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iPhone apps for attorneys (access required)

The enormously popular iPhone has become a hit for tech enthusiasts in all fields – and attorneys are no exception. Several tech-savvy lawyers gave Lawyers USA the low down on which iPhone applications (apps) are their favorites. Jott What it ...

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Virginia caller’s wiretaps illegal out of state (access required)

A Virginia executive who secretly recorded his telephone calls with workers in Massachusetts can be sued in the Bay State, even though his calls may be legal in Virginia, in a new decision reported by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. A Massachusetts ...

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Legal Trends to watch in 2010: Changes in law practice     (access required)

Our presentation of Trends 2010 continues with a discussion of changes in law practice or in how lawyers will be approaching their work in the coming year. Among the developments we will be following are: E-filing in state courts. It ...

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Supreme Court will hear bridge contract appeal (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia will get a chance to interpret Virginia Code Sec. 33.1-386, which requires a contractor to submit any claim for damages against the Virginia Department of Transportation “at the time of the occurrence or beginning of ...

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Who dat backing down over “Who Dat?”

It was all a misunderstanding over “Who Dat?” Really it was. That’s what I’d say too if I’d stepped in it and aggravated as many people as the justifiably excited fan base of the Super Bowl-bound New Orleans Saints. And ...

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Protecting your data on the go (access required)

Portable electronic devices have changed the way lawyers do business. Laptops, flash drives, smart phones – these mobile gadgets provide the freedom to work on the go and the convenience of having 24/7 access to computer files. But just how ...

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Legal trends to watch in 2010: The Marketplace (access required)

Every year we dust off the crystal ball and swirl the tea leaves, seeking to predict what a new year will hold for lawyers and legal profession in Virginia. And this year is no different, except we’re doing something a ...

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Tort reform proposal dies

State health care organizations wanted a pilot project to look at something other than a hard-nosed “deny and defend” response to a medical error. But the proposal from the Joint Commission on Health Care died this afternoon when the civil ...

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