The Floyd County Bar Association has elected new officers for 2012-13. They are: •?Jonathan Rogers, President •?Harrison Schroeder, Vice President •?Tammy Belinsky, Secretary •?Dale Profitt, Treasurer.Read More »
Monthly Archives: July 2012
Lucy S. McGough has become the new dean at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy. She succeeds Dean Clinton Shinn, who had held the position since 2006; he will return to full-time teaching. McGough comes to ASL after more ...Read More »
The number of big-figure malpractice claims against law firms has increased, according to a new insurance industry survey. “Claims severity has increased significantly in the last year,” said Eileen Garczynski, author of “Lawyers’ Professional Liability Claims Trends: 2012.” Garczynski is ...
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This partial listing of law clerks includes those who have served Supreme Court justices who have been in active service during the 26 years Virginia Lawyers Weekly has been published. CURRENT JUSTICES: Hon. Cynthia D. Kinser, Supreme Court of Virginia, ...Read More »
In the beginning there were three. Clerks, that is. Fifty years ago this month, the Supreme Court of Virginia hired its first class of judicial law clerks. And that first class had three members: John Pedigo, law clerk for Justice ...Read More »
This wrongful death action was originally filed as a personal injury suit for failure to diagnose lung cancer. The plaintiff died during the pendency of the case, and it was amended to a wrongful death action, prosecuted by two adult ...Read More »