Crowley, Liberatore, Ryan & Brogan

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The attorneys at Crowley, Liberatore, Ryan & Brogan strive for excellence when representing their clients, as well as their service and involvement in the legal community. Because of their diligence and hard-work, our attorneys are often sought out for their expertise on various legal and financial issues. Their excellence has been recognized by many ranking institutions, including Best Lawyers® and Super Lawyers®. Below you will find a sampling of the many acknowledgments, awards, news articles and areas of service in which our attorney’s have been recognized.


May 2013 Ann Brogan spoke at a National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education program in Virginia Beach on “Identifying Fraudulent Conveyances.”


April 2013 Ann Brogan was a panelist on the Small Business Panel at the Virginia Wesleyan Spring 2013 Business Conference.


March 2013 John Ryan and Ann Brogan re-elected to board of directors for the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association. As TBBA Past President, John plans to spearhead the TBBA’s new mentoring program; Ann will co-chair the 22nd Annual Tidewater Bankruptcy Conference scheduled for February 2014.


Karen Crowley and Joseph Liberatore named to Best Lawyers and Karen Crowley honored with recognition as Lawyer of the Year in the Norfolk market  for Bankruptcy attorneys.


December 2012 Karen Crowley listed on the Top 50 Women Virginia Super Lawyers 2012 list. This top list features only the best of the best female attorneys. 


October 20, 2012 Jon Grasso volunteered on behalf of the Virginia Stage Company at the 25th Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival in Norfolk, Virginia.


October 2, 2012 Ann Brogan received the highest peer review rating of “AV” from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Rating Services.


September 14, 2012 Karen Crowley on panel discussion with Bankruptcy Judge Brian Kenney and attorney Craig Goldblatt at the 27th Annual Mid-Atlantic Institute on Bankruptcy Reorganization Practice in Charlottesville, Virginia.


August 14, 2012 Ann Brogan spoke in Norfolk, Virginia, on tenant or landlord bankruptcy at the continuing legal education seminar on “Landlord Tenant Law–Surviving in a Difficult Economy Seminar” offered by Sterling Education Services, Inc.


2012 Karen Crowley named Super Lawyer for each year beginning in 2009 and Rising Star during 2007 and 2008.


March 1, 2012 John Ryan and Ann Brogan re-elected to board of directors for the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association; John begins one year term as TBBA President; Ann was named co-chair of 21st Annual Tidewater Bankruptcy Conference scheduled for February 22, 2013.


February – April 2012 Ann Brogan worked with a team of volunteer attorneys to teach basic trial skills to students at Blair Middle School and conduct mock trials in Norfolk Circuit Court for the 6th Annual Model Judiciary Program for Norfolk Public Schools sponsored by the Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association.


September 27, 2010 The Virginian-Pilot profiles Karen Crowley: “At work with Karen M. Crowley, insolvency attorney.”


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