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Lawyer has duty to keep case on docket (access required)

A Newport News circuit judge has ruled that an attorney has an obligation to take affirmative action to keep a general district court civil case on the docket if he fails to get service on the defendant. Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr. said such an analysis obviated a need to resolve a conflict between Virginia Code ...