Portsmouth, Virginia Lawyers

Krystal R. Capasso
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Virginia Attorney

Krystal is the daughter of a retired Army pilot and has spent her entire life in and around the military. She earned a business degree from Nichols College in 2005, and her law degree from Rogers Williams... Read More »
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Jonathan L. Thornton
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Virginia Attorney

University of Virginia School of LawFederal Circuit, North Carolina and Virginia
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Jonathan Sooriash
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Virginia Lawyer

Jonathan Sooriash Esq. LL.M. represents taxpayers to resolve and settle their tax debt with the IRS and State Tax Departments. J. David Tax Law LLC assists both individuals and businesses in becoming... Read More »
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Monte E. Kuligowski
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Virginia Lawyer with 21 years experience

MONTE KULIGOWSKI IS A VIRGINIA ATTORNEY who concentrates in DUI / DWI, reckless driving, felonies, infractions and serious traffic accidents and injuries. He has handled cases from murder to... Read More »
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William H. Oast III
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Portsmouth, VA Lawyer with 44 years experience
(757) 452-6200 355 Crawford Street
Suite 720
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Bringing nearly 40 years of legal expertise to the Oast & Taylor team, Bill’s practice areas include Elder Law, Estate and Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Guardianships and Conservatorships, and Litigation.
Stephen E. Taylor
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Portsmouth, VA Attorney
(757) 452-6200 355 Crawford Street
Suite 720
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Elder and Estate Planning
University of Richmond School of Law
Stephen Taylor earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law, where he served as Allen Chair Editor of the University of Richmond Law Review. He was a member of the John Marshall Inn of Court and was inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society. Stephen's primary practice areas include Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, and litigation in support of these practice areas. Stephen is licensed to practice in Virginia and North Carolina.
M. Bradley Brickhouse
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Portsmouth, VA Attorney
(757) 452-6200 355 Crawford Street
Suite 720
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Business and Elder
Regent University School of Law
Brad Brickhouse adds significant talent to the Oast & Taylor team and shows his commitment to our community by serving every client with a clear focus of their personal goals in mind. His primary areas of practice include Elder Law, Guardianships and Conservatorships, Financial Abuse, Estate and Trust Disputes, and Will Contests.
Sandra Lee Smith
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Portsmouth, VA Lawyer
(757) 452-6200 355 Crawford Street
Suite 720
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Elder and Estate Planning
College of William and Mary
Coming to the Oast & Taylor team with valued legal experience, Ms. Smith adds significant skill and talent to our practice. Certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), she offers clients exceptional legal assistance in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Asset Protection Planning, Special Needs Planning, Long-term Care Planning and Veterans Benefits Planning. Ms. Smith is a twenty year veteran of the United States Air Force. Her ongoing work with veterans in our community includes the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims for veterans benefits...
C. Gerard Thompson
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Portsmouth, VA Lawyer with 38 years experience
(757) 399-6868 601 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
College of William and Mary
After graduating from law school in 1980, I served four years as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney in Roanoke and Portsmouth, Virginia. Tried approximately 60 criminal jury trials during my first four years of practice.

After my service as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, I entered civil practice. My civil practice includes many personal injury trials. Currently, I accept civil, criminal, personal injury and traffic cases.
Janelle Mills
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Portsmouth, VA Attorney
(757) 447-4086 3568 Western Branch Blvd
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Portsmouth, VA Lawyer
3568 Western Branch Blvd
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Portsmouth, VA Attorney
(757) 397-4529 524 Middle St
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Portsmouth, VA Lawyer with 33 years experience
(757) 397-6424 430 Crawford St
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Portsmouth, VA Lawyer
(757) 397-4677 706 London St
Portsmouth, VA 23704
John Cooper
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Virginia Lawyer with 30 years experience

John Cooper has been a personal injury lawyer, specializing in car, truck and motorcycle accident cases as well as wrongful death, brain injuries, slip and fall, product liability and FELA railroad employee... Read More »
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Richard Shapiro Esq
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Portsmouth, VA Lawyer with 33 years experience

