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Law as a Second Career: The kid from “The Wonder Years”

We’ve have Lawyer Could-Have-Beens (people who got a law degree but went into other work) and Lawyer Once-Weres (people who formerly practiced but went into other work). How about people who did something else first, then turned to Law as ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Oct. 9, a Virginia State Bar Seventh District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Leesburg lawyer Christopher J. Agresto for violating disciplinary rules that govern diligence and safekeeping property. According to the VSB, this disicpline was an ...

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One more post-election question answered

After Tuesday’s GOP takeover of state government, one question that may not have been asked much was this: What next for Tim Kaine? Here’s what the governor will be doing: teaching, at least part of the time. Yesterday at the ...

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Two lawyers cleared of contempt

The Supreme Court of Virginia today exonerated two Hampton Roads lawyers held in contempt for presuming that Norfolk Circuit Judge Chuck Griffith would grant continuances in their clients’ criminal trials. Both lawyers – Ken Singleton and Gordon Zedd – arranged ...

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Four new questions following Election Day

Yesterday of course was Election Day in the Old Dominion. The GOP swept all three statewide offices behind Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell. The Republicans picked up three House of Delegates seats, with three more possible; in races in Fairfax, Lynchburg and ...

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Lawyer Could-Have-Been: Gerard Butler

The latest Lawyer Could-Have-Been is studly Scottish actor Gerard Butler. Butler earned a law degree from the University of Glasgow, and he worked briefly at a law firm in Edinburgh until the acting bug bit. Butler starred as King Leonidas ...

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