In this suit by a home seller who used a lawyer, real estate agent and a power of attorney granted to his uncle to sell his home while he was incarcerated in 2003, an Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses claims ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: October 2008
In this suit by a nonprofit corporation claiming “identity theft” by its former executive director and suing for trademark infringement, cybersquatting, conspiracy and other business torts, an Alexandria U.S. District Court denies defendants’ objection to an order to disclose communications ...Read More »
A woman who alleged sexual harassment and named Shaw Constructors as the only employer in her EEOC filing did not exhaust her claim against the other defendants named in her lawsuit, Shaw Group and Shaw Services, and the Richmond U.S. ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar Council resoundingly rejected today a proposal for mandatory legal malpractice insurance by a 60-11 vote. Almost 92 percent of 17,393 state lawyers who represent clients drawn from the public already have such insurance, and only one ...Read More »
The Executive Committee of the Virginia State Bar voted unanimously this afternoon, with President Manual A. Capsalis abstaining, to recommend rejection of a proposal for mandatory legal malpractice insurance in the state. Several members at first expressed reluctance to take ...
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The Virginia Board of Bar Examiners has posted the results for the July 2008 Bar Exam this afternoon. Of the candidates who sat for the exam this past summer in Roanoke, 1163 (or 79.9 percent) received a passing score. About 100 ...Read More »