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Gibney appears before Senate committee for Richmond seat (access required)

Richmond lawyer John A. Gibney was well received in a brief appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday afternoon in his quest for a federal judgeship in Richmond. Gibney appeared to benefit from the greater interest of committee members in ...

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VBA Diversity Job Fair set for August (access required)

The Virginia Bar Association will hold its fourth annual diversity job fair Aug. 21 at the Embassy Suites Richmond, 2925 Emerywood Parkway. The deadline for registering is June 14, and the $300 registration fee includes hotel accommodations for Friday night ...

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Richmond attorney arrested in solicitation sting (access required)

P. Christopher Guedri, a prominent Richmond personal injury attorney, was arrested in March on a charge of soliciting a prostitute at a Petersburg motel. Petersburg Commonwealth’s Attorney Cassandra Conover said Guedri and six others arrested in the sting were given ...

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A Ticket Home? (access required)

When a criminal client is offered a deal with no felony record and no jail time, a defense lawyer likely would say, “Take it.” But what might have been good advice changed for an entire class of criminal defendants in ...

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D.C. lawyer faces UPL and felony charge (access required)

A Washington lawyer who took on special education cases in Virginia without a Virginia law license faces a felony charge for allegedly obtaining money by false pretenses along with a misdemeanor charge of practicing law without a license. Authorities expect ...

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Undocumented alien suffers brain injury in workplace fall – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The injured worker was a 40-year-old undocumented alien who worked evenings cleaning office buildings in Northern Virginia. At the time of the accident, the claimant had an average weekly wage of $323, and therefore qualified for a $215 compensation rate. ...

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Custodian contends elbow injury caused by traffic crash – $120,000 Verdict (access required)

A few days after an auto accident, the plaintiff began to suffer pain in her right elbow. She had previously had some numbness and tingling in her right arm years before the accident, but didn’t have any complaints of specific ...

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Wood wins VSB Family Law ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award

Richmond lawyer William C. Wood can take a lot of personal satisfaction in how Virginia family law practice has grown in scope and complexity since he pioneered his specialty practice in Henrico in 1966. One of the deans of the ...

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