Kimberly Phillips with Access Scholar Chyna Carter

In 2020 the family law firm of Phillips & Peters celebrated its 10th anniversary with the creation of a scholarship. Kimberly Phillips and Corrynn Peters honored their personal experiences by requiring the award to go to a first-generation, female student passionate about pursuing a legal, criminal justice, or public service undergraduate degree. In partnership with the local nonprofit, Access […]

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The third class of honorees has been named for the “Influential Women of Law” and Kimberly Phillips is among them. Together, Virginia Lawyers Weekly and four statewide bar groups determined which attorneys and judges fit the criteria to earn recognition. This award honors those that work with excellence on behalf of the justice system and their clients. Candidates are […]

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A successful legal team consists of three key players all working together towards the same goal. Lawyers represent, advise, prep, and plot a legal pathway forward. Paralegals coordinate, communicate, research, and file. While some people assume the third member of a legal team is the judge or court system, we would argue the final key player is […]

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After an unprecedented year, the Hampton Roads Chamber decided to recognize businesses in the region that demonstrated resiliency, innovation, determination, and agility during the COVID-19 pandemic. Non-profits and businesses of all sizes were invited to share their stories. As a small business we decided to participate and share ours as well: When the seriousness and […]

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Family Law Facts in Ireland Have you ever wondered how other countries handle their family law matters and divorce? In the United States, every state has its own standards when it comes to separation periods, residency requirements, and financial fees. In Virginia, for example, some families must wait a year before proceeding with a divorce […]

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