A former attorney who surrendered her law license after she admitted she stole as much as $450,000 from the firm of Marks & Harrison has been indicted on eight felony embezzlement charges. Kyle Cornelia Leftwich was charged last week by ...Read More »
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A three-judge panel has revoked the license of Norfolk lawyer Mark Kantro for concealing $161,000 in income from his wife during their divorce. Kantro’s attorney, Allan