Mount Vernon, Virginia Products Liability Lawyers
Known for consistent courtroom success, Gary B. Mims has practiced law since 1980. He was a defense litigator for 20 years, defending a heavy schedule of trials involving automobile, trucking, train and other transportation accidents and a wide variety of personal injury cases. He developed a special interest and significant experience in medical malpractice, first from the defense side, and since 1999, as a plaintiff's attorney. He has successfully represented clients in complicated medical cases involving failure to diagnose cancer, defective joint prostheses, anesthesia-related injuries and weight-loss drugs. Gary has also successfully represented clients suffering injury...
Stephen M. Terpak is a personal injury, civil litigation and traffic attorney for Virginia state and federal courts and began practicing law in 2000. He received his BS at Mary Washington College, and his law degree at George Mason University School of Law, where he served as the Lead Articles Editor for the Journal of International Legal Studies. Mr. Terpak focuses his practice on seeking compensation those who have been wronged or injured, defending individuals and companies facing civil claims and lawsuits, and defending traffic tickets and misdemeanors.
R. Peyton Mahaffey is the President, Managing Partner, and a member of the Executive Committee of McCandlish & Lillard, and has actively litigated business, corporate and commercial matters on a continuing basis since 1980. He has broad experience as a trial lawyer and lead counsel in state and federal cases, as well as arbitration and mediation. He has tried numerous jury and non-jury cases, written and argued several appellate briefs to the Virginia Supreme Court and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and been the principal attorney on a number of reported state and federal decisions.
Gary W. Brown is counsel to McCandlish & Lillard, P.C, and a former Principal and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors. After completing military service in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps in 1970, he entered the private practice of law in the Washington, D.C. area and has been continuously engaged in the private practice of law with an active civil trial practice in the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia area. His areas of concentration include medical malpractice, legal malpractice, product liability, and employment discrimination. He is a trained and experienced arbitrator and mediator.