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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fairfax lawyer, VSB fight over ‘virtual offices’ (access required)

A lawyer using rented conference rooms as “virtual offices” for client meetings with contract lawyers emerged almost unscathed from a battle with the Virginia State Bar over advertising issues. The Fairfax attorney agreed to a public reprimand without terms and promised several marketing changes to resolve complaints about the promotion of his practice on the Internet. The case presented issues of first impression about Internet marketing and “virtual” law offices, according to an agreed order from a three-judge attorney discipline panel.

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Condo Retrofitting with Firestops Not Required (access required)

In this second appeal challenging the State Building Code Technical Review Board’s determination not to require retrofitting a 35-year old condominium with firestops, the Court of Appeals affirms the Review Board’s interpretation of the Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC) and ...

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Dad’s Video Showed Visitation Exchanges (access required)

In proceedings mother instigated to revoke father’s suspended sentence for assault and battery, a majority of the Court Appeals affirms mother’s 10-day jail sentence for summary contempt under Va. Code § 18.2-456(1); father’s recorded and testimonial evidence contradicted mother’s claims ...

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