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Good guy: Mike Pace

Several years ago, Roanoke lawyer Mike Pace was sitting at the dinner table with his wife Nancy and daughters Maggi and Cate. They were talking about Maggi’s social studies class in school; the kids were studying the different branches of ...

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Remembering Chief Justice Carrico (access required)

For many in Virginia, he was the face of the Supreme Court of Virginia. For years, a generation of lawyers had known no other chief justice. Former Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harry L. Carrico died Jan. 27 in Richmond. ...

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IOLTA bill killed for 2013 session (access required)

A compromise bill to remove barriers to automatic use of attorney trust accounts to generate funding for legal aid cleared a House of Delegates Courts Committee only to be killed by its sponsor on the floor of the House. House ...

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Virginia Beach poultry prosecution questioned

VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) — Civil liberties attorneys are defending a Virginia Beach woman who was told by city officials she could not raise chickens on her property. The Rutherford Institute says it is challenging in state Supreme Court a city ...

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FINRA Arbitration Upheld for Municipal Bond ‘Customer’ (access required)

A Virginia healthcare company is a “customer” of the financial services companies it hired to structure its municipal bond offering, and it entitled to FINRA arbitration of its claims that it was fraudulently induced to issue over $234 million in ...

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