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    Goodove Interviewed about the risks of renting homes for teenage beach week.

Goodove Interviewed about the risks of renting homes for teenage beach week.

http://www.13newsnow.com/news/local/parents-risk-legal-other-trouble-renting-homes-for-teenagers-during-beach-week/434882749

ABC News Interviews Michael Goodove on McDonnell Appeal

http://www.13newsnow.com/news/local/newsmakers/newsmaker-scotus-hears-former-governor-s-appeal/156388429

GOODOVE, SWARTZ AND UFKES SELECTED SUPERLAWYERS 2016

Attorneys Michael Goodove, Franklin Swartz and Elizabeth Ufkes have been selected as 2016 Super Lawyers. Michael Goodove was selected as a Super Lawyer in the field of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury. Franklin Swartz was selected as a Super Lawyer in the field of White Collar Criminal Defense. Elizabeth Ufkes was selected as a Super Lawyer as a Rising Star in the field of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury. Only 5% of Virginia attorneys are chosen every year and Goodove, Swartz and Ufkes were selected based upon evaluation by other top lawyers and independent research of the candidates. Goodove, Swartz and Ufkes will be contained in the 2016 Super Lawyers Magazine as well as in the 2016 November/December issue of Hampton Roads magazine.

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    GOODOVE APPOINTED TO SOUTHERN BANK’S HAMPTON ROADS REGIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

GOODOVE APPOINTED TO SOUTHERN BANK’S HAMPTON ROADS REGIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

Michael L. Goodove, Esq., a personal injury attorney and partner in the Norfolk law firm of Swartz, Taliaferro, Swartz & Goodove, has been appointed to Southern Bank’s Hampton Roads Regional Advisory Board.  Goodove was selected as he is a leader in the business and overall community as well as a lifelong resident of Hampton Roads.  Southern Bank was founded in 1901 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. With its Corporate Headquarters located in Mount Olive, the Bank has total assets of approximately $2 billion and over 60 locations serving North Carolina and Virginia.

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    Jeffrey Swartz Successfully Defends Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms

Jeffrey Swartz Successfully Defends Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms

Partner, Jeffrey Swartz, successfully represented Virginia Beach Mayor, Will Sessoms.  Following a 14 month investigation in which 5 charges were brought against Mayor Sessoms for conflict of interest, Swartz obtained a dismissal of 4 charges and a no contest plea to the remaining charge for which the Mayor received a fine which was suspended.  Throughout the entire investigation, Swartz maintained as quoted in the Virginian Pilot that “Over the many years that Mr. Sessoms has worked on behalf of the City, his reputation for honesty and integrity has been beyond reproach. Mayor Sessoms never knowingly or intentionally violated the Conflict of Interest Act or any other legal obligation which he has to the citizens of Virginia Beach.”  Mayor Sessoms will continue serving the citizens of Virgina Beach as Mayor.

GOODOVE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT 2015 MID-ATLANTIC DUI CONFERENCE

Michael Goodove was the Keynote Speaker at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic DUI Conference, which took place on May 27 – 29 in Virginia Beach.  The Mid-Atlantic DUI Conference is hosted by the Virginia Beach Police Department and is attended by public safety professionals around the country to hone their skills in DUI prevention, detection, and enforcement.  Michael Goodove is the President of the Southside Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and is lawyer who specializes in victim’s rights and is community activist in the prevention of DUI’s as well as the enforcement of DUI laws.

Walk Like MADD Sponsor

Michael Goodove and his law firm of Swartz, Taliaferro, Swartz & Goodove, P.C. are proud to once again sponsor Southside MADD’s WALK LIKE MADD event.  The event will take place on March 2, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach. WALK LIKE MADD is your chance to do something about drunk driving in our community. This year, thousands of people in over 60 cities around the nation will participate in 5k events to eliminate drunk driving from our roadways.  You can help MADD eliminate drunk driving by signing up for a Walk Like MADD event near you as a walker, team captain, or volunteer. You can even be involved without attending the event by signing up as a virtual walker or making a donation to another walker or team.  Please join Michael Goodove and his law firm of Swartz, Taliaferro, Swartz & Goodove, P.C. in this wonderful event. Please click on http://www.walklikemadd.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=557 to sign up.

GOODOVE INDUCTED AS A FELLOW OF VIRGINIA LAW FOUNDATION

Michael Goodove, a partner at Swartz, Taliaferro, Swartz & Goodove, in Norfolk, VA, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation. Fellows are persons of integrity and character who have maintained and upheld the highest standards in their profession and community. The Fellows are comprised of outstanding lawyers, law professors, and retired members of the judiciary who are nominated by the Fellows Committee and elected by the Virginia Law Foundation Board. Mr. Goodove specializes in personal injury law.

GOODOVE SELECTED AS TOP 100 TRIAL LAWYERS

Michael L. Goodove, a partner with the Norfolk law firm of Swartz, Taliaferro, Swartz & Goodove, P.C. was selected by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers and has been admitted as a Member to the Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers.  The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.  Mr. Goodove specializes in the areas of personal injury and criminal law.

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    Elizabeth Kalocay Ufkes Selected Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers

Elizabeth Kalocay Ufkes Selected Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers

Attorney Elizabeth Kalocay Ufkes was selected by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.  The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.  Ms. Ufkes specializes in the areas of personal injury and criminal law.