NEWS + EVENTS
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 »
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 »
Ten attorneys at the law firm of Frith Anderson + Peake were selected by their peers for inclusion as 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent… Read more »
The firm of Frith Anderson + Peake is proud to announce that Attorney Katherine Londos has been selected to the Virginia Law Foundation’s Fellow Class of 2020. The Fellows of the Virginia Law Foundation are recognized as leaders in the profession, not just in their practices but in their communities. It is limited to approximately… Read more »
The Supreme Court of Virginia finds no error in Phil Anderson and Andy Gerrish’s workers’-compensation-bar win.
In April 2019, Phil Anderson and Andy Gerrish secured the dismissal of a slip-and-fall suit in Virginia circuit court. The plaintiff was a tractor-trailer driver who fell in a service bay of a tractor-trailer-maintenance shop while the shop was changing his oil. FA+P argued—and the trial court held—that the shop was not an “other party”… Read more »
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms dismissal of claims against Phil Anderson and Andy Gerrish’s attorney client in a legal-malpractice matter.
After Phil Anderson and Andy Gerrish obtained the dismissal of all claims asserted against their attorney client in a legal-malpractice matter filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, the plaintiff appealed that dismissal to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. After the parties briefed the plaintiff’s appeal, the Fourth Circuit… Read more »
FA+P is delighted to announce that attorney Macel Janoschka has been named to the Roanoker Magazine’s 2020 Class of 40 under 40. Nominees were chosen based on their career achievements and involvement in the community. Macel was chosen for her service on various non-profit boards throughout the Roanoke Valley and her pro bono work. The… Read more »
Frith Anderson + Peake is proud to announce the promotion of Nate Schnetzler to partner. Nate joined FA+P in 2015 following a clerkship with the Honorable Michael F. Urbanski, United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia. In 2018, 2019, and 2020, the rating service Super Lawyers® recognized Nate as a Virginia Rising… Read more »
Frith Anderson + Peake welcomes new attorney, Glenn B. Williams. Glenn graduated from The College of William and Mary with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He received his Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law. Prior to law school, Glenn worked for the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC in the Bureau… Read more »