ARTICLES DESCRIBING HOW WE PROTECT VIRGINIANS WHO LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY ON THE WATER

Jim Lang and His Team Are Thought Leaders in Waterfront (Riparian) Property Rights Law, Maritime & Admiralty Law, and Environmental Law
Moon River Supper

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.

Sewage Contaminated Water Warning

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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What Good Are Your (Costly) Riparian Property Rights if You Can’t Park Your Car at Your Beachfront Home?

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.

Flooding Increase

Dramatic Increases in Sunny Day Flooding Threaten Waterfront Property Value

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.

Seaside Ecotours

Captain Meriwether Payne of Seaside Ecotours treats the Waterfront Law team to an excellent tour of Dawson Shoals and barrier islands such as Cedar and Paramour off Virginia’s Atlantic Coast

July 19, 2019

Riparian property rights and admiralty attorney Tom Berkley describes the excellent tour provided by Captain Meriwether Payne of Seaside Ecotours. Read the full article.

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Fire at the Perdue chicken plant on the Eastern Shore creates chemical hazard for local residents

July 19, 2019

Riparian property rights and environmental attorney Bryan Peeples alerts Eastern Shore residents of hazards caused by a chemical fire at the Perdue chicken processing plant. Read the full article.

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The James River Buffer Program: Another New Tool to Protect Riparian Property Rights on the James River

July 15, 2019

Riparian property rights and environmental attorney Jim Lang explains how the new James River Buffer Program helps waterfront property owners on the James River in Virginia. Read the full article.

Algae Bloom Salt Water

The Virginia State Water Control Board Creates A New Tool to Protect Riparian Property Rights on the tidal James River: A Water Quality Standard to Fight Algae Blooms

July 10, 2019

Riparian property rights and environmental attorney Jim Lang explains how a new Water Quality Standard helps waterfront property owners on the tidal James River in Virginia. Read the full article.

Flooded Streets

The Cost to Protect Waterfront Properties in Virginia From Sea Level Rise

July 9, 2019

Riparian property rights attorney Jeff Wilson discusses funding needed to protect Virginia waterfront properties from sea level rise. Read the full article.

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