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Study to look at Northern Va.'s future water supply (access required)

WASHINGTON—A regional commission is beginning a long-term study of Northern Virginia’s water supply, analyzing everything from future demand to contingency plans for droughts and shortages. The analysis by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission is scheduled to be finished in 2011, ...

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Herndon to send officers to federal immigration enforcement (access required)

HERNDON—This Northern Virginia town plans to send at least seven officers to a federal program that trains police officers to enforce U.S. immigration laws, despite concerns from critics. Herndon could become the first locality in the Washington area to start ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On March 28, 2007, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board summarily suspended the law license of Jeffrey Ellis Gonzalez-Perez of Arlington. According to the VSB, the board’s action was based on an order of the District of Columbia Court of ...

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The Weekly Recap (access required)

Editor’s Note: The following selected stories appeared in the VLW Daily E-Mail Alert and as featured daily news links on the VLW Web site, www.valawyersweekly.com, from April 6 to April 11. The originating source of a story is indicated after ...

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Fredericksburg automates parking meter checks (access required)

FREDERICKSBURG—The meter maid is being automated by a system that allows police officers to ticket violators without leaving their patrol cars. The system is called autoChalk. It uses video, laser and GPS technology to replace parking attendants who traditionally have ...

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A race for Fairfax prosecutor, two NoVa vets get a pass

Ray Morrogh, the longtime deputy prosecutor in Fairfax who hopes to succeed his retiring boss, Bob Horan, filed as expected for the local Democratic nomination for commonwealth’s attorney. But he’ll have an opponent this fall: Arlington assistant commonwealth’s attorney Patrick ...

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Supreme Court adopts Clients’ Protection Fund fee

The Supreme Court of Virginia approved on Friday the assessment of a $25 fee on all active members of the Virginia State Bar to support the Clients’ Protection Fund. The approval had been expected because the VSB Council had recommended ...

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Barry new president of Allen firm

The personal injury firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen has named Douglas A. Barry president. As its name indicates, the Allen firm is a family shop and Barry is the first president who is not a family member. Founded ...

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Butler receives Groot professionalism award

The Ted Dalton Chapter of the American Inn of Court has given its annual Roger Groot Professionalism Award to M. Caldwell Butler, the former congressman and longtime Roanoke lawyer. Butler is best known for the political courage he displayed as ...

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