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 »

Macel Janoschka Elected President-Elect of Roanoke Bar Association

Attorney Macel Janoschka was elected President-Elect of the Roanoke Bar Association at their 95th Annual Meeting on June 9, 2020.   Macel will become President of the Roanoke Bar Association in June of 2021.  She has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Roanoke Bar Association since 2014. Macel focuses her practice on… Read more »

FA+P Med Mal team speaks at VADA Spring Meeting

Attorneys Matthew Kelley, Sam Bernier and Nathan Moberley were invited to speak to the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys Medical Malpractice Section during their spring meeting on May 14. Their presentation was titled “When does a lack of informed consent become battery and what do we do when we get there?” and it provided attendees… Read more »

Andrew Gerrish is Awarded the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference’s Significant Service Award

The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference’s Board of Governors awarded Andy Gerrish its 2020 Significant Service Award for his work as the Young Lawyers Conference’s District Representative for the Eighth District. The Young Lawyers Conference’s Eighth District includes the Twenty-third and Twenty-fifth Judicial Circuits. In addition to his service as a YLC District Representative,… Read more »