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Summer Associates Salary Survey 2008 (access required)

The pay and hiring rates for summer associates at major Virginia law firms remain strong and steady, according to an exclusive survey by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Many major law firms are hiring as many or more summer associates in 2008 ...

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U.Va. prof is identity theft victim

Thieves used the Social Security number of a University of Virginia microchemistry professor to steal $22,000 from his credit card account, reports The Daily Progress. Patrick Grant’s personal information was among the data on U.Va. faculty that was breached twice ...

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Lottery ticket is guaranteed loser, says professor

A Washington & Lee business professor studied those scratch ticket games run by the Virginia lottery and concluded that the state continues to sell tickets in a game even after the big prizes for that game have been won. Buying ...

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Chapter 8: RSS feeds, jobs and us

In this chapter, we’ll cover a few last points about the site, from RSS feeds to job-seeking to information about our company and products. RSS feeds One of the enhancements to Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s new site is the availability of ...

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February 2008 Virginia Bar Exam Results (access required)

Editor’s Note: Below are the names of the successful candidates who sat for the February 2008 Virginia bar examination. Congratulations! A Maha-Rebekah Ramos Abejuela, Sterling; Aamra Sultana Ahmad, Washington, DC; Ali Alavi, Vienna; Steven Isaiah Amchan, Arlington; Lela Marie Ames, ...

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Municipal – Public Employee – Grievability – FMLA Leave (access required)

A city employee who had a medical release to work after illness that only restricted him from “climbing ladders,” but who was required by the city to sit out pending the city’s own medical evaluation of his condition, can grieve ...

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Criminal – Sentence – Embezzlement – Restitution (access required)

A defendant convicted of embezzlement in 1995, who on four separate occasions already has been summoned or brought before the court for his failure to obey the court’s orders that he make restitution, again appears before the court for the ...

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Civil Procedure – Attorney’s Fees – Continuance – Hearing (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court is obliged to hold an evidentiary hearing to consider plaintiff’s request for attorney’s fees in light of the court’s earlier grant of a continuance to allow defendant to be with his mother who had fallen, and ...

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Domestic Relations – Vermont Civil Union – Dissolution (access required)

A Roanoke County Circuit Court recognizes that the “civil union” entered into by two women in the State of Vermont is void in Virginia, and the court cannot otherwise order any relief to a complainant who filed a petition asking ...

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