Garth E. Griffith, a Richmond resident and retired general counsel of CSX Corporation, died Feb. 28. He was 82. A native of East Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Griffith held an undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, a law degree from the ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: March 2011
William Newton “Newt” Phillips, a retired Richmond lawyer, died March 1. He was 83. A native of New Church, Mr. Phillips graduated from the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond law school. He served on active and reserve ...Read More »
With 21 formerly frozen seats up for legislative election next month, would-be judges are making their aspirations known. The Daily Times reports four candidates have expressed interest in an Eastern Shore circuit judgeship, left open by the retirement of Glen ...
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Raleigh, NC—My colleague asked me to read a passage for accuracy. The passage mentioned homeowners. When I reviewed the passage, I changed “homeowners” to “property owners” and highlighted “property owners.” When my colleague sent me a revised paragraph to check ...
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State court administrators and Virginia State Bar officials heaved a huge sigh of relief after the General Assembly restored 21 judgeships and rejected a proposal to take $5 million from the VSB budget. These money matters were very much in ...Read More »
Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is almost here. 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 twice. The King Cake is ...Read More »
A widow is denied death benefits when she failed to claim dependency at time of accident and could not show dependency at time of death, in this decision from the Court of Appeals. Howard married Runyon in 2001, about one ...Read More »
ROANOKE — Despite barrels of ink and megabytes of bandwidth devoted to the effect of new technology on attorneys and courts, the subject remains a hot topic whenever lawyers and judges get together. At a recent Roanoke bench-bar meeting, participants ...
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