A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters the way your brain functions. Concussions occur more often than we hear about in the world of professional sports. But they also occur in youth sports. What kind of laws, if any, are in place to protect your children if they suffer a brain injury while […]

Being involved in a car crash can be very stressful. Not only are you coping with physical and emotional pain, but you must also deal with medical bills. If you go to the emergency room after the crash, you will likely receive several bills for that one emergency room visit. You will get a bill […]

The 57th Annual Convention of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association takes place on March 31 – April 3 at The Homestead. Our very own Cory Ford will be speaking on Friday, April 1 at 8:30 a.m. on Cracking the Code of the Worker’s Comp Bar. Register now! It’s a great learning experience, lots of fun […]

Driving on Icy Roads

Driving on icy roads can be scary and extremely dangerous. You may think that you have your vehicle under control but if you hit ice you can lose control in an instant and cause an accident, injuring yourself and others. If possible, you should avoid driving in extreme weather conditions. If you have to drive […]

Not everyone injured in a car crash needs to hire a lawyer. Not every case requires you to have a lawyer. If you do a little bit of research, you might decide that you can handle your case on your own.  Being in a car crash is stressful and can leave you feeling confused and […]

CAFO stands for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, sometimes known as factory farms. These farms are located in rural and suburban areas, and are home to massive amounts of livestock, including pigs, chickens, and cows. According to the EPA, a CAFOs are agricultural operations where animals are kept and raised in confined situations. CAFOs congregate animals, […]

Barbara Williams will be among Judges and Leaders in the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, and the Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association presenting their insights about civility and professionalism.  FREE Program.  Wednesday, February 4, 2014; 4-6 pm; Fairfax Courthouse. Registration and Details: Click here to review the FlyerEsteemed list of […]

A Trial Start To Finish

This is a VTLA Seminar teaching lawyers how to try cases by watching seasoned Virginia trial lawyers demonstrating trial skills in front of a live jury. Barbara Williams starts the day asking questions of the jurors, which is known as Voir Dire. Read the Case Facts here. Watch the Voir Dire video:

Personal Injury lawyer Barbara S. Williams is a proud member of the VTLA Williamsburg Society.  The society is comprised of a group of individual trial lawyers who have made a commitment to protect our system of justice through their contributions to VTLA’s legislative program.  VTLA is the voice in the Virginia General Assembly for trial lawyers […]

Barbara Williams To Present “The Ins & Outs of Distractive Driving Evidence” at VTLA (VA Trial Lawyers Association) Annual Convention, March 26-29, 2015 at The Greenbrier.  Convention details: http://www.vtla.us/2015/Convention/2015_VTLA_Convention.pdf

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