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Former soccer player convicted of biting opponent (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE — A former Fluvanna County prep soccer player has been convicted of charges that she bit an opponent during a game. Media outlets report that 18-year-old Katrina Ditta received a suspended sentence Monday after a judge found her guilty ...

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Benjamin R. Lacy IV (access required)

Richmond lawyer Benjamin R. Lacy died July 16. He was 61. A native of Roanoke, he graduated from Davidson College in 1972 and from the University of Richmond law school in 1975. He was a partner in the Richmond-based firm ...

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James R. McKenry (access required)

Longtime Virginia Beach lawyer James R. McKenry died July 10 at his home. He was 77. A native of Richmond, he grew up in Lynchburg and graduated from the University of Virginia in 1959. He earned his law degree from ...

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Robert H. Patterson (access required)

Longtime McGuireWoods leader Robert H. Patterson Jr. died July 12, 60 years after he become the ninth lawyer at a Richmond firm then called McGuire, Eggleston, Bocock & Wood. He was 85. From humble beginnings – growing up on Church ...

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Employees conspiring to steal your business? (access required)

Every corporate counsel knows that departing employees often take some form of an employer’s confidential and proprietary information to use at their next job. It is a fact of business and to some limited extent, little can be done (cost-effectively) ...

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Notes from the VBA summer meeting

HOT SPRINGS—Members of the Virginia Bar Association made their way to the mountains this past weekend for the group’s summer meeting, the highlight of which was the Virginia senatorial debate between two ex-governors, Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine. ...

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Sticking to the script: Ethics issues can arise with metadata mining (access required)

Electronic documents can tell a tale at odds with the surface script, and dealing with “metadata” can present temptations to corporate counsel when an email hits the wrong person’s inbox. Metadata includes the hidden information that describes the history, tracking ...

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