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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Local Government Attorneys tap new leaders (access required)

The Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, Inc. has elected new officers and its board of directors for 2011-12. The new officers and directors took office Sept. 1. They are: President, Jacob P. Stroman IV, Spotsylvania County Attorney Vice President, Angela ...

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Justice Souter is no Meryl Streep (access required)

Most of us have sent notes to out alma maters catching our classmates up on the things we’ve been up to since graduation. And guess what – retired Supreme Court justices do too. Retired Justice David Souter caught his Harvard ...

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National Labor Relations Board: Facebook firings (access required)

Employees who were fired over comments made on Facebook were illegally terminated, an Administrative Law Judge for the National Labor Relations Board has determined. As part of its recent focus on social media, the NLRB filed a complaint against a ...

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Lawyers learn of jury verdict in chambers

Is it proper for a judge to reveal a jury verdict to lawyers before it is announced in open court? The Daily Press puts this practice into question after a recent criminal trial in Hampton Circuit Court. After the verdict ...

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Simon M. Osnos (access required)

Simon M. Osnos of Potomac, Md., an attorney in Fairfax, died Aug. 18 of cancer. Mr. Osnos was a graduate of Boston University and Georgetown Law School. After working at the Central International Law Firm in Seoul, Korea, he founded ...

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Using a new LinkedIn feature to market your firm (access required)

LinkedIn has recently launched a new feature hoping to meet the marketing needs of lawyers, even those who have been hesitant to embrace Web 2.0. Company Pages are similar to individual LinkedIn profiles, but for companies or firms. They are ...

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