February 29th, 2016 — By — In News & Events
Virginia Property Rights Attorney Jeremy Hopkins Joins OCA
OCA is pleased to welcome eminent domain and property rights lawyer Jeremy P. Hopkins as the Virginia member of OCA’s nationwide network of eminent domain attorneys. Mr. Hopkins succeeds his partner, Joseph T. Waldo, who was a founding member of OCA and who has been named as an Emeritus Member of the association. OCA is grateful to Joe Waldo for his years of dedication and commitment to OCA and to defending property owners. We look forward to continuing to work together with Joe and Jeremy in Virginia and across the United States to protect and preserve private property rights.
Welcoming New Member, Jeremy Hopkins
Jeremy Hopkins, a partner with Norfolk-based Waldo & Lyle, P.C., concentrates his practice on the representation of private property owners in condemnation and property rights litigation throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. A 2002 graduate of William & Mary Law School, he is He is licensed to practice law in the trial and appellate courts of Virginia, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C. as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Hopkins represents owners of all types of properties and businesses threatened with the condemnation of their private property by local, state or federal governments, utility and energy companies, railroads, and other agencies with the power of eminent domain. Recently he has advocated in court on behalf of property owners opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and has questioned the constitutionality of Virginia’s “quick-take” eminent domain laws on behalf of a landowner fighting the Virignia Department of Transportation’s proposed new road across his residential property.
A Passion for Property Rights
Like his partner and mentor, Joe Waldo, Jeremy Hopkins has a true passion for private property rights and believes in preserving individual liberty. He is proud to say that he has never represented the government nor ever been in the courtroom when he did not believe in his client, his case, and the cause that they represent. He feels that it is an honor to represent private property owners and a privilege to practice law.
Take Action: Protect Your Rights
If you learn that your private property is to be taken by the government using its power of eminent domain, do not hesitate to arm yourself with information and the guidance of an experienced and skilled eminent domain attorney. Contact OCA at (877) 367-6963 or locate an eminent domain lawyer in your state.