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Monthly Archives: April 2012

VTLA elects officers, board (access required)

The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association elected new officers and board members March 31 at The Greenbrier. The slate for 2012-2013 is as follows: Lisa P. O’Donnell, President Bertini O’Donnell & Hammer PC Norfolk Barbara S. Williams, President-Elect Barbara S. Williams ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On March 20, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public reprimand to Jan C. Smith of White Stone for violating professional rules that govern diligence and communication. This discipline was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges against Smith, ...

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VLF announces new leader for Virginia CLE (access required)

The Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the Virginia Law Foundation has named Raymond White, an attorney currently in private practice in Albany, N.Y., as the next executive director of Virginia CLE. Virginia CLE is the bar-sponsored provider of continuing ...

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Law library group to meet at UR (access required)

The Virginia Association of Law Libraries will hold its spring meeting on April 13 at the University of Richmond School of Law. The day-long program includes a session on Digitization Project Management, using as an example the Frank S. Tavenner ...

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Vieth named VLW News Editor (access required)

Peter Vieth has been named as News Editor at Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Previously, he served as Legal Editor after rejoining the staff in 2008. He served as a Legal Reporter for the paper in the early 1990s while getting his ...

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Experts: Obstetrician should have discussed shoulder dystocia risks – $900,000 Settlement (access required)

In 2004, plaintiff began receiving prenatal care. During the course of prenatal care, the history, physical examinations, and tests showed the plaintiff had an increased risk for encountering shoulder dystocia during a vaginal delivery, including but not limited to, excessive ...

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