I am proud of being a lawyer, and especially proud of being a trial attorney. My office has a framed poster with the title: "Where Would We Be Without Lawyers?" and it shows the nation's founding... Read More »
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Portsmouth, VA Lawyer
(757) 483-6470 3104 Tyre Neck Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Divorce, Elder, Family and Real Estate
Portsmouth, VA Attorney with 24 years experience
(800) 542-0826 706 London St
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Estate Planning
Portsmouth, VA Lawyer with 13 years experience
(757) 393-4093 500 Crawford St
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Portsmouth, VA Attorney with 26 years experience
(757) 399-6868 451 Court St
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Portsmouth, VA Attorney with 13 years experience
2 Tidal Ct
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Portsmouth, VA Lawyer with 13 years experience
128 Florida Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Portsmouth, VA Lawyer with 48 years experience
112 Park Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Portsmouth, VA Lawyer
(757) 399-8105 210 E Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Portsmouth, VA Attorney
(757) 472-1439 625 London St
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Portsmouth, VA Attorney
(757) 399-6868 451 Court St
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
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Virginia Lawyer with 11 years experience

Stephen P. Pfeiffer is known locally as the “Go-To-DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney.” Stephen is a partner at Wolcott Rivers Gates, one of the oldest and largest law firms in Virginia Beach. Stephen... Read More »
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John Naumovski
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Virginia Lawyer with 13 years experience

Recipient of Multiple Awards in his profession and recognized as one of the top 40 attorneys in Virginia who are under 40 for Criminal Defense by both the National Trial Lawyers Association and the American... Read More »
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John Naumovski
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 13 years experience
(757) 630-9294 500 E. Plume St, Suite 401
Norfolk, VA 23510
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Virginia School of Law
Recipient of Multiple Awards in his profession and recognized as one of the top 40 attorneys in Virginia who are under 40 for Criminal Defense by both the National Trial Lawyers Association and the American Society of Legal Advocates, Attorney Naumovski is in court on a daily basis aggressively defending those facing criminal or traffic accusations. Attorney Naumovski graduated First in his Class in College as well as First in his Class in Graduate School and attended a top 10 National Law School (University of Virginia, School of Law, ranked 7th out of 200...
Jamilah D. LeCruise
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 7 years experience
(757) 627-5215 555 East Main Street
Suite 1212
Norfolk, VA 23510
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce and Family
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Before opening the Law Office of J. D. LeCruise, Jamilah LeCruise served as an Assistant Public Defender for the City of Norfolk, handling hundreds of criminal cases. She zealously defended clients charged with a variety of criminal offenses including traffic crimes, misdemeanors, felonies, and probation violations. From larceny and drug possession to burglary and firearms offense, Ms. LeCruise has experience in bench and jury trials. Over the years, she has established a strong reputation as a fierce advocate for her clients and has earned the respect of her peers and members of the judiciary. Ms. LeCruise graduated with...
Kimberly Hughes Phillips
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Norfolk, VA Attorney with 13 years experience
(757) 320-4133 109 E. Main Street, Suite 600
Norfolk, VA 23510
Divorce and Family
Regent University School of Law
I have practiced Family Law since graduating law school in 2005. I regularly provide counseling to clients on matters of divorce, equitable distribution, child custody and visitation, spousal and child support and adoptions. As an adoptive parent myself, I understand the blessing of building a family through the grace of adoption and I enjoy assisting families on this journey. I have had the great honor to meet my children's birth families and as a result I feel that I connect to both the adoptive parents as well as the birth parents, all of whom are making a...
Richard Shapiro Esq
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Portsmouth, VA Lawyer with 33 years experience
(800) 752-0042 355 Crawford Street
Seventh Floor
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice and Personal Injury
George Mason University School of Law
I am proud of being a lawyer, and especially proud of being a trial attorney. My office has a framed poster with the title: "Where Would We Be Without Lawyers?" and it shows the nation's founding fathers in an artist's rendering with an empty silhouette for 35 of the famous faces--yes, 35 of the 55 framer's of the Constitution were lawyers, and 25 of our nation's presidents, including Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, were lawyers. Part of my duty as an attorney is to stand between corporations, insurance companies and government attempts to limit or wipe out...
James G. 'Jim' Hurley Jr.
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Norfolk, VA Attorney with 27 years experience
(757) 455-0077 125 St Pauls Blvd
Ste 510
Norfolk, VA 23510
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Jim Hurley has been practicing injury law throughout Virginia for two-and-a-half decades He has tried more than 100 cases and handled hundreds more that were settled out of court. He is guided by the principle that the client is in charge of his or her case and should be kept fully aware of the litigation process.
Jim Hurley and John Cooper set up Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers in 2011. The firm recently appointed a third partner, Bill O’Mara, and has three other associate attorneys. Although the firm has grown rapidly and is now in new offices in downtown Norfolk, it...
Ellen Charlotte Carlson
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 30 years experience
(757) 320-0526 The Wells Fargo Center, Suite 1800
440 Monticello Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510
Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
I've represented creditors, trustees and debtors during my years of practice. In my bankruptcy practice, my greatest satisfaction comes from coaching the person who is in despair over finances to a fresh start and a more promising future. In my family practice, it's helping folks with children build new futures for those children that are as safe and nurturing as possible. Both practices require patience, knowledge and a strong ability to take many puzzle pieces scattered hither and yon and put them back together to achieve the optimum outcome - and I DO that!
Marc Gordon Marling
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 20 years experience
(757) 629-0616 999 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
Business
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Reid H. Ervin
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 49 years experience
(757) 624-9323 999 Waterside Dr
Suite 2400
Norfolk, VA 23510
Education and Employment
University of Virginia School of Law
With 40 plus years of experience, Reid Ervin has represented numerous individuals across a broad spectrum of industries on all levels of the company hierarchy. He has been recognized for his work as both a Virginia and Hampton Roads Super Lawyer and as a Virginia Legal Elite in the field of labor and employment law. Mr. Ervin is also among the few attorneys in the region who represent children and their parents against public schools in education law matters. As the principal of the firm, Mr. Ervin has provided a caring environment over the years for the firms many...
Melinda Faith Seemar
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 20 years experience
(757) 622-6011 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 435
Dominion Tower
Norfolk, VA 23510
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
University of New Hampshire School of Law
I have been practicing in the Tidewater courthouses, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Suffolk for over 18 years. I practice criminal law, misdemeanors, serious traffic and felony cases. I provide a 1/2 hour no charge consultation to review your case with you.
Raymond L. Hogge Jr.
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Norfolk, VA Attorney with 30 years experience
(757) 961-5400 500 E. Plume Street
Suite 800
Norfolk, VA 23510
Employment
University of Richmond
Ray Hogge represents and advised Virginia public and private employers, and Virginia executives and professionals, in all aspects of labor and employment law.
Philip D. Cave
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Virginia Attorney with 39 years experience

