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Ex-attorney indicted for alleged embezzlement

The other shoe has dropped for Franklin lawyer J. Edward Moyler Jr., who was indicted yesterday on nine counts of embezzlement. As Virginia Lawyers Weekly reported last month, Moyler admitted taking millions from a decedent’s account. He also took over ...

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Oversight hampered by privacy laws in abuse cases

The death of a Virginia teenager highlights inconsistent rules on releasing information about child abuse investigations, according to The Washington Post. Despite a report a neighbor made to the Prince William County’s Department of Social Services that 13-year-old Lexie Agyepong-Glover ...

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No coverage for contractor torture claim

In the ongoing talk about torture, recent revelations suggest that private contractors may have stepped in to employ harsh tactics, or at least to suggest their use. Military contractors did not have business insurance coverage for claims by Iraqi nationals that ...

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Briefing underway in rail lawsuit

The lawsuit to block a proposed rail transfer facility in Montgomery County could be heard by September. The Roanoke Times reports that the county is trying to block the project, arguing that Virginia’s constitution forbids state funding of private railroad ...

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#60 (tie) – Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP

3190 Fairview Park Drive Suite 300 Falls Church, VA 22042 (703) 280-9260 (703) 280-9139 (fax) 17 Lawyers Partners: 8 Associates/Of Counsel: 9 Offices: Six offices with 151 lawyers total Billing Rates: Partners: $400-590 (per hour) Associates: $290-370 (per hour) Annual ...

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# 60 (tie) – Surovell, Markle, Isaacs & Levy PLC

4010 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 251-5400 (703) 591-2149 (fax) 17 Lawyers Partners: 7 Associates/Of Counsel: 10 Offices: Fairfax Billing Rates Partners: $325-450/hr Associates: $150-300/hr Annual billable hours expected of associates: 1650 Web site address: www.smillaw.com Founded: June 2, ...

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#30 – Jackson Lewis LLP

10701 Parkridge Blvd. Suite 300 Reston, VA 20191 (703) 483-8300 (703) 483-8301 (fax) 35 Lawyers Partners: 22 Associates/Of Counsel: 13 Offices: 600 attorneys in 45 offices firm wide, three offices in Virginia Annual billable hours expected of associates: 1,900 Web ...

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Wilkinson opposes higher in-state requirement

Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals spoke out against legislation to require more Virginians be admitted to state colleges. During the University of Virginia’s commencement Sunday, Judge Wilkinson said that requiring UVA to ...

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