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Threat to Broadband Expansion

 Threat to Broadband Expansion In Grano v. Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Judge Moon of the Federal District Court made preliminary rulings about a new Virginia law that allows electric utilities to put broadband cables in existing electrical easements. The facts are these: A new state law in 2020 granted electric utilities like Rappahannock Electric Cooperative the power to [...]

Part 2: What Constitutes Relief for the use of Cannabis Oil!

 What constitutes relief for the legal or lawful use of cannabis oil? The new law statute talks explicitly about what happens when somebody needs to have medical cannabis oil. One thing they must do, is they have to possess an unexpired written certification from a practitioner (which could be a doctor or a nurse practitioner.) [...]

Part 1: Medical use of cannabis oil, what the new law says!

Virginia’s new law that prohibits employers from discharging, disciplining, or discriminating against an employee for the employee's lawful use of cannabis oil. Virginia recently enacted a new law that makes it unlawful for employers to discharge, discipline or discriminate against an employee for the employee’s lawful use of “cannabis oil.”  In order for the use [...]

New Associate Joins VF&N

Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of our newest associate Monica Munin. She is currently licensed and authorized to practice law in the District of Columbia. Her practice includes employment law as well as litigation. Prior to joining VF&N, Ms. Munin worked as an associate at Brustein & Manasevit PLLC [...]