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K9s IN THE VINES JUMP FOR THE CURE

Brown & Jennings, PLC was proud to be a sponsor of the K9s in the Vines Jump for the Cure event on May 24th and 25th, 2014 at White Rock Vineyards & Winery in Goodview, Va. Over $2,000.00 in proceeds went to support the Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. This organization works toward breast cancer awareness and care while encouraging the development of a cure.

The Tidewater Doc Dogs competition featured dogs jumping from a pier into water, with the winners being those who could jump the furthest. (Photo by: Troy Fleming)

The Tidewater Doc Dogs competition featured dogs jumping from a pier into water, with the winners being those who could jump the furthest. (Photo by: Troy Fleming)

Brown & Jennings, PLC was proud to be a sponsor of the K9s in the Vines event. (Photo by: Troy Fleming)

Brown & Jennings, PLC was proud to be a sponsor of the K9s in the Vines event. (Photo by: Troy Fleming)

Attorney Andy Jennings watching the Tidewater Dock Dogs competition with staff members Amanda Rhodes, Megan Showalter, Troy Fleming, and Alisha Dakon. (Photo by: Troy Fleming)

Attorney Andy Jennings watching the Tidewater Dock Dogs competition with staff members Amanda Rhodes, Megan Showalter, Troy Fleming, and Alisha Dakon. (Photo by: Troy Fleming)

P. BRENT BROWN LISTED AMONG 2014 VIRGINIA SUPER LAWYERS

superlawyersAttorney P. Brent Brown of Brown & Jennings, PLC has been selected to the Virginia Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

K9s IN THE VINES JUMP FOR THE CURE

Jump for the Cure LogoSpring is in the air and so are the dogs participating in the K9s in the Vines Jump for the Cure event sponsored in part by Brown & Jennings, PLC to support the Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. As explained on the organization’s website, this group strives to “save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.”

This family fun event is being held on May 24th and 25th, 2014 at White Rock Vineyards & Winery in Goodview, Va. and will feature a nationally sanctioned dock dog competition conducted by Tidewater DockDogs. Simultaneously, there will be a wine and artisan festival featuring local winemakers, artisans, and other family activities.

Come out to support a worthy cause!

For more information, call the White Rock Vineyards & Winery at (540) 890-3359 or visit the winery’s website HERE and view the schedule of dog events HERE.

SUPPORTING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Brown & Jennings, PLC is proud to be a sponsor of the “Paws for the Pink Cause” fundraiser being held by Brambleton Veterinary Hospital on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The event is open to the general public and will offer $5 nail trims with prizes and gifts to be raffled off. All proceeds are being donated to the American Cancer Society.

Brambleton Veterinary Hospital is a full service hospital dedicated in catering to all ages of cats and dogs for their routine checkups, dental work, and surgical procedures. The establishment was founded by Dr. Linda Jennings who, along with a professional team of Pet Care Specialists, has been providing a safe and compassionate environment for pet care since 1996.

To support the “Paws for the Pink Cause” event, visit the Brambleton Veterinary Hospital located at 3528 Brambleton Avenue in Roanoke between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2013. For more information, call (540) 774-5236, or visit the hospital’s website at www.brambletonveterinaryhospital.com

MADD RECOGNIZES LAW ENFORCEMENT

The 2013 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Regional Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon was held on Friday, September 20 at the Vinton War Memorial to recognize over 40 law enforcement personnel from more than 30 departments across western Virginia for outstanding service in working to keep drunk drivers off the road.

“Your job that you perform is truly outstanding,” said the Honorable Judge Philip Trompeter, a presiding judge in the Roanoke County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court and the event’s keynote speaker. “That’s the reason why I’m so pleased to have the honor to express my feelings toward you and to say thank you and to congratulate those who are receiving these acknowledgements.”

The luncheon featured law enforcement departments from Allegheny, Amherst, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Campbell, Carroll, Craig, Danville, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Henry, Martinsville, Montgomery, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Roanoke City, Rockbridge, Rocky Mount, Salem and Vinton.

The awards were hosted with the support of the Central Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Programs (ASAP), Court-Community Corrections, Dan River ASAP, and New River ASAP. Several individuals and businesses, along with Bronze Level Sponsors to include Brown & Jennings, PLC, The Law Offices of Daniel L. Crandall & Associates, and LichtensteinFishwick PLC, also made monetary donations to help fund the luncheon.

For more information about MADD and its and its mission since 1980 to stop drunk drivers, support victims of such crimes, and prevent underage drinking, visit the organization’s website at www.madd.org

ROANOKE WING FEST SETS ATTENDANCE RECORD

The fourth annual Roanoke Wing Fest, a fundraiser for Brain Injury Services of Southwest Virginia (BISSWVA), reached record-breaking attendance on Saturday, August 24, 2013.

According to BISSWVA, the event drew approximately 5,100 attendees into downtown Roanoke, a showing of roughly 1,000 more attendees than in 2012. There were also a total of 29 participating sponsors and vendors to support the cause. The day featured a judging contest to determine Roanoke’s best wings, live music, as well as local arts and craft vendors.

“We were blessed with beautiful weather throughout the day this year,” said Krystal Thompson, Executive Director of BISSWVA. “The record-breaking turnout will result in BISSWVA being able to continue to help more survivors of brain injury.”

Approximately $35,000 was raised to support services for those living with a brain injury in our community. For more information about BISSWVA, visit their website at: www.bisswva.org

THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA

P. Brent Brown of Brown & Jennings, PLC has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2014 The Best Lawyers in America©, 20th Edition for his work in the practice areas of Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation for Plaintiffs.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”