Hirschler is pleased to announce the addition of four new attorneys. These latest new arrivals include Logan P. Brunette in Fredericksburg and Kimberly D. Castleman, Randolph (Randy) Critzer, Jr., and Caroline E. Jaques in Richmond.
“We are pleased to welcome this outstanding group of associates and look forward to the contributions they will make across our practices and offices,” said Courtney Paulk, president of Hirschler. “By adding these talented professionals to our bench in a particularly competitive market, we can continue to provide extraordinary service and value to Hirschler clients.”
Logan P. Brunette
Brunette counsels clients on commercial real estate transactions, ranging from drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts to interpreting local ordinances. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, she was a summer associate at the Fredericksburg City Attorney’s office and with another Virginia-based firm. Brunette also previously served as a law clerk with Hirschler. Brunette is active with the Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s Mentor Program, the Henrico Humane Society and 1 Million Cups, a national organization dedicated to engaging and educating entrepreneurs. She earned her undergraduate degree from the College of William & Mary and her law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law.
Kimberly D. Castleman
Castleman joins the firm’s litigation section and counsels clients throughout commercial disputes and litigation matters. Castleman was previously a summer associate with Hirschler and also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable M. Hannah Lauck in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and an extern with U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to law school, she worked as a paralegal with the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law.
Randolph (Randy) Critzer, Jr.
Critzer joins the firm’s litigation section, representing clients in state and federal court through every aspect of litigation. He also counsels both public and private clients on policy and litigation matters. Prior to joining Hirschler, he practiced for several years at a Richmond-based law firm, and has also previously served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia. He began his legal career clerking for the Honorable John M. Tran in the Fairfax Circuit Court, and is active today as a volunteer for the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference and as pro bono counsel for the Virginia Poverty Law Center. Critzer earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Lynchburg and his law degree from William & Mary Law School.
Caroline E. Jaques
Jaques joins the firm’s corporate and business services team and advises business owners and individuals on a broad range of commercial matters, including entity formation, contract negotiations, employment law matters, strategic partnerships and mergers and acquisitions. She was previously a summer associate at Hirschler, and she served as a legal intern with the Virginia Department of Human Resource Management’s Office of Employment Dispute Resolution. Jaques earned her undergraduate degree from Trinity University and her law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law.
Myrna H. Rooks