois

Posted on April 25, 2014
Posted in Transactions

On April 25, 2014, CWM attorneys, Delphine Carnes and Harriet Reynolds, closed on a transaction that utilized New Markets Tax Credits (“NMTCs”) to finance the construction of a new grocery store and affiliated convenience store and gas station in a low-income community in Decatur, Illinois (the “Project”).  CWM represented Hampton Roads Ventures, L.L.C. (“HRV”), a […]

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“So You’re 18” program visits students at Norview High School

Posted on March 1, 2014
Posted in Community News

The “So You’re 18” program is organized by the South Hampton Roads Bar Association to introduce students at Norview High School to the rights and responsibilities that they will be embracing as citizens as they turn 18.  Darius Davenport, President of the South Hampton Roads Bar Association and an attorney with CWM, encouraged students to appreciate, respect, and […]

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Jury Awards Nearly $800,000 to CWM Client

Posted on February 19, 2014
Posted in Cases

A jury awarded nearly $800,000 to a client of CWM after a six-day trial in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.  James Chapman represented MidAtlantic International against AGC Flat Glass in this commercial dispute.  AGC had refused to make payment under the terms of a “take-or-pay” clause in their contract.  AGC filed a […]

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W. Ryan Snow has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the I’Anson Hoffman Inn of Court

Posted on February 14, 2014

The I’Anson-Hoffman Inn of Court is one of over 200 American Inns of Court designed to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility and legal skills. Its membership consists of select lawyers, state and federal judges, law professors and law students. The American Inns of Court are based on traditional English Inns of Court, modified to […]

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