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

Barbara Williams Presented “Litigator’s Guide To Auto, Homeowners, and Liability Insurance” at the VA State Bar Association’s Mid-Year 2014 Conference in Madrid, Spain. View the slide presentation here.

The State of Virginia recently threatened the maker of its transportation system’s guardrails that it would ban and remove the existing product due to concerns over safety if additional testing did not occur. The notification came after the contractor, Trinity Industries, a Dallas-based company, redesigned the guardrails without informing the state and then failed to […]

The General Motors victims’ compensation fund has now received 178 wrongful death claims, reports the New York Times, 27 of which have been found eligible for payment by Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney hired by GM to determine validity of the claims as well as to manage the amounts compensated to victims of accidents connected to […]

Barbara Williams was a presenter at a National Business Institute (NBI) seminar on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax. The all-day seminar began at 9 am and covered seven relevant topics related to hearsay, email and social media communications, and business records. The intermediate-to-advanced level seminar offered attorneys advanced skills on […]

Hearsay and Expert Witnesses

Barbara S. Williams presented “Hearsay and Expert Witnesses” at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) seminar “A Trial from Start to Finish” on September 23, 2014 Click Here to Read the Presentation  

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