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Richard Maxwell Volin

Richard Maxwell Volin

Protecting your career and business in Virginia, Maryland, and DC
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia
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Reviewed by Richard Dodd II June 6, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I've referred employment cases to Richard, trusting that his empathy, in-depth knowledge of the law, and experience would serve the client well.
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Summary

I help employees with important career choices. I guide them through employment offers as well as separation agreements and releases, non-competes, non-solicitations, and other restrictive covenants. If you are transitioning employment, I work with you to protect your rights and your future.

I also help entrepreneurs start, grow, and protect their businesses. Forming a company begins long before filing paperwork with a state agency. Owners need to understand their initial operations, and have a plan for growth. I guide business clients through that critical process.

I advise on entity type and draft organic documents, such as operating agreements, shareholder agreements, and bylaws. I also build strong contracts between companies and their employees, independent contracts, customers, and vendors. As outside general counsel, I work with business clients on a host of issues that they will face during their journey.

I have 20+ years of litigation experience. I know how critical it is to prepare for the possibility of disputes, but also how disruptive litigation can be to someone's personal and professional life. I make every effort to avoid formal proceedings if there is a better avenue to resolution.

When formal proceedings become necessary, I represent my clients with commitment and passion. I have prosecuted claims for individuals and businesses in state and federal courts, and in arbitration and mediation. I have also defended challenges to corporate and individual conduct.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Video Chat and Conferencing
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    You can schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation using this easy, online form: volinemploymentlaw.as.me.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Maryland
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New Jersey
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Virginia
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Volin Employment Law, PLLC
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Attorney
Momentum Law Group
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Attorney
Rezvani Volin P.C.
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Attorney
Finkelstein Thompson LLP
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Education
The George Washington University Law School
J.D. (1996)
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. (1991) | English
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Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar
Member
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Maryland State Bar Association
Member
Current
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District of Columbia Bar
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Is it wrongful termination not to renew an employment contract in Maryland?
VEL Employment Blog
6 Keys to Separation and Release Agreements
VEL Employment Blog
What Virginia Employers Need to Know About the New Non-Compete Law
VEL Employment Blog
Websites & Blogs
Website
Volin Employment Law, PLLC
Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered

Q. When an attorney takes a case on contingency, do they usually get paid more than if they do it on an hourly rate?
A: If you are asking whether an attorney that WINS a contingency case gets paid more than if the attorney had simply taken the case on an hourly basis, then the answer is: It depends on the math. A quick win requiring very few hours would probably result in a contingency fee higher than the hourly rate the attorney could have collected. On the other hand, if the case takes a long time to litigate and win, then the attorney may have been better off charging his/her hourly rate.
Q. An attorney that does neighbor/ tree dispute. Is what type/ practices what? Have a tree dispute and need an attorney
A: Issues regarding trees and neighbors may fall under "Real Estate Law," "Real Estate Litigation," "Property Line Disputes," or even generally "Civil Litigation," depending on how a particular law firm may categorize or organize their practice areas. You may want to run a few searches for "tree disputes" or "neighbor/tree disputes" and see where that takes you.
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Contact & Map
Falls Church Office
313 Park Avenue
Suite 200A
Falls Church, VA 22046
Telephone: (703) 988-1460
Fax: (703) 988-3484
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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