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No Malpractice Claim After Habeas Relief (access required)

An Augusta County Circuit Court dismisses a legal malpractice suit filed against a lawyer who represented plaintiff on a charge of assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, and who was determined by another court to have provided ineffective assistance of counsel in the criminal case. Where a plaintiff complains an attorney’s negligence resulted in ...