News & Accolades

2017 News

Noltelaw received its SWaM recertification approval on April 22, 2017.

Jo Nolte is pleased to participate as a mentor in the 2017 Women in Cable Telecommunications (“WICT”) Virginia Mentoring Program.

Jo Nolte named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications and energy law for 2017.

2016 News

Jo Nolte was privileged to participate, as a panel judge, in the Virginia Bar Association’s 2016 National Moot Court Competition on the afternoon of November 18, 2016.

Jo Nolte was named as a Board Member of the Virginia Barristers Alliance, Inc. (“VBAI”) for a one year term, beginning May 2016. The VBAI is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Virginia Bar Association.

Jo Nolte named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications and energy law for 2016.

Summer 2016 – The Nolte Law Firm, P.C. welcomed two new part time employees: C.E. Ragland, as Office Administrator;  and Andrew Minnick, as a summer intern. Andrew is a second year law student at the University of Richmond.

2015 News

Jo Nolte selected as one of 2015’s  Women Leaders in the Law.
Jo Nolte named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications and energy law for 2015.

2014 News

Jo Nolte selected as a Top Rated Lawyer and Women Leader in Law, 2014.
Jo Nolte named to the 2014 Virginia’s Legal Elite in “legislative / regulatory / administrative” category of the Virginia Business magazine.
Noltelaw received its SWaM recertification approval on March 28, 2014.
NolteLaw received its SWaM “Micro-Business” certification approval on September 23, 2014. Jo Nolte elected in June 2014 to the Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company Board of Directors.
Jo Nolte served as a panelist for the VSB Administrative Law Brown Bag Luncheon on June 4, 2014, “How to Handle Voluminous Documents in Administrative Cases.”
Jo Nolte named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications and energy law for 2014.

2013 News
Summer 2013 – The Nolte Law Firm, P.C. welcomed Jay Kadwala as a summer intern for approximately a month. Jay is a rising third year student at Appalachian School of Law.

The Nolte Law Firm, P.C. welcomed several new part time employees, specifically, Steve Forstner, Kayleigh Glass, and Nancy Hood.

Jo Nolte named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications and energy law for 2013. Additionally, Jo Nolte was named the Best Lawyers’ 2013. Richmond Communications Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area, in each community was so honored.

JoAnne Lewis Nolte selected by her peers to be included in Virginia’s Best Lawyers for 2013.

2012 News
June 2012 – The Nolte Law Firm, P.C. welcomed William A. Webb II as a summer intern for the summer of 2012. William is a rising second year law student at Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, VA with anticipated completion in May 2014. William completed his undergraduate studies in Political Science at Roanoke College in Salem, VA.

Jo Nolte named in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of communications and energy law for 2012. The Nolte Law Firm, P.C. welcomed Sherry McLeod as a new part time employee. Sherry and her husband, Sandy, reside in Richmond’s Fan District.

2011 News
Jo Nolte named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications and energy law for 2011.
NolteLaw received its SWaM Certification approval on March 31, 2011.

2010 News
Jo Nolte named to the 2010 legal elite in “Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative” category of the Virginia Business magazine.  She was also again named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications and energy law for 2010.

2009 News
JoAnne Nolte named to the 2009 “Leaders in the Law” Class.

NolteLaw announces that JoAnne Nolte has been named to the 2009 class of honorees in Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s “Leaders in Law” program. Ms. Nolte was recognized for her accomplishments at a reception on Oct. 22, 2009 in Richmond, VA. The Leaders in Law program is designed to honor attorneys who have advanced the practice of law or improved the system of justice in the Commonwealth of Virginia. These Leaders have set the standard for other lawyers.

Accolades

The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications and energy law – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Virginia Lawyers Weekly “Leaders in the Law” – 2009.
The Best Lawyers in America in the area of communications law – 2007, 2008.

Legal Elite in “Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative”-Virginia Business Magazine-2010, 2014.
Legal Elite in “Lobbying/Regulatory” – Virginia Business magazine – 2001, 2002
“Top Lawyers” in Richmond VA in public utility law – Richmond Magazine 1999