Frequently Asked Questions

Office Logistics and Holidays

What are your office hours?

Our office hours are as follows:

Chesapeake office: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hampton office: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Newport News office: 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Norfolk office: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Richmond office: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tysons Corner office: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Virginia Beach office: 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Williamsburg office: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Our offices are open Monday through Friday at all eight locations. Our virtual office is open 24 hours a day. Firm holidays include New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following it, and Christmas Day.

In which building are you located?

Chesapeake office: Located on the 1st floor of Lake Center I
Hampton office: One-story, L-shaped, brick building with off-white trim
Newport News office: Located on the 4th floor of One City Center
Norfolk office: Located at 150 W. Main Street on the 21st, 20th, 19th, and 18th floors
Richmond office: Located on the 14th floor of Two James Center
Tysons Corner office: Located on the 8th floor of The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons Corner
Virginia Beach office: Located on the 7th floor of the Pavilion Tower
Williamsburg office: Located on the 3rd floor of the SunTrust Bank building

Where is the best place for me to park when visiting your office?

Chesapeake office: On-site parking
Hampton office: On-site parking
Newport News office: On-site parking
Norfolk office: Park in the West Plume Street garage (from Waterside Drive (which turns into Boush Street), make a right on Plume Street, garage entrance is on your immediate right); we have reserved spaces on the 2nd floor of the garage for K&C clients, bring your ticket to our receptionist for validation.
Richmond office: Park in the James Center Complex, bring your ticket to our receptionist for validation.
Tysons Corner office:  On-site parking, accessed from Tysons Boulevard
Virginia Beach office: On-site parking
Williamsburg office: On-site parking

How long is the drive from the airport to your office?

Approximate drive times from Norfolk International Airport:
Chesapeake office: 30 to 40 minutes
Hampton office: 35 minutes
Newport News office: 45 minutes
Norfolk office: 20 to 30 minutes
Virginia Beach office: 30 to 35 minutes
Williamsburg office: 1 hour

Approximate drive times from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport:
Chesapeake office: 50 to 60 minutes
Hampton office: 15 minutes
Newport News office: 10 minutes
Norfolk office: 40 minutes
Virginia Beach office: 50 minutes
Williamsburg office: 30 minutes

Approximate drive time from Richmond International Airport:
Richmond office: 20 minutes

Approximate drive time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Tysons Corner office: 30 minutes

Approximate drive time from Washington Dulles International Airport
Tysons Corner office: 50 minutes

Travel times will vary according to the time of day or highway delays.

What hotel accommodations are nearby your office?

Chesapeake office:
    - The Marriott Courtyard in the Greenbrier area
    - Phone: (757) 420.1700 - (800) 831.4004

Hampton office:
    - Holiday Inn Hampton-Coliseum & Conference Center
    - Phone: (757) 838.4964 - (800) 315.2621

Newport News office:
    - Newport News Marriott at City Center
    - Phone: (757) 873.9299 - (888) 444.6664

Norfolk office:
    - Hilton Norfolk The Main 
    - Phone (757) 763.6200 - (800) 445.8667
    - The Waterside Marriott
    - Phone: (757) 627.4200 - (800) 831.4004
    - The Waterside Sheraton
    - Phone: (757) 622.6664 - (800) 325.3535

Richmond office:
    - Richmond Omni Hotel
    - Phone: (804) 344.7000 - (888) 444.6664

Tysons Corner office:
    - The Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner
    - Phone: (703) 506.4300

Virginia Beach office: All oceanfront hotels are nearby

Williamsburg office:
    - The Kingsmill Resort and Conference Center
    - Phone: (757) 253.1703 - (800) 832.5665


To whom can I speak with about a bill that I received?

If you have a question regarding a bill, please contact Franchesca Hunter-MeKonnen at (757) 624.3174 or or Nikki DeNobrega at (757) 624.3173 or

Mailing List

How do I get added to your mailing list, or change my current information?

To be added to our mailing list or to make changes to your current information contact Andrea King at (757) 624.3209 or

Staff Recruiting

What staff positions are currently available?

To find out what staff positions are open visit our Careers section or contact Laurie Flowers at (757) 624.3284 or

Should I speak to the Human Resources Director first or should I submit my resume?

Resumes should be mailed, e-mailed or faxed to the HR Director, Laurie Flowers. Ms. Flowers can be reached at or (757) 624.3284. She is always interested in talking with experienced legal secretaries.

Do you have an intern program for staff personnel? Whom should I contact?

Kaufman & Canoles does not offer an internship program for staff at this time.

Attorney Recruiting

Who is responsible for the hiring of attorneys?

If you are an attorney and would like to send us your resume, please visit our Employment section. For recruiting information contact Sharon Withers, Recruiting Coordinator, at

Whom do I contact regarding a summer clerk position?

If you are a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year law school student and would like information about summer clerk employment opportunities, contact Sharon Withers, Recruiting Coordinator, at


What kind of cases do you handle?

Kaufman & Canoles is a full-service, business law firm with 24 primary practice areas.

I have a personal injury claim. Can you handle my case?

Depending on certain facts and circumstances, Kaufman & Canoles may handle your personal injury claim. We evaluate each claim on a case-by-case basis.

Community Activity

Whom should I contact regarding non-profit donations?

If you are a non-profit entity and would like to contact us regarding donations or participation in an event or activity, contact Nicole J. Naidyhorski, Marketing Director,

Marketing, Public Relations, Website

Who is in charge of marketing, advertising, and/or public relations?

All marketing and communications matters should be addressed to Nicole Naidyhorski, Marketing Director,

Whom do I call for more information regarding seminars?

If you would like more information regarding a seminar, or to register, contact Nia Lissimore, Marketing Manager,

Whom do I contact regarding your website?

If you have a suggestion regarding this web site please contact Nicole Naidyhorski, Marketing Director,


Whom do I contact to make a general suggestion or register a concern?

We want to hear from you regarding your comments and concerns. Please feel free to contact David L. Whitson, Director of Administration,