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Willard Finney (access required)

Willard R. Finney, a retired Rocky Mount lawyer and a former member of the House of Delegates, died Jan. 10 after a lengthy illness. He was 84. A native of Franklin County, Mr. Finney served in World War II and ...

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Tobacco manufacturer says distributor didn’t pay its bills – $5,257,644 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff Virginia Brands is a cigarette manufacturer and produced cigarettes for the defendant Kingston Tobacco under a contract in which Kingston Tobacco agreed to pay for the cigarettes and associated regulatory charges incurred by Virginia Brands. After Kingston Tobacco’s ...

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IOLTA Web Poll

In 1995, the General Assembly put an end to mandatory IOLTA for Virginia lawyers. Sixteen years later, supporters of legal services for the poor, including the Virginia Bar Association, are launching a push to revive mandatory Interest on Lawyers’ Trust ...

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