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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Athey nominated for judgeship

Del. Clay Athey has been nominated by fellow legislators for a seat on the 26th Judicial Circuit bench. Athey, a Front Royal attorney, did not seek re-election to the House this year. He is being nominated for the vacancy left ...

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Give great client service (access required)

How do you measure client service? How can you avoid being replaced? There are no easy answers, since client service is measured in the eye of the beholder. Research based on 240 in-depth interviews with corporate counsel conducted by the ...

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Local ‘formula’ support award reversed

A permanent spousal support award cannot be explicitly pegged to the local formula used for temporary support, the Virginia Court of Appeals said today. An appeals court panel reversed a wife’s monthly support award of $4,159 because the record did ...

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Prosecutor decries handling of lawyer’s traffic case

Both the judge and the prosecutor had conflicts of interest in their handling of the case of a Williamsburg lawyer charged with a DUI, according to a substitute prosecutor involved in the case. Charles City County Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Tyler ...

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No Copyright Violation for Georgian Home Design (access required)

A custom home designer/builder in the Williamsburg area loses this suit alleging copyright infringement by defendant builders; the Newport News U.S. District Court says the 18 designs pictured in plaintiff builder’s promotional brochure,“Places to Call Home,” encompass most designs used ...

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