Articles and Activities

At Phillips & Peters, you will find lawyers that are passionate about all aspects of their work. Our attorneys have been recognized for several accomplishments in and out of the field of family law. Browse some of their accomplishments below.


• The Dangers of Love, @Law Magazine, Volume 58, Issue 1, Summer 2009, Corrynn J. Peters, Esquire, and Anthony S. Mulford, Esquire

• “Divorce Counterclaims: Not a Horse of a Different Color”: Spring 2010: Virginia State Bar, Family Law News, Kimberly Hughes Phillips, Esquire


• Ms. Peters was named one of Hampton Roads’ Top 40 Under 40 by Inside Business in 2011

• Ms. Peters was recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers of Virginia, 2012

• Ms. Peters was recognized as a Super Lawyer from 2015-2017

• Ms. Phillips was recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers of Virginia, 2013-2015

• Ms. Phillips was recognized as a Top Lawyer in Adoption, Martial and Family Law for Coastal Virginia Magazine, 2017

• Ms. Peters and Ms. Phillips are involved in the region’s business community and are Trustee Members of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

• Ms. Phillips is a member of the 2017 Class of LEAD Hampton Roads

• Ms. Peters has served as a board member for a Triple-R Ranch, a summer camp ministering to children in Hampton Roads

• Ms. Phillips spoke at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters on a panel discussion- Parental Alienation: Is it a syndrome, or simply poor parenting?

• On November 15, 2016, Ms. Phillips was a guest speaker on the radio show, HearSay with Cathy Lewis. The topic was parental alienation.

• Ms. Peters serves as a mentor to young law students at Regent University School of Law

• Ms. Phillips was awarded the Service Excellence Award by the Office of Academic Rigor with Norfolk Public Schools for exemplary performance and dedication to the Mock Trial Program, 2016

• Ms. Peters volunteers as a mentor with the Young Lawyer’s Section of the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association

• On March 7, 2017, Ms. Phillips was honored to participate with the Norfolk Education Foundation as Maury High School’s Principal For a Day.

• Ms. Phillips and Ms. Peters co-wrote and presented a Continuing Legal Education class in October 2011 entitled “GAL Requirements: Problems and Solutions”

• Ms. Phillips and Ms. Peters wrote and presented a Continuing Legal Education class in September and October 2010 entitled “Ex Parte Communications: Applicable Risks & Rules”

• Ms. Phillips and Ms. Peters, with another prominent family law attorney, co-wrote and co-presented a CLE for the Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association on “Military Retirement and Family Law Issues” in October 2013

• Ms. Peters co-wrote and co-presented a CLE in September 2013 entitled “Litigating Abuse and Neglect Cases”

Reported Cases:

• Hampton Roads Seventh-day Adventist Church v. Stevens, 275 Va. 205, 657 S.E.2d 80 (2008)

• Rubino v. Rubino, 64 Va. App. 256, 767 S.E.2d 260 (Va. Ct. App. 2015) (Jennifer Fuschetti, on brief)

• Nick Raffaele, iDump: How the United States Should Use Disposal Bans to Legislate Our Way Out of the Electronic Waste Crisis, 39 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol’y Rev. 483 (2015)