Donald W. Piacentini has been selected as a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation. This exclusive honor is conferred on Virginia lawyers and retired jurists of integrity and character who are outstanding in their profession and in their communities. On January 24, Mr. Piacentini and 18 other inductees were honored as the 2013 Virginia Law Foundation Class of Fellows at its ceremony in Williamsburg, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Virginia Bar Association.
The Virginia Law Foundation created the Fellows of the Virginia Law Foundation to encourage and recognize excellence in the practice of law and public service. Fellows must (1) be an active or associate member of the Virginia State Bar for at least ten years; (2) be a resident of Virginia; (3) be a person of integrity and character; (4) have maintained and upheld the highest standards of the profession; (5) be outstanding in the community; and (6) be distinguished in the practice of law. The current membership of the Fellows of the Virginia Law Foundation totals 431, which represents less than 1% of all members of the Virginia State Bar.
Mr. Piacentini practices in the areas of tax, business and trusts and estate administration.