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The Virginia Lawyers Weekly Experts Survey

On November 29, Virginia Lawyers Weekly featured the results of our Experts Survey. This reference appeared in a special section of Virginia Lawyers Weekly and is available year-round on our website. See the 2010 Experts Survey To have your business ...

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VLW V&S Search of the Week

Q: I have an auto-accident case in Richmond Circuit Court. How do similar cases fare in this jurisdiction? A: To begin your search, start at the V&S homepage at verdicts.valawyersweekly.com. After logging in, click on “Verdicts & Settlements menu” and ...

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Photos from Leaders in the Law

Virginia Lawyers Weekly held its fifth annual Leaders in the Law reception and awards ceremony on Oct. 21, 2010. Click here to see a slideshow of photos from the event. If you attended the reception and have photos you would ...

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Town’s last police officer resigns

It may be a good time to live outside the law in Brookneal. The last remaining police officer in the Campbell County town has quit the force, reports The News & Advance. Officer Scott Earhart put in his resignation on ...

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Two more seek Supreme Court seat

Robert J. Humphreys, a member of the Virginia Court of Appeals, and Glen A. Huff, a former law partner of Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, have asked to be considered for the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia that will ...

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U.Va. law students compare their tattoos

When Virginia Lawyers Weekly published its Dress Code Survey results back in July, a resounding 89 percent of poll-takers shook their heads at showing off tattoos. But a handful of University of Virginia law students recently dared to bare their ...

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First candidate for Supreme Court vacancy emerges

L. Steven Emmert, perhaps the most active appellate attorney in state courts and the host of the popular www.virginia-appeals.com website, says he will seek the Supreme Court of Virginia seat that will be created by the retirement of Justice Lawrence ...

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McGuireWoods’ fees cut in class action case

A federal judge in Los Angeles has slashed McGuireWoods’ attorneys fees from $12 million to $500,000 in an antitrust case against West Publishing Corp., citing an “egregious breach of ethical duties.” The class action suit, filed by consumers who were ...

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Writs granted and denied by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Virginia held its writ panel session earlier this month, and has issued the first flush of petitions for appeal granted. Nursing home arbitration, the slayer statute, and an allegedly excessive $9 million jury award are among ...

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