NEWS + EVENTS

Macel Janoschka Presents at Roanoke Valley Paralegals Association Meeting

Macel Janoschka provided an overview of practicing in the Virginia General District Courts at the March 11, 2021 meeting of the Roanoke Valley Paralegal Association. She updated the association on the anticipated jurisdictional limit increase, provided an overview of the procedures applicable to Virginia General District Courts, and provided practical advice for preparing a matter… Read more »

Macel Janoschka is Re-appointed to Salem Economic Development Authority

Attorney Macel Janoschka was appointed to a second term on the City of Salem’s Economic Development Authority by the Salem City Council on February 22, 2021.  She was appointed to a four year term through May 9, 2025.  The Authority, comprised of seven members, was organized in 2017.  The Economic Development Authority works in close… Read more »

FA+P Welcomes New Associate Cameron V. Ervin

Frith Anderson + Peake welcomes new attorney, Cameron V. Ervin.  Cameron graduated from Davidson College with a degree in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor from University of North Carolina School of Law. Prior to law school, Cameron worked in Washington, DC as a legal assistant at a law firm that specialized in family… Read more »

Macel Janoschka Presents at VADA’s Young Lawyer Boot Camp

Attorney Macel Janoschka presented at the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys’ “Young Lawyers Boot Camp” seminar on December 4, 2020.  She was a co-presenter for a session titled, “How to Try a Case in General District Court.” Macel’s session explained the role of general district courts, the subject matter of cases heard there, the rules… Read more »

Attorney Sam Bernier Presents at VADA Meeting

Frith Anderson + Peake PC attorney Sam Bernier presented at the 2020 Annual Meeting for the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys in Hot Springs, Virginia on October 14.  Sam moderated a panel that provided a legislative update to VADA members.  The update included bills that became law as of July 1, 2020, and bills introduced… Read more »

Macel Janoschka Named a 2020 “Leader in the Law”

FA+P is proud to announce that Macel Janoschka has been named to the 2020 class of Leaders in the Law.   Leaders in the Law are those “who are setting the standard for other lawyers.” The honor is awarded annually by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. The attorneys recognized are those “who have a significant accomplishment or… Read more »

Nathan Moberley Secures Dismissal Based on Sovereign Immunity

FA+P Attorney Nathan Moberley recently secured a dismissal based on the doctrine of sovereign immunity in the Dickenson County Circuit Court.  Plaintiff filed a Complaint against the Breaks Interstate Park Commission seeking damages for injuries sustained at a water park operated by the Commission.   In response to the Complaint,  Nathan filed a Plea in Bar… Read more »

Katie DeCoster is Promoted to Partner

Frith Anderson + Peake is proud to announce the promotion of Katie DeCoster to partner. Katie joined FA+P in 2017.  Prior to joining FA+P, she served as an Assistant Attorney General in Abingdon, Virginia. A graduate of Roanoke College and the West Virginia University College of Law, Katie practices in both Virginia and West Virginia… Read more »

FA+P Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America

Attorneys from Frith Anderson + Peake were recently selected for inclusion in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. “Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 7.8 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.” The following attorneys were recognized: Phillip V. Anderson – Litigation – Insurance, Insurance Law and… Read more »

Andrew Gerrish Named 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year

Andrew “Andy” S. Gerrish, a principal with the Roanoke law firm of Frith Anderson + Peake has been selected as the 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year by the Roanoke Bar Association. This award recognizes a current member of the Roanoke Bar Association that is an “outstanding young lawyer who has demonstrated dedicated service to our… Read more »