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The VLW 2012 Survey of ADR Providers (access required)

Help drive business to your ADR group by participating in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Survey. On August 27, Virginia Lawyers Weekly will feature the results of our Survey of ADR Providers. This reference will appear in a special section of ...

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Capitol Square protesters accept deal with prosecutor (access required)

Thirty women’s-rights activists arrested at the state Capitol in March have accepted an agreement with prosecutors that would allow them to avoid jail. Richmond General District Court David E. Cheek took the cases under advisement after the protesters accepted the ...

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Voter advocacy group wins case in 4th Circuit (access required)

A voter advocacy group says a court ruling giving the public access to Virginia’s voter-registration applications has national implications. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a lower court’s ruling that a federal law ...

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Virginia Law Foundation taps new officers, board members (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH–The Virginia Law Foundation board of directors elected new officers for 2012-13 at its annual meeting June 15. They are: President: Manuel A. Capsalis (Leesburg) President-Elect: James V. Meath (Richmond) Vice-President: John D. Epps (Richmond) Secretary: Yvonne C. McGhee, ...

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Damages in Virginia Tech cases reduced to $100K/family (access required)

ROCKY MOUNT — A judge has upheld a jury’s negligence verdict against the state from the 2007 mass killings at Virginia Tech, but has sharply reduced damages awarded to two families. According to media reports, Franklin County Circuit Judge William ...

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The email revolution: More than just a smiley face (access required)

Years ago, the daily mail delivery was a major event at our law firm. In fact, we had a staff person assigned to walk to the Post Office sorting room every day at 10 a.m., so we didn’t have to ...

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No-charge client visit can pay off big (access required)

The most cost-effective business development strategy for any firm is to expand current services with existing clients. Current clients are already in hand and don’t have to be identified and wooed. They offer great potential for leverage, as new services ...

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