Firm News

Firm appointed as Special Counsel to VDOT.

Virginia's Office of the Attorney General has appointed Franklin, Denney, Ward & Dryer, P.L.C., to serve as Special Counsel to the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Transportation for eminent domain and real property matters. The Firm is proud to join the small, select group of law firms that have been appointed to represent the Commonwealth as outside counsel. The Firm's eminent domain practice group will be led by Read more ›

Firm honored as the Valley’s best law firm.

The News Virginian announced the winners of its survey of the Shenandoah Valley’s best local businesses and Franklin, Denney, Ward & Dryer, P.L.C., was named as the Valley’s best law firm. We appreciate the confidence and trust that our clients place in us and thank all those who voted for the firm.

Property Settlement ruling upheld by Virginia Court of Appeals.

In an unpublished opinion (Record No. 2108-13-3) the Virginia Court of Appeals upheld a trial court ruling obtained by Paul Dryer in a hotly contest dispute over a property settlement agreement. At trial in 2013, Mr. Dryer secured a verdict in favor of his client which ruled that her ex-husband had violated the couple’s property settlement agreement by failing to provide and pay for her health insurance for an unlimi ...  Read more ›

Stephen Strosnider to serve as President-Elect of the Augusta Bar Association.

Stephen Strosnider has been selected as the President-Elect of the Augusta Bar Association for 2014-2015. Mr. Strosnider has previously served as Vice President and on the Augusta Bar Association’s judicial nominations committee. Following his term as President-Elect, Mr. Strosnider will serve as the Bar’s President for 2015-2016.

Ron Denney to serve as Chairman of the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge.

Ron Denney has been selected to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge for 2014. Mr. Denney has served on the Community Foundation’s Board of directors since 2011. The Community Foundation is a non-profit organization that serves the communities in Augusta County, Highland County, Nelson County, Staunton, and Waynesboro through various grants, awards, and scholarships. More information on the Community Foundation is available ...  Read more ›