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Daily Archives: January 17, 2012

‘Influential Women’ nominations sought

Virginia Lawyers Weekly will host the fourth annual “Influential Women of Virginia” program this May. We are now accepting nominations for the Class of 2012. The Influential Women awards honor high-achieving women across the commonwealth. They recognize the outstanding efforts ...

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Episcopal church wins control of state churches (access required)

FAIRFAX (AP) The Episcopal Church should be restored as the owner of several historic churches in Virginia, a Fairfax circuit judge has ruled, years after the denomination was essentially evicted by local congregations dismayed with Episcopal leadership’s liberal theology. In ...

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ODBA to highlight appeals at winter confab (access required)

The Old Dominion Bar Association will host a day-long program on appellate procedure from general district court to the Supreme Court of Virginia on Jan. 28. The ODBA’s winter meeting will take place at the William & Mary law school ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Dec. 9, 2011, a Virginia State Bar Fourth District – Section I Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to William P. Wittig of Arlington for violating a professional rule that governs diligence. This discipline was an agreed disposition ...

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The VBA Legislative Agenda for the 2012 session (access required)

Highlights of legislation backed by the Virginia Bar Association, the Boyd-Graves Conference, the Virginia Family Law Coalition and the Virginia Alternative Dispute Resolution Joint Committee. Rules of Evidence. The Boyd-Graves Conference strongly supports passage of the Virginia Rules of Evidence ...

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No Hearing On Officer Grievance (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court denies an administrative hearing to a police officer who protests receiving a performance evaluation that rated him at the “Contributor” level for 2009-2010, which allegedly was lower than previous performance ratings. The Employment Dispute Resolution Board ...

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Benefits Terminated for Noncompliance (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a commission decision terminating employee’s temporary total disability benefits after employee failed to comply with his physician’s instruction to return for evaluation; there was no evidence of continuing disability. Employee worked as a driver before ...

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