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Governor appoints Lee to circuit judgeship

Gov. Bob McDonnell has appointed Hopewell lawyer Nathan C. Lee to an unfilled vacancy on the 6th Circuit bench. Lee will assume the position opened by the January retirement of Judge Samuel T. Campbell. During the 2012 General Assembly, the ...

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Bad Driving Record Supports Negligent Hiring Claim (access required)

An auto-accident plaintiff’s allegations about a truck driver’s bad driving record do not support a claim of negligent entrustment, but they do support a claim of negligent hiring and negligent retention, says a Rockingham County Circuit Court. The Supreme Court ...

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William Poff dead at 79

Leading Virginia trial lawyer William B. Poff of Roanoke died Wednesday morning after a long illness. Mr. Poff had been a “role model for lawyers all over this state for more than five decades,” said Senior U.S. District Judge Robert ...

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