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Monthly Archives: October 2011

CRM: Tools to manage current clients and drum up business (access required)

Customer relationship management software can help attorneys manage clients, calendars, tasks and more, either in one application or a suite of applications. Here are some examples that can help you drum up new business, manage your current client base and ...

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Driver flipped license plate to save toll

NEW YORK (AP) — A Virginia truck driver used a device that could have come from a James Bond movie to try to get out of paying the $65 toll to cross the George Washington Bridge into New York City, ...

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Collections Lawyer Liable for Attorney’s Fees (access required)

Having found defendant lawyer in fact authorized counsel to settle this suit alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, a Richmond U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and orders defendant ...

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No ‘Good Will’ Damages for Malpractice Suit (access required)

On reconsideration, a Richmond Circuit Court says plaintiff, a financial services company, may not seek damages for loss of good will in its legal malpractice action against defendant firm, and the court sustains the law firm’s demurrer and dismisses the ...

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Kinser: Don’t tinker with Rules of Evidence (access required)

ROANOKE–Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser urged the General Assembly to vote thumbs-up or down on the court’s newly endorsed Rules of Evidence without any tweaking of individual rules. The court presented the rules to the Virginia Code ...

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Take this job and …

If you think the idea being a lawyer sounded better before you went to law school, took the bar exam and started practice, you are not alone. “Attorney” made the list of the “Most Overrated Jobs of 2011,” just released ...

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