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  1. Appeals: 40%
    Less than 1 year
  2. Administrative Law: 30%
    Less than 1 year
  3. Federal Regulation: 20%
    Less than 1 year
  4. Privacy: 10%
    Less than 1 year

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VAAuthorized to practice law201303/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Kaufman AwardOld Dominion University2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney-AdvisorU.S. Deparment Of Justice2015 - Present
AssociateShapiro, Appleton & Duffan2013 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
George Mason University School of LawAdjunct Professor2014 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bilenky v. Ryobi Ltd., et al,$2.5 million jury verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Docket Call NewsletterYou've Got Mail...To Delete2015
Docket Call NewsletterGrappling with Westlaw and Lexis Withdrawal? Advice on Free Legal Research Tools2014
Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative LawExpansive Rights: FDR's Proposed 'Economic' Bill of Rights Memorialized in the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, But with Little Impact in the United States2014
Appalachian Journal of LawIncident to Service: Analysis of the Feres Doctrine and Its Overly Broad Application to Service Members Injured By Negligent Acts Beyond the Battlefield.2014
The Legal ExaminerTop 10 Civil Justice Stories of 20142014
The Legal ExaminerTop 10 Civil Justice Stories of 20132013
HSInjurylaw.comThe Wrongful Death Claims Process in Virginia2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2013
Old Dominion UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2009
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Introduction to Virginia LawVirginia Laws2015
Bench Bar Conference5 Key Tips for Deposing Expert Witnesses2015
2015 Mock Trial ProgramGhent School Mock Trial Advisor2015
Regent University Q&A SessionImportance of Networking in Today's Job Environment2014
Personal Injury SeminarMedPay Benefits: Positives, Pitfalls, and Practice Pointers2014