Author: Craig Blakeley

ALG Defeats Fairfax County BOS at the Va. Supreme Court

On March 23, 2023, the Virginia Supreme Court issued an important ruling in favor of Fairfax County taxpayers (Residents) represented by Alliance Law Group (ALG). The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Fairfax County Circuit Court and ruled that the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (BOS)  violated Virginia’s open meetings law by adopting a […]

Challenging Land Use Decisions in Virginia

In our land use practice, Alliance Law Group typically represents individuals, community or homeowner associations, and businesses that oppose a development project because of the possible adverse impact on the character of their communities or the value of their homes or businesses. For those seeking to stop such development, consideration should be given to retaining […]

What is RLUIPA and How Does it Affect Land Use Decisions?

This is the first in a series of articles that we will post over the next few weeks concerning the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”). We will explain what it is and what it means in the context of those opposing a land use application to build or expand a church, synagogue, […]

A Few Tips on Construction Contracts in Virginia

Whether you are redoing your office condo, putting an addition on your house, or undertaking any other type of construction project, there are a few things to keep in mind as you select a contractor and get the construction process underway. Following these tips will not guarantee a problem-free project, but may reduce the chances […]