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Carolina court money struggles sound familiar

With financial pressures putting the squeeze on state budgets across the country, it’s no surprise Virginia is not the only state where money battles put judges and lawmakers at odds. The Charlotte Observer reports the North Carolina legislature is seeking ...

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New law to allow notarization by videoconference (access required)

Virginia is poised to become the first state in the country to allow remote document notarization, a move that could make life easier for real estate professionals and others involved in transactions requiring proof of identity. Supporters say the change ...

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Celebrating 22 years of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly has been publishing for 25 years, since 1986. We’ve been publishing our “Largest Law Firms” feature for 22 years, since 1989. This week’s issue contains the magazine insert with the 2011 edition of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms.” ...

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Roanoke bar foundation to hold gala on May 6 (access required)

The Roanoke Bar Association Foundation will hold its sixth annual gala on May 6 at The Shenandoah Club in downtown Roanoke to benefit the Roanoke City Public Schools Teachers’ Fund and the Roanoke Bar Association Foundation. The black tie optional ...

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Russell V. Palmore Jr. (access required)

Russell V. Palmore Jr., a Richmond lawyer and chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, died April 7 following surgery for cataracts. He was 64. Mr. Palmore was an associate and partner at Troutman Sanders LLP and its predecessor, Mays ...

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Joseph M. Winston Jr. (access required)

Joseph Mosby Winston Jr., a founder of the Clement & Wheatley law firm in Danville, died April 7 at his home in Williamsburg. He was 95. A native of Richmond, he graduated from Randolph-Macon College and the University of Virginia ...

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Sign of the Times? (access required)

Many signs point to better economic times, but the biggest law firms in Virginia may be showing the fallout from the recession just now. During the worst stretch of the downturn, many law firms held steady and did not report ...

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Assembly delays election of judges until late April (access required)

The state appears unlikely to get any new judges elected before April 25 at the earliest, although the General Assembly moved closer to filling two vacancies on the Supreme Court of Virginia. The Republican caucus in the House of Delegates ...

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