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We Support SOME, So Others Might Eat, Helping the Homeless in Washington D.C.!

Posted on November 4, 2013 to
[ubermenu-map address="Washington, D.C." zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"] SOME, So Others Might Eat, has been in Washington, D.C. for over 40 years, serving the homeless and giving them what they need to break the cycle of homelessness so they may live...
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Julie Harry Heiden Honored For Excellence In Legal Services

Posted on October 24, 2013 to
Virginia injury attorney Julie Harry Heiden, Partner of Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, L.L.P, has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in legal services. A 17-year veteran of the legal profession, Ms. Heiden...
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Liability Fight Continues in $30M Wrongful Death Case

Posted on October 23, 2013 to
Nearly eight years after a steam explosion in downtown Washington killed two men, several parties who were sued in connection with the blast continue to point the finger at one another – and at one of the victims – over who...
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Firm Partner Peter DePaolis Selected For “Best Lawyers”

Posted on October 22, 2013 to
Washingtonian Magazine has selected Virginia injury attorney Peter DePaolis and Washington, D.C. injury lawyers Roger Johnson, William Lightfoot and Paulette Chapman for inclusion on their list of Best Lawyers for 2009. Staff writer Marisa M. Kashino spent six weeks ferreting out...
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Paulette Chapman Recognized By Trial Lawyers Association

Posted on October 21, 2013 to
Paulette Chapman received the Women’s Caucus Award from the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. The association is the preeminent organization of lawyers in and around Washington, D.C. who represent plaintiffs in personal-injury, wrongful-death, civil-rights actions, and workers’-compensation...
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William Lightfoot Recovers $1.8 Million In Construction Case

Posted on October 18, 2013 to
Partner William P. Lightfoot recently recovered 1.8 million dollars for a worker who fell through a hole in a roof while on a construction site. Though the general contractor covered the hole, the cover was not secured and was...
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Attorney Marc Fiedler Gives Seminar Presentation On Appellate Practice

Posted on October 17, 2013 to
Koonz McKenney partner and Washington, D.C. injury lawyer Marc Fiedler gave a presentation with Judge Joseph F. Murphy, Jr. of the Maryland Court of Appeals on the topic, Trial Lawyers in Appellate Courts, on January 22, 2010 at the Workhorse Seminar...
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Attorney Thomas McWeeny Successfully Litigates Claim for Catastrophically Injured Worker

Posted on October 16, 2013 to
On July 21, 2009 the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission upheld the rights of an injured worker whose arm was dragged into a PTO shaft of a post-hole digger after a three hour evidentiary hearing. On February 11, 2008, a string from...
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Paulette Chapman Elected To Board Of Directors for The District Of Columbia Bar Foundation

Posted on October 16, 2013 to
Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot attorney Paulette Chapman was recently elected to be on the Board of Directors for the District of Columbia Bar Foundation. The DC Bar Foundation’s mission is to fund, support, and improve legal representation...
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Koonz McKenney Partner Lobbies Against Healthcare Restrictions

Posted on October 15, 2013 to
American Association for Justice (AAJ) Partner and Washington, D.C. injury lawyer Paulette Chapman participated in the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Women’s Lobbying Day on May 26th, 2011. Chapman and women trial lawyers from across the country gathered to lobby Congress against...
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