Posts by John Fishwick

Video Discussion: Cold Cases

In the latest episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss our role in investigating cold cases. While this is not our most common practice, we are honored to be able to assist victims and…

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Video Discussion: Bankrupt Defendants

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In the latest episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss what can be done when a defendant in a civil case files for bankruptcy. Although filing for bankruptcy results in an “automatic stay” against…

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Video Discussion: Workplace Discrimination Claims

In the latest episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss federal workplace discrimination claims, which can oftentimes feel like navigating a complex legal minefield. Unlike many other types of claims, federal discrimination claims must…

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Video Discussion: Marijuana Decriminalization

In the twenty-ninth episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss the decriminalization of marijuana in Virginia against the backdrop of Governor Ralph Northam announcing his support for the legalization of recreational marijuana in Virginia.…

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Video Discussion: Veterans and the Federal Tort Claims Act

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In the twenty-eighth episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss how the kind of tort (from the Latin tortum, meaning injustice) claims veterans may bring sometimes differ from those brought by members of the…

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Video Discussion: Our Practice in a Pandemic

In the twenty-seventh episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted (or not) our everyday work lives, from Zac’s investigative tasks to Daniel’s legal research and writing. Despite these…

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Video Discussion: Virginia’s New Jury Trial Sentencing Law

In the twenty-sixth episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss a groundbreaking change in Virginia criminal law – sentences imposed by judges! Many people are often surprised by the fact that in Virginia, if…

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Video Discussion: Disclosures

In the twenty-fifth episode of our firm’s video web series, a special Halloween edition which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten are joined by special guest Kerin Daly to discuss a topic of interest to many of our clients: what do I…

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Video Discussion: Federal Criminal Cases

In the twenty-fourth episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss federal criminal cases, and how our firm’s experience on both the prosecution and defense side gives us an edge in defending our clients against…

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