Find an admiralty or maritime law attorney in Arlington County, Virginia for personal injury or wrongful death cases involving a cruise ship or recreational boating accidents in state or federal court.
Applicable laws for admiralty and maritime law cases include the Jones Act, the Death on the High Seas Act and the Long Shore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
Maritime law covers seamen, sailors, merchant marines, dock workers, crane operators at harbors, passengers and others on the water, both in and out of U.S. territorial jurisdiction.
Established in 1899, the Maritime Law Association (MLA) seeks appropriate reforms and uniform interpretation in maritime law, which is the body of law that governs legal controversies and criminal offenses on the high seas.
Lawyer Referral Service in Arlington, VA - Since 1969, the Arlington County Bar Association has sponsored a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). The LRS connects individuals and businesses with qualified attorneys in the City of Arlington and the surrounding areas of Arlington County and Prince William County, VA. In exchange for a $50 consultation fee you will receive a 30 minute consultation with a qualified attorney. For more than 45 years, this community based non-profit service has played an important role in helping individuals find a pre-screened attorney experienced in a particular practice area of the law.