Virginia Environmental Law & Waterfront Property Rights Resources

Jim Lang and His Team Are Thought Leaders in Waterfront (Riparian) Property Rights Law, Maritime & Admiralty Law, and Environmental Law
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In the Community: Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore Bike Tour

November 13, 2019

Read Our Latest Quick Take: On Saturday, October 26, 2019 our Waterfront Property Law team had the honor of sponsoring the Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore “Between the Waters” bike tour. This annual event draws hundreds of riders from around Read the full article.

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Five things to consider before building a pier in Virginia

November 9, 2019

Building a pier on Virginia waterfront property is complex. Here are the 5 things you need to consider - include pier permits, the cost to build a pier, and riparian rights. Read the full article.

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Virginia Riparian Property Rights Law Firm Supports Lake Windsor Cleanup

October 11, 2019

Waterfront Property Law Team attorneys help to remove nearly 1,000 pounds of styroforam, bottles, cans, straws, cups and other assorted litter from Lake Windsor (please feel free to improve) Read the full article.

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White Stone Oyster Co. Respects Riparian Property Rights

October 2, 2019

White Stone Oyster Co. decided to place floating cages in the open water of the Chesapeake Bay, rather than in a river or creek. Read the full article.

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2019: Elizabeth River Project Moon River Supper

September 16, 2019

Waterfront Property Law Team attorneys, Jim Lang, Tom Berkley, Jeff Wilson, and Bryan Peeples support Elizabeth River Project by sponsoring the Moon River Supper Read the full article.

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Virginia Judge Tosses Oysterman’s Lawsuit Against City of Suffolk

September 13, 2019

The man who sued the City of Suffolk in this case tried to win big dollars (his attorney said millions!) by claiming the sewage wrecked the crop of oysters he was growing in the river. Read the full article.

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Waterfront Property Rights for Parking Cars at your Beach Property

July 19, 2019

Riparian property rights attorney Bryan Peeples (with assistance from summer associate Ross Broudy) explains the rules that allow waterfront property owners in Virginia Beach to protect a parking spot from intrusion by non-resident beachgoers. Read the full article.

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How VA Waterfront Property Value Is Threatened by Flooding Increases

July 19, 2019

Riparian property rights attorney Jeff Wilson warns that dramatic increases in sunny day flooding threaten waterfront property value in Virginia. Read the full article.

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Exploring Environmental Law Issues at Virginia's Eastern Shore

July 19, 2019

Virginia's Eastern Shore is facing environmental issues, such as oyster farming, and riparian property rights lawyer Tom Berkley is here to give you the scoop. Read the full article.

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If this is a maritime emergency, call or text Tom Berkley 24 hours a day at (757) 572-2657