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VSB proposes new rule for departing lawyers

To address the often contentious scene where lawyers jump ship from a law firm to set sail on their own, the Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Legal Ethics has proposed a new addition to the Virginia Rules of Professional ...

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Court names Access to Justice Commission

The Supreme Court of Virginia has announced the makeup of the inaugural Access to Justice Commission, a new panel aimed at opening courthouse doors for those impaired by poverty, disability or language barriers. The 18-member commission will be chaired by ...

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2013 in Review – Daily Alert (access required)


Our Daily Alert email service provides you the latest in legal news every weekday morning – you get links to the stories we report on our website and in our three blogs, as well as items from news operations across ...

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Lawyer fined, disciplined for trial behavior

A Virginia Beach lawyer has agreed to a public reprimand and five years’ probation with the Virginia State Bar after being found in contempt for “sarcastic and rude” behavior at a trial this year. The penalties are a replay of ...

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