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1,100 state workers to get the ax?

The Washington Post is reporting that Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine will propose layoffs for 1,100 state employees and a 30-cent increase in the cigarette tax to balance the state budget.  Another 700 vacant state jobs would not be filled ...

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Service of process by Facebook?

Don’t try this in Virginia, but it appears to have worked in Australia – up to a point. Frustrated at not being able to serve a foreclosure notice by conventional means, an Australian lawyer sent the legal documents to a ...

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Service of process by Facebook?

Don’t try this in Virginia, but it appears to have worked in Australia – up to a point. Frustrated at not being able to serve a foreclosure notice by conventional means, an Australian lawyer sent the legal documents to a ...

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William Courtney King Jr. dies

William Courtney King Jr., a civic leader and long-time Roanoke attorney, died this past Sunday. He was 85. Mr. King served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. After working in New York City, he practiced ...

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Tort – Defamation – Bar Complaint

A divorce lawyer’s defamation case can proceed against a client’s father-in-law who allegedly cited “the Duke case” and threatened the lawyer with a bar complaint unless the lawyer’s and husband’s “actions” toward wife and granddaughter “progress[ed] in the right direction,” ...

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