I travel the world representing U.S. military personnel and their families in court-martial trials, adverse administrative actions, and security clearance appeals. I am ready, able, and willing to travel... Read More »
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Wayne E. Holcomb
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Virginia Lawyer with 10 years experience

Let me be the first to welcome you to Holcomb Law. Our firm is devoted to public outreach and education about the legal system, and I have written several articles and e-books on a variety of topics,... Read More »
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Joshua Jewett
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Norfolk, VA Attorney with 10 years experience
(757) 624-9323 999 Waterside Dr Ste 2400
Norfolk, VA 23510
Employment
Regent University School of Law
Joshua Jewett advocates for employees’ rights in all types of employment law matters before federal and state courts, as well as in administrative and grievance hearings. Mr. Jewett has represented numerous individuals across a broad spectrum of industries. In addition to representing employees in litigation type settings, Mr. Jewett advises management and decisionmaker employees in both the private and federal sector who are facing disciplinary action, possible termination, or are being forced out. Mr. Jewett has helped clients in these situations either keep their jobs or peacefully exit from their situations by obtaining a negotiated severance package.
Cindra Myers Dowd
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Norfolk, VA Attorney with 26 years experience
(757) 233-0009 580 E Main St
Norfolk, VA 23510
Employment and Personal Injury
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Cindra M. Dowd is a 1987 graduate of Duke University. She earned her law school degree from The Dickinson School of Law in 1991. Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Dowd served as a law clerk for The Honorable Hal J. Bonney, Jr. of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Ms. Dowd is a member of the Virginia State Bar and its Litigation Section, the Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association, the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association where she served as its President from 2001-2002, the Boyd-Graves Conference and formerly she was a member of the James Kent American...
Raymond Lee Hogge
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 29 years experience
(757) 961-5400 500 E. Plume Street
Suite 800
Norfolk, VA 23510
Employment
University of Richmond School of Law
Ray Hogge is the founding member of Hogge Law.

Labor and employment law is the focus of Ray's law practice. Since 1989 Ray has represented public and private employers across Virginia in employment-related litigation, mediation, and administrative proceedings, and has advised and represented them in all aspects of labor and employment law, including hiring, firing, discharge, discipline, personnel policies, human resource management, workplace investigations, employment contracts, noncompete agreements, equal opportunity in employment, wage and hour laws, executive compensation, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, workplace safety, and employment risk management.

Ray is a graduate of the College of William and Mary...
Lenard Myers
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer
(757) 828-6685 440 Monticello Avenue
Suite 1876
Norfolk, VA 23510
Business, Consumer, Foreclosure Defense and Stockbroker Fraud
Lenard Myers focuses his practice on the representation of consumers, contractors, and businesses. A great deal of his work involves auto fraud, defending and preventing foreclosures, as well as matters involving complex commercial litigation. Mr. Myers practices law in the state and federal courts of Virginia. He places great value on courtesy, professionalism and resolving problems in the most cost-efficient manner possible. Lenard began his legal career as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. Notably, he prosecuted over 300 matters with a conviction rate exceeding 90%. Subsequently, he successfully transitioned to private practice while returning to academia as an Adjunct Professor...
Steven M. Stancliff Esq
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Norfolk, VA Attorney with 22 years experience
(757) 802-9071 150 W. Main St.; Suite 1500
Norfolk, VA 23510
Administrative, Insurance Defense and Maritime
Case Western Reserve University
Mr. Stancliff handles a broad spectrum of disputes and transactions involving the maritime industry, and variety of commercial, maritime and admiralty civil litigation matters in federal and state courts in Virginia and North Carolina.
William F. O'Mara Jr.
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Norfolk , VA Attorney with 3 years experience
(757) 455-0077 125 St Pauls Blvd #510
Norfolk , VA 23510
Personal Injury
Bill O’Mara started his legal career in 2008, moving back to his hometown of Chesapeake, He has a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Washington and Lee University Law School. He has practiced in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury and other litigation. He has gained extensive courtroom and trial experience, including contested trials before judges and juries across Hampton Roads. In 2014, Bill O’Mara joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as an associate attorney. He became a partner in 2017.

Bill O'Mara now dedicates his entire practice to helping injured people. He heads up a dedicated premises liability...
Lawrence K Land
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 42 years experience
101 West Main Street Suite 710
Norfolk, VA 23510
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
University of Richmond School of Law
Lawrence Land - Your Lawyer for Life! I have been practicing law for more than 35 years. I have a passion for helping people, which prompted me to pursue a career as a lawyer. I graduated with a Psychology major and Human Relations minor from the University of Miami. I then earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree at the University of Richmond in 1975. As part of my law school curriculum, I also took courses at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. You can call me a true “homegrown” Virginia lawyer. I reside in...
Shawn A. Voyles
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 20 years experience
(757) 623-3000 One Commercial Place
1200 Bank of America Center
Norfolk, VA 23510
Business, Environmental, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
Regent University School of Law
My practice includes a broad range of civil litigation matters representing insurers and their insureds in federal and state courts in Virginia and North Carolina, including maritime, transportation, insurance coverage, subrogation, premises liability, environmental, commercial litigation, and wrongful death. My maritime litigation practice includes cases involving breach of maritime contracts, subrogation, environmental matters, marine insurance coverage disputes, salvage, collisions, limitation of liability, vessel arrest, cargo claims, fire and property damage, and wrongful death and injury cases under the Jones Act. Virginia Super Lawyers has designated me as a "Rising Star" since 2007. I have also been chosen as one of Hampton...
John Cooper
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 30 years experience
(866) 455-6657 125 St Pauls Blvd
Ste 510
Norfolk, VA 23510
Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Virginia School of Law
John Cooper has been a personal injury lawyer, specializing in car, truck and motorcycle accident cases as well as wrongful death, brain injuries, slip and fall, product liability and FELA railroad employee injuries for over 35 years. He is a founding partner of Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers. The firm has offices in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Newport News, Suffolk, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Hampton, VA. His law partners are Jim Hurley and Bill O’Mara.
John Cooper handles cases in Virginia, North Carolina and, West Virginia. He has taken on railroad...
Michael D. Pierce
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Norfolk, VA Lawyer with 3 years experience
(757) 446-8600 101 West Main Street
Suite 500
Norfolk, VA 23510
Arbitration & Mediation, Employment, Insurance Defense and Workers' Comp
David J. Pierce
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University of RichmondVirginia
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Timothy J. Quick
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Virginia Lawyer with 24 years experience

The son of an FBI agent, attorney Timothy J. Quick defends individuals in the Tidewater area who have been charged with a crime and are in need of justice.One of his strengths as a lawyer is that he has... Read More »
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