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Lawyers in the News (access required)

Burnett & Williams, a personal injury law firm, has opened a new office in Midlothian. The firm also has offices in Leesburg, Hopewell and Winchester. * * * John Tarley, an attorney with the law firm of Spirn, Tarley, Robinson ...

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Challenge to fees filed in Henrico County

An early test of the constitutionality of Virginia’s civil remedial fees for abusive drivers could come as early as July 24 in Henrico General District Court. Attorneys Craig Cooley and Esther Windmueller have filed a writ of prohibition seeking to ...

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In Memoriam: Thomas D. Taylor

Warsaw lawyer Thomas D. Taylor died of cancer July 6. He was 72. Mr. Taylor was the first black lawyer in the town, according to his family, and he served Warsaw and Richmond County for more than 30 years, they ...

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In Memoriam: Herman T. Benn

Retired Suffolk lawyer Herman T. Benn passed away on June 29 at the age of 95. in 1962 Mr. Benn won a case in which the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregation of courtrooms to be unconstitutional. The Suffolk News-Herald has ...

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In Memoriam: Eugene Derryberry

Roanoke business lawyer Eugene E. Derryberry died on July 5 after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 64. Colleagues remembered him as a mentor who loved teaching the younger lawyers at his firm, Gentry Locke Rakes and Moore. ...

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