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Obama names Heaphy for Western District

President Obama nominated Timothy Heaphy, a partner at McGuireWoods LLP, today to be the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia. Heaphy graduated from the University of Virginia in 1986 and from its law school in 1991.He was a ...

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Some people claim that there’s a woman to blame…

Tony Richardson, the former police chief of Damascus, was in court yesterday for sentencing. Richardson previously had pleaded guilty to eight drug-dealing charges and one weapons charge. His lawyer, Anthony Anderson, told Washington County Circuit Judge Birg Sergent that Richardson did it ...

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Ethics allegation against assistant AG dismissed

An allegation of an ethical violation by the director of the capital litigation unit for the Virginia attorney general’s office has been dismissed at the request of the lawyer appointed to prosecute the case. The charge against Katherine Baldwin Burnett ...

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Montgomery County judges recuse themselves from VT suit

The Virginia Tech shooting lawsuits have been assigned to Judge Colin Gibb of Pulaski since the circuit judges of Montgomery County cited conflicts of interest. The families of shooting victims Julia Pryde and Erin Peterson are suing the state, Virginia ...

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Delegate works for project he helped to fund

The Virginian-Pilot reports that Del. Phil Hamilton, R-Newport News, gets $40,000 a year as a coordinator of an Old Dominion University teacher training center that he sponsored as a legislator. A budget amendment that Hamilton introduced in 2007 provided the ...

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Wilder praises McDonnell

Former Democratic Gov. Doug Wilder has nice things to say about the Republicans’ candidate for governor this year. In an interview with The Washington Times, Wilder complimented GOP nominee Bob McDonnell on his efforts to reach out to Virginians who ...

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Lawyer lands 73-pound cobia

We know we could be opening quite a can of worms by posting lawyer fish stories here, but it’s hard to resist. Here’s a shot of Richmond solo Ed Meade struggling to hold up his 62-inch, 73-pound cobia at a ...

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Carr gets Chesterfield judgeship

Twelfth Circuit judges have appointed D. Gregory Carr, a substitute judge and partner in the firm of Bowen, Champlin, Carr, Foreman & Rockecharlie, to the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court that covers Chesterfield County and Colonial Heights. Carr succeeds ...

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AG alleges VCPA violation by employment companies

Attorney General Bill Mims is accusing three related companies of defrauding job-seekers in Hampton Roads. The complaint in Norfolk Circuit Court alleges that Virginia Employment Services Inc., Virginia Personnel Inc. and New Beginnings Inc. violated the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. ...

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Gas station will pay $2,200 for price gouging

A Lynchburg area gas station cut a deal with the attorney general’s office for charging $5.399 per gallon as Hurricane Ike approached last September. Timberlake Citgo is setting aside $200 to give partial refunds to the 29 customers who filled ...

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