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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Leading Virginia Environmental Law Firm Improves Paradise Creek Nature Park

March 30, 2019

Waterfront Property Law Team attorneys Tom Berkley, Jeff Wilson, other Pender & Coward employees and family join with Elizabeth River Project to plant native shrubs at Paradise Creek Nature Park in Portsmouth, Virginia. Read the full article.

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Protecting VA Waterfront Property Rights from Spite Oyster Leases

March 26, 2019

Our Pender & Coward colleagues, Dave Arnold and Ross Greene, explain how “spite leases” are being used to block dredging projects in Virginia Beach. Their article describes a new law enacted in 2019 to solve the problem. Read the full article.

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VA Riparian & Waterfront Property Rights at February 2019 VMRC Meeting

March 14, 2019

Jeff Wilson gives a summary of the February 2019 Virginia Marine Resources Commission Meeting. Read the full article.

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Riparian Property Rights Lawyer, Jim Lang, Teaches at State Bar Seminar

March 11, 2019

An audience of 170 attorneys attended Jim’s Riparian Property Rights class. Click the following link to view Jim’s PowerPoint presentation Read the full article.

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VA Riparian & Waterfront Property Rights at January 2019 VMRC Meeting

February 28, 2019

Jim Lang gives a summary of the January 2019 Virginia Marine Resources Commission Meeting. Read the full article.

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Protecting Your Virginia Riparian Property Rights & Derelict Vessels

February 15, 2019

Tom Berkley explains how Virginia and several Mid-Atlantic States, as well as the District of Columbia, enacted laws that streamline a waterfront riparian property owner’s ability to remove and dispose of derelict vessels dumped at the shoreline. Read the full article.

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Virginia Waterfront Law Firm Cleans Pinetree Branch, Lynnhaven River

February 9, 2019

Waterfront Property Law Team attorneys Jim Lang, Tom Berkley, Jeff Wilson, Bryan Peeples, other Pender & Coward attorneys, employees, and family join with Lynnhaven River Now to remove hundreds of pounds of trash from a creek in Virginia Beach, Read the full article.

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Reducing Conflict Between Oystermen & VA Waterfront Property Owners

January 29, 2019

Leading VA waterfront and riparian property rights lawyer Jeff Wilson shares how to maintain and improve oyster aquaculture, plus protect riparian property rights. Read the full article.

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VA Waterfront Law Firm Sponsors Elizabeth River Project Stars Lunch

January 24, 2019

Waterfront Property Law Team attorneys Jim Lang, Tom Berkley, Jeff Wilson, Bryan Peeples, and other Pender & Coward employees support Elizabeth River Project by sponsoring the River Stars Lunch. Read the full article.

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