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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lawyer artfully asks for honeymoon continuance

A Newport News criminal defense attorney put his language arts skills to work in seeking relief from a court date in conflict with his planned honeymoon. Chad Dorsk was appointed to a heroin distribution case in federal court after another ...

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Troutman names new managing partner for Richmond

Troutman Sanders LLP has appointed John S. West as managing partner of its Richmond office. West, 45, is deputy group leader of the firm’s white collar and government investigations practice. He succeeds Thomas E. duB. “Ted” Fauls, who has led ...

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VSB Council reps elected, conference heads chosen (access required)

Ten new members and 11 incumbents have been elected to the Virginia State Bar Council. One of the “new” members is hardly a stranger to the VSB’s governing body, however. Judith L. Rosenblatt will return after a year’s absence from ...

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Legislature could elect justices during congressional redistricting (access required)

The General Assembly left town last month without filling two vacancies on the Supreme Court of Virginia, and it is unclear just when Senate Democrats and House Republicans will try to resolve their differences on the seats. The legislature will ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

On April 21, Martin Ray Johnson surrendered his license to practice law rather than contest an allegation that he had failed to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client. Johnson did not appear for a jury trial ...

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Marvin C. Bowling Jr. (access required)

Marvin C. Bowling Jr., the retired general counsel, president and chief operating officer of Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, died April 28. He was 83. A native of Henderson, N.C., Mr. Bowling was a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College and the Washington ...

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Robert E. Lee (access required)

Robert E. Lee, a retired Richmond tax attorney, died April 30. He was 68. A native of Philadelphia, Mr. Lee graduated from St. John’s University and Harvard Law School. He began his legal career as an attorney with the Internal ...

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