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Monthly Archives: February 2011

No Restitution for Shooting Victim’s ‘Indirect Loss’ (access required)

In ordering defendant to pay restitution for shooting a Hampton University dormitory night manager, the Court of Appeals says the trial court cannot include $62,615 for water damage to the victim’s home suffered because he was convalescing at a relative’s ...

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Workplace complaint about Mardi Gras cake

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is one week from tomorrow, on March 8. Be careful how you celebrate in the workplace. If you’re thinking of bringing in a colorful King Cake to share with your office-mates, maybe you should think ...

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Georgetown’s Wendy Perdue is new UR law dean

The University of Richmond has named Georgetown Law Center assistant dean Wendy Perdue as dean of the UR law school, to succeed John Douglass who is stepping down to return full time to the classroom. “She was the clear first ...

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Act quickly when dealing with problem partners (access required)

Partners sometimes disappoint each other. But if one of your partners has a legitimate and serious problem such as alcoholism or anger management issues, you need to face it squarely and quickly while taking all necessary steps to ensure clients ...

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Robert D. Jacobs (access required)

Robert D. Jacobs, a sole practitioner in Richmond, died Feb. 14 from cancer at the home of his sister in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 51. Mr. Jacobs graduated from West Virginia University, where he was a four-year letterman in tennis, ...

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