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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Thomas J. Middleton Jr. (access required)

Thomas J. Middleton Jr., a retired Fairfax County circuit judge, died Feb. 2. He was 82. A native of Everett, Mass., Judge Middleton served in the U.S. Army after graduating from high school before graduating from Boston College. He worked ...

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Samuel I. White (access required)

Samuel I. White, a World War II veteran and a founder of one of the state’s largest collections and foreclosure firms, died Feb. 9 at his home in Virginia Beach. He was 89. Mr. White received a Silver Star while ...

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Benjamin F. Sutherland (access required)

Benjamin F. Sutherland, a retired Clintwood lawyer who practiced for 60 years, died Feb. 13 in Winston-Salem, N.C., following a long illness. He was 92. He graduated in 1938 from Berea College in Kentucky and earned a master’s degree two ...

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Irving M. King (access required)

Irving Maurice King, a native of Ashland who became a labor and civil rights lawyer in Chicago, died Feb. 6 of lung cancer. He was 79. Mr. King graduated from Hampton Institute and won a fellowship to Yale Law School. ...

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Mark J. Hulkower (access required)

Mark J. Hulkower, a former federal prosecutor and a prominent criminal defense attorney for the Washington firm of Steptoe & Johnson, died from colon cancer on Feb. 5 at Capital Hospice in Arlington. He was 53. A native of the ...

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House wants more Supreme Court candidates (access required)

A press release from Del. Dave Albo, chairman of the House Courts of Justice Committee, underscores the uncertainty surrounding the replacement of two justices on the Supreme Court of Virginia – and for filling possible lower courts vacancies as well. ...

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Lawyer beats pro se malpractice lawsuit (access required)

The slightly built woman stands, apparently alone, on a busy corner in bustling Tysons Corner, Virginia. In the video she posted on YouTube, she is dwarfed by the office buildings behind her and appears in danger of being blown over ...

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Guardianship process works fine, despite some concerns (access required)

Despite one lawyer’s concerns about the diligence of attorneys appointed to protect the interests of disabled adults, attorneys and advocates around the state say Virginia’s adult guardianship process generally works as intended. The issue was raised this month by elder ...

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Pro se plaintiff gets jury trial in legal malpractice case – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff initially retained the defendant attorney and his law firm in April 2005 in connection with an insurance fraud cause of action against New York Life Insurance Company and its agent, Suk-Ku Lim. The plaintiff alleged that Lim fraudulently ...

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TMBI, PTSD allegations challenged in NoVa wreck – $600,000 Settlement (access required)

While traveling approximately 55 mph on Interstate 495 South in Northern Virginia, the defendant veered sharply to the right across three lanes of traffic and struck the plaintiff in the off-ramp for I-95 South. The collision resulted in several impacts ...

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