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“A Different Kind of Law Firm” – as seen in Prince William Living

Compton & Duling was recently featured in Prince William Living magazine, a great kick off as we celebrate our 50th anniversary year. Click to read the full article, as author Tracey Shevlin examines how our company’s core values (such as continual professional development, collaboration, work/life balance and community service) play a central role in the […]


Steele & Lucian to Present at HOA and COA Leadership Seminar, Oct. 20

The Prince William County Neighborhood Services Division has invited Heather R. Steele, Esq. and Lauren E. Lucian, Esq. of Compton & Duling to present at its 2017 HOA and COA Leadership Seminar. The event is designed to prepare board members and owners to meet the challenges of community management. Heather R. Steele and Lauren E. Lucian will […]

C&D Attorney Lauren Lucian Featured in Prince William Living

Compton & Duling’s Litigation Associate, Lauren Lucian, is featured this week in Prince William Living Magazine online!  Not only does Lauren work hard for her clients at the firm, she also works hard teaching her early-morning BodyPump classes  and her evening law classes at George Mason University School of Law! Click below to read the […]


Landlord/Tenant Law Seminar on June 7

Heather Steele, a Partner at the prominent local law firm of Compton & Duling, and Jason Hickman, managing member at the firm, will lead an informational session for Apartment & Office Building Association (AOBA) members on June 7. This Landlord/Tenant Law Seminar will focus on changes to state laws and regulations affecting commercial and multifamily […]

Can your business survive the future? Heather Steele talks continuity planning, May 4

Prince William Living has invited Heather Steele, Compton & Duling litigation partner, to help local companies prepare for the future, during its May 4 “Breakfast with an Expert” on business continuity. Drawing upon years of experience of guiding small businesses through all manner of legal issues, Steele will highlight contingencies for which all businesses should […]


Heather Steele sheds light on HOA documents at conference, Mar. 18

The Prince William County Neighborhood Services Division has invited Heather Steele, Compton & Duling litigating partner, to present at its Annual Neighborhood Conference on March 18 at the Development Services Building, 5 County Complex Court in Woodbridge, VA. Her session on “Association Governing Documents” will provide homeowner association board members with insight on governing documents, […]

Heather Steele to Discuss Business Disaster Planning

As the featured speaker at Women’s Wedding Network on March 8, Heather Steele will talk about disaster planning, helping businesses to better prepare to weather inevitable storms.  Tickets are available for the luncheon and presentation, which will be from 11:30 am to 1 pm at Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia. From the death of […]

Three C&D Partners Named in Northern Virginia Magazine’s “Top Lawyers”

Three of C&D’s partners, Maryse Allen (Family Law), Geary Rogers (Real Estate), and Heather Steele (Litigation) were featured in Northern Virginia Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” issue, which hit newsstands in December 2016.  The firm is honored to have its partners selected for this spotlight, and we look forward to continuing to serve our clients in the […]

Compton & Duling Associate Petula C. Metzler Invested to Prince William County General District Court

The Honorable Petula C. Metzler on June 23 was invested to the General District Court for the 31st Judicial Circuit in Prince William County. Metzler is the first African-American invested to Prince William County’s General District Court as well as the first female African-American judge invested to Prince William GDC. Metzler was recognized with an […]


Compton & Duling Recognized as Prince William Chamber of Commerce Premier Partner

Compton & Duling, LC was proud to be recognized as a Premier Partner to the Prince William Chamber of Commerce. Pictured from left are attorneys Kathy Waters, Maryse Allen and Kris Wenberg.