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Eminent Domain in Virginia

The world of eminent domain is not as impossible as you may think ... Don't let the complexities of eminent domain cause you anxiety. Whether you're looking to draft, comply or fight one, these reference materials will give you the know-how to succeed - without getting caught in exhausting and expensive legal battles. Purchase these reference materials and get the practical eminent domain information you won't find anywhere else. You will learn what can be condemned, from the perspective of both the property owner and the condemning authority. You will learn pre-trial strategies, working effectively with expert witnesses and the rules for just compensation. Order now! Benefits for You •Learn what's changed after the passing of the new eminent domain amendment to the Virginia Constitution •Discover the latest on valuation for just compensation •Gain insights into the process to condemn under the Virginia General Condemnation Act •Learn condemnation as viewed by the landowner and the condemning authority Learning Objectives •You will be able to explain eminent domain. •You will be able to review how to condemn. •You will be able to discuss rules for just compensation. •You will be able to describe the anatomy of an eminent domain trial.
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Agenda

Understanding Eminent Domain
— John S. Morris III
  • Sources and Origin of the Eminent Domain Power
  • Who Can Condemn and What Can Be Condemned?
Rules for Just Compensation: The Unchanged and the New
— Robert D. Perrow
  • What Is Just Compensation?
    • Virginia Constitution
    • U.S. Constitution
  • What Is the Appropriate Date for Determining Just Compensation?
  • Concepts Affecting Valuation of Just Compensation Under Virginia Law
    • Current Measure of Just Compensation
    • Value of the Property Taken
    • Damages to the Residue of the Property Taken
    • New Rules for Recovery of Loss Profits and Damages for Loss of Access
    • Enhancement in Value and Damages
    • Peculiar Benefits
    • Interest on Award
    • Recovery of Expenses
  • Concepts Affecting Valuation of Just Compensation Under Federal Law
How to Condemn
— Frank F. Rennie IV
  • Procedure Under the Virginia General Condemnation Act
  • Quick-Take Methods
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Federal Eminent Domain Procedure
Discovery and Pretrial Strategy
— Bryan W. Horn
Expert Witnesses
— Robert D. Perrow
  • Admissibility of Opinion Testimony in Condemnation Proceedings
  • What Type of Expert Could Be Useful?
  • Working Effectively With Experts in a Condemnation Case
Anatomy of an Eminent Domain Trial
— John S. Morris III
  • Virginia Trial
  • Federal Trial
Condemnation as Viewed by the Landowner and by the Condemning Authority
— Bryan W. Horn and Frank F. Rennie IV
  • Pre-Condemnation Considerations
  • Negotiations
  • Mediation
  • Selection of Jurors
  • Trial Strategy
New Amendment to the Constitution of Virginia
— Bryan W. Horn, John S. Morris III, Robert D. Perrow and Frank F. Rennie IV
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Faculty

John S. Morris, III – Moderator

Beale, Davidson, Etherington & Morris, P.C.

  • Partner in the law firm of Beale, Davidson, Etherington & Morris, P.C.
  • Focuses practice on real estate litigation, construction, mechanics liens, commercial litigation, condemnation, arbitration and mediation
  • Included in Best Lawyers in America 2012 in eminent domain and condemnation law
  • J.D. degree, University of Virginia Law School; B.A. degree, with distinction, University of Virginia
  • Can be contacted at 804-545-0364 or [email protected]

Bryan W. Horn

Florance Gordon Brown

  • Director and shareholder, FloranceGordonBrown A Professional Corporation
  • Civil litigation, construction law, construction litigation, arbitration, mediation and eminent domain
  • Virginia Business Magazine, Legal Elite, Construction, 2011
  • Can be contacted at 804-697-5112 or [email protected]

Robert D. Perrow

Williams Mullen

  • Partner in the law firm of Williams Mullen
  • Experience representing various types of financial institutions with an emphasis on commercial litigation and regulatory compliance
  • Pre-eminently rated with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named in Best Lawyers in America’s 2012 Richmond Litigation – Banking & Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • J.D. degree, University of Richmond School of Law; B.S. degree, University of Virginia
  • Can be contacted at 804-420-6446 or [email protected]

Frank F Rennie, IV

CowanGates

  • Partner in the law firm of CowanGates
  • Practices in commercial litigation, eminent domain/condemnation/property rights, personal injury and creditors’ rights
  • Frequent speaker on property rights, condemnation and eminent domain
  • Serves as county attorney for Lunenburg County, Virginia
  • Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired)
  • J.D. degree, University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law; B.S. degree, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Can be contacted at 804-320-9100 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 391489
Published 2013
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