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Due to weather conditions, We are closed today (March 21). Please be safe.

1st Annual ShounBach/Cooper Ginsberg Gray Bowling Tournament

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ShounBach challenged Cooper Ginsberg Gray to a bowling face-off.  Members from each firm showed up to talk a little trash and hit the lanes to see which firm would go home with the highly coveted first place trophy.  Awards were also given to the best bowler and the worst bowler. Our very own Hayden Lee, took home the medal for best bowler with the best game score of 179. Unfortunately, ShounBach didn’t go home with the first place trophy but are already in discussions on how to change that when our firms meet again.  

Fairfax County Bar Association’s Paralegal Section Valentine’s Day Project/Book Drive

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In 2001, the FBA Paralegal Section, in conjunction with the Fairfax Law Foundation, started an annual book drive for the residents of Foundations (formerly the Fairfax Girls’ Probation House).  The project gained so much support that in 2009 the Paralegal Section was able to add the Fairfax Boys’ Probation House.  Due to the kindness and generosity of the legal community, the Paralegal Section has also been able to add the residents of the Transitional Living Program and the young men in the BETA Program.  Each year, in February, the Paralegal Section purchases new books, journals and various personal items for residents with donations r…

2018 Bench Bar Black & White Ball

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ShounBach was a Moonstone Sponsor of the Fairfax Bar Association’s 2018 Bench Bar Black & White Ball on March 3, 2018.  The Ball was held at the Fairview Park Marriott with music provided by Kristen & The Noise. ShounBach is proud to be a long time sponsor of the event and had ten attorneys and five spouses attend the event. The attendees from our firm had a great evening of dancing and socializing with other members of the Fairfax Bench and Bar. We can’t wait until next year’s event.  

Spousal Support Modification and Termination

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Under Virginia law, spousal support may be modified upon a material change in circumstances that warrants modification. The Virginia Code does not define the phrase “material change in circumstances,” but courts have determined that a material change may be anything that affects the need of the party receiving support or the ability of the other party to pay support. Additionally, support may be terminated if either party dies, or if the party receiving support remarries or cohabits with another person in a relationship analogous to marriage for a period of one year, unless termination would be “unconscionable.” In addition, parties may de…

Hayden Lee helps kick-off Virginia Trial Lawyers Association’s Young Trial Lawyer’s “Boot Camp”

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Hayden Lee helped kick-off the first Virginia Trial Lawyers Association’s Young Trial Lawyer’s “Boot Camp” in Richmond, Virginia, on January 24, 2018.  The Boot Camp is a four-week seminar for new attorneys that focuses on practical aspects of law practice.  The Boot Camp is being presented by VTLA attorneys and will include a judges’ panel.  Hayden is the 2017-2018 Chair of the VTLA’s YTL Section and helped introduce speakers at the first week seminar.  He will also be a featured presenter the second week of the Boot Camp.

Special Presentation for Law School Alumni

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Hayden Lee introduced Suffolk University Law School Dean Andrew Perlman at a special presentation for law school alumni at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2018. Dean Perlman’s presentation focused on legal education and the evolution of legal services in the United States. Hayden is the president of the D.C. Metropolitan chapter of the Suffolk University Law School Alumni Association.

Closing Notice

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Please note: Our office will be closing at 3pm Today (Friday, December 29) and will reopen on Tuesday the 2nd of January, at 8:30am. Best wishes for the New Year!

Closed for the Holidays

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Please be advised that our firm will be closing at 3pm today (Friday, December 22nd) and will reopen on Wednesday December 27th for the holiday. Happy Holidays!

NVWAA Northern Virginia Holiday Reception

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Each year the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorney Association’s (NVWAA) hosts a holiday reception.  ShounBach is proud to be a silver sponsor of this year’s event.   At the reception, the NVWAA recognized and honored Judges who have recently taken the bench. They also collected unwrapped toys and books for Northern Virginia Family Services. The Reception was held on December 6th at the beautiful Meadowlark Gardens in Vienna, Virginia.

State of the Judiciary Luncheon

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On November 29, 2017, members of the ShounBach firm, including attorneys Sarah J. Knapp and Kathryn R. Taylor, along with legal assistant Jessica DeVaughn and paralegal Ann Drake, attended the State of the Judiciary Luncheon at the Country Club of Fairfax. The luncheon was hosted by the Fairfax Bar Association and included presentation of the James Keith Public Service Award, Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year Award and the unveiling of the portrait of retired judge, The Honorable David S. Schell. The chief judges of the Fairfax Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court were keynote speakers.

December to Remember – FitBit Challenge

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In preparation of all the calories to be consumed this season, ShounBach has started a December FitBit Challenge. This time everyone will be competing solo for the highest number of steps. The competition began on December 3rd and will end Sunday, December 31st. The highest stepper will walk away with a wonderful prize and random prizes will be given throughout the competition. Good luck to the ShounBach team members!
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