Kaufman and Canoles



Restaurant Client Alert - Summer 2014
Beware of using your restaurant name in multiple locations without federal or state service mark protection or a written agreement with all subsequent users of the restaurant name.
By Stephen E. Story, Robert E. Smartschan, Nicole J. Harrell and Franchising

Credit Union Legal Update - Summer 2014 2nd Edition
- Funds in Child’s Joint Account with Father Properly Seized to Satisfy Father’s Debt
- Account Held as Tenants by the Entirety Subject to Garnishment to Satisfy Debt of One Spouse
- Judgment Against Auto Wholesaler Who Failed to Deliver Title Dischargeable in Bankruptcy
By Brian O. Dolan

Private Client Services Update - Estate Planning With Small Captive Insurance Companies
The use of captive insurance companies has ballooned in recent years. The reasons are many, including traditional insurance companies narrowing the areas of risk they are willing to cover, ever increasing premiums charged by traditional carriers, a desire of insureds to have more control over policy terms, cost efficiencies available through the use of captive insurance companies, and wider recognition of the substantial tax and estate planning benefits associated with captives.
By David Kamer and Private Client Services

Press Releases

29 Kaufman & Canoles Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers 2014 and 8 Named as Rising Stars 2014
Kaufman & Canoles is pleased to announce that the following attorneys were selected for inclusion in Virginia Super Lawyers 2014.
About Debra C. Albiston, Allison W. Anders, Stanley G. Barr Jr., Anthony W. Basch, Dale Truitt Berrett, John M. Bredehoft, Kristan B. Burch, Paul K. Campsen, R. Johan Conrod Jr., George L. Consolvo, Ann K. Crenshaw, Marc E. Darnell, Jason R. Davis, Robert E. Farmer III, Nicole J. Harrell, Elizabeth G. Hester, R. Braxton Hill III, Barry W. Hunter, Kirkland M. Kelley, Scott W. Kezman, Jeffrey L. Marks, Vincent J. Mastracco Jr., T. Braxton McKee, Terence Murphy, Christy L. Murphy, Stephen E. Noona, Alfred M. Randolph Jr., Jonathan B. Reed, Mary Elizabeth Sherwin, Hunter W. Sims Jr., Jeffrey M. Stedfast, Stephen E. Story, Timothy O. Trant II, William R. Van Buren III, Mark E. Warmbier, Lewis W. Webb III and Burt H. Whitt

W. Hunter Old Selected to Council of Virginia State Bar
Kaufman & Canoles is pleased to announce that W. Hunter Old, a partner in the firm’s Williamsburg office, has been selected to the Council of the Virginia State Bar.
About W. Hunter Old

Kaufman & Canoles Named to 2014 Chambers USA
Kaufman & Canoles is pleased to announce that the firm and many of its attorneys have been named to the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.
About John M. Bredehoft, Vincent J. Mastracco Jr., Stephen E. Noona, Hunter W. Sims Jr. and Burt H. Whitt


Kaufman & Canoles Represents Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in Initial Public Offering
Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., is pleased to announce that Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (WHLR), successfully completed the initial public offering of its common shares on the Nasdaq Capital Market.
About Charles E. Land and Jonathan B. Reed

Kaufman & Canoles Represents Bank of America in Financing of New Retail at Williamsburg Pottery
Kaufman & Canoles recently served as bank counsel in connection with a $10,000,000 loan by Bank of America, N.A. to finance the development of three new retail buildings for the Williamsburg Pottery in Williamsburg, Virginia.
About Otto W. Konrad

Kaufman & Canoles Represents Taylor Farms in Conditional Use Permit Application
Kaufman & Canoles recently represented Taylor Farms Land Company, LLC in its application for a conditional use permit before the Virginia Beach City Council to allow a large scale sand borrow pit on a portion of its property.
About Ann K. Crenshaw