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U.S. Attorney MacBride to step down

Neil H. MacBride, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, will resign next month after one four-year term in the office. MacBride’s office is in the midst of investigations of both Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and the WikiLeaks ...

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Headed in-house? Check the pay scale

“So I told him that if he wanted a third child, someone was going to have to go in-house.” A female lawyer to her colleague, overheard at a Virginia Bar Association meeting The dream of a more manageable schedule for ...

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Court says no to civil rights ‘dating’ claim

It’s no game for a dating claim, in a case filed by two FBI trainees who were booted from the Training Academy for their extramarital romance. The personal right to privacy recognized under the Constitution includes marriage, procreation, contraception and ...

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Federal court seeks guidance on Virginia business conspiracy law (access required)

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is asking the Supreme Court of Virginia to help interpret Virginia law relating to the state’s business conspiracy statute. A request for guidance on state law from a federal court has been a ...

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VSB website maintenance canceled

The previously announced website outage for the Virginia State Bar has been cancelled. The state was planning a change in vendors hosting the VSB’s  website on Thursday. The site was expected to go down for 24 hours beginning at 5 ...

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‘Leaders in the Law’ for 2013 named


Virginia Lawyers Media, the publisher of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, has announced the 2013 class of “Leaders in the Law.” Now in its eighth year, this awards program recognizes the lawyers across the commonwealth who are setting the standard for other ...

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