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Attorney Patrick Kernan Speaks at Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam’s Roundtable Event

On August 14, Kernan & Associates' attorney, Patrick Kernan, spoke at Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam’s Small Business Owner Roundtable event. During the two-hour session with Lt. Gov. Northam, Patrick discussed the opportunities and challenges veteran run businesses encounter. He also spoke on the limited options for financing veteran start-ups, as well as Virginia’s lack of contract set-aside options for veterans. Lt. Gov. Northam talked about the success of the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) program. The V3 Program aims to educate companies on the benefits of recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining veterans. The V3 Program also helps committed companies meet the program's hiring goals.