Mark Short | Newport News Real Estate Lawyer

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Mark A. Short

Real Estate, Eminent Domain, Lawsuit & Dispute, Business, Construction

www.kaufmanandcanoles.com

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Mark is recognized as one of the leading real estate and eminent domain attorneys in Virginia. As a seasoned litigator in all aspects of eminent domain and condemnation law, he has represented a variety of businesses and property owners against federal, state, and local authorities. Mark represents owners and tenants of commercial and residential properties. Cases have included small to large tracts of vacant land, primary, secondary and rental homes, commercial office buildings, big-box retailers, shopping centers, hotels, farms, mining lands, banks, restaurants, gas stations, convenience stores, churches, funeral homes, and community association properties. He also has substantial experience representing clients on relocation issues that arise from these proceedings.

Mark’s active property rights practice complements his eminent domain practice. He represents property owners in property disputes, title claims, and land-use matters, including adverse possession, easement disputes, riparian rights, partition actions, receiverships, foreclosures, title reformation claims, re-zonings, and land-use permits. Mark’s practice also includes real estate transactions and finance. Mark is a frequent speaker on real property matters throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and for national trade and legal associations. Mark has served as the president of the Newport News Bar Association and is highly regarded among his peers.
Position Organization Location Duration
AttorneyKaufman & Canoles, P.C.Newport News, VA1999–Present
AttorneyJones Blechman Woltz & Kelly, PCNewport News, VA1994–1999
School Degree Major Graduation
William & Mary Law SchoolJ.D. Law School1994  
College of William & MaryB.A.Economics with minor in English1987
State / Court Date
Virginia1994
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula; Board of Directors
    Peninsula German Club; Board of Directors
    Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors; Executive Committee, Chairman of Membership
    Newport News Bar Association; Board of Directors; Past-President
    Virginia Bar Association; Real Property Subcommittee, Eminent Domain Subcommittee
    American Bar Association
    Hampton Roads Association of Commercial Real Estate
    Associated General Contractors of Virginia
    American Heart Association Peninsula Heart Ball; Corporate Sponsor Chair | 2010
    Virginia Living Museum; Board of Trustees
    Salvation Army for the Virginia Peninsula; Board of Advisors
    Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; Graduate of the Leadership Institute
    Hampton Roads Academy; Alumni Board
    Denbigh Rotary Club; Board of Advisors
    Oyster Point Rotary Club
    Virginia Peninsula Association of Realtors, Risk Management Committee
  • Best Lawyers in America | 2021
    AV® Preeminent; Martindale-Hubbell
    Virginia’s Legal Elite; Virginia Business Magazine | 2019
    Top Lawyers; CoVaBIZ | 2017-2020
    AVVO Top Rated 10
    Featured Presenter, Eminent Domain Conference in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020
    CIVIC Leadership Institute Class of 2014
  • 46 Attorneys Named “Best Lawyers in America 2021”, 5 Named “Lawyer of the Year” and 7 Named “Ones to Watch”
    45 Kaufman & Canoles Attorneys Named CoVaBIZ Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” 2020
    48 Kaufman & Canoles Attorneys Named Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” 2019
    VDOT pays $1.95 million to Newport News church over construction project
    Pittsylvania County farmer sheds light on how pipeline project will affect land for years to come
    40 Kaufman & Canoles Attorneys Named as Top Lawyers 2019 in CoVaBiz Magazine
    2017 Virginia Eminent Domain Legislative Update
    31 Kaufman & Canoles Attorneys Named as Top Lawyers 2017/18 in CoVaBIZ Magazine
    Kaufman & Canoles Announces New Practice Group: Eminent Domain
    Kaufman & Canoles Forms Group Specializing in Eminent Domain Issues
    Mark A. Short Named President of the Newport News Bar Association
    Real Estate Strategies Update – “Inverse Condemnation” Explained
    Discovery and Rules of Evidence in Eminent Domain
    Pre-Condemnation Planning for Landowners: A Property Owner Checklist
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Mark A. Short
11815 Fountain Way
Suite 400
Newport News, VA 23606
37.0862089,-76.4724072

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