Stephen H. Moriarty II

Locations:

3201 Jermantown Road
Suite 600
Fairfax, Virginia  22030
Phone: 703.352.1900
Fax: 703.352.5293
25 Library Square

Salem, VA  24153
Phone: (540) 857-0600

[email protected]

Biography

Steve Moriarty is a principal in the firm’s Fairfax and Roanoke Valley offices.  He has represented community associations since 1984, and focuses on dispute avoidance and resolution, trying cases in state and federal courts across Virginia.  He served in the Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office from 1981-84 and taught at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy in Ashburn, Virginia, and continues to assist in trial testimony instruction.  He was a founding member of the Southwest Virginia Chapter of the Community Association Institute, and continues on its board of directors.  He has also served on the board of directors and been the president of ICON Services, a nonprofit company serving the employment and residential needs of disabled individuals; the board of Linden Resources; the board of directors of Legatus, where he served as president in 2015-16; and he is presently the co-chair of the Fairfax Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.

Focus areas in community association law

  • General counseling and representation
  • Condominium warranty disputes
  • Rules and covenants enforcement
  • Contract negotiations
  • Bylaw interpretation and amendments

Education

Admitted

  • 2002, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1981, Virginia
  • 1998, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Professional associations

Honors

Career history

  • Law Offices of Gary V. Davis, 1989 – 1991
  • Hyatt & Rhoads, 1984 – 1989
  • Fairfax County Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, 1981 – 1984

Notable cases

  • Grillo v. Montebello, 243 Va. 475 (Virginia Supreme Court, 1992)
  • Bloomingdale, et al., v. Lake Holiday Country Club, Inc., Ch. 98-64 (Frederick County Circuit Court, 1998)
  • Wyndham v. Oulton, Ch. 99-001468-00 (Henrico County Circuit Court; writ denied, Virginia Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court)
  • Huff, et ux, v. Kim, CL 2008-4289 (Fairfax County Circuit Court, 2012)
  • Navy League Building Condominium v. Kilcarr, CL 10-1179(Arlington County Circuit Court, 2013)

Seminars and teaching

  • Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy
  • Adjunct instructor 1997 – present
  • Legal instructor, 1994 – 1996
  • “Hiring Service Providers,” WMCCAI 2008 Expo

Books

  • “Condominium and Homeowner Association Litigation,”  Community Association Law, Wiley Law Publications, 1987
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