We represent state and local government agencies including sheriffs, school boards, police departments, local sanitation districts and clerks of court, by advising and defending state law and federal constitutional claims.
Our attorneys have handled hundreds of civil rights cases including many constitutional challenges and have earned significant victories at the state and federal level on a variety of municipal law issues.
Additionally our lawyers are routinely called to advise state and local government bodies on such legal matters as constitutional limits for law enforcement, zoning and appeals and issues of importance to school boards.
Pender & Coward, PC represents state and local governments throughout Virginia including cities, counties, state agencies, school boards, regional and local jails, constitutional officers including sheriffs, police departments, and Boards of Election.
Our attorneys include former city attorney’s and a former assistant commonwealth’s attorney.
Our attorneys have handled hundreds of civil rights cases including many constitutional challenges and have earned significant victories at the state and federal level on a variety of local goverment law issues. Our local government attorneys have experience in the following area:
- Airport operations
- Aviation matters
- School boards
- Employment law
- Eminent domain
- Zoning and subdivision laws
- Environmental law
- Conservation easements
- Economic development planning and promotion
- State and federal grants
- Risk management/personal injury defense
- Procurement and bid procedures
- Conflict of interest laws
- Freedom of information act
- Media/press relations
- Construction litigation
- Social services matters
- Workers' compensation hearings & litigation
- Negotiation of regional authority contracts
- Delinquent tax sales and collection
|David L. Arnold||J. Dale Bimson|
|Richard H. Matthews||Lisa Ehrich|
|Jeff W. Rosen||Jeffrey A. Hunn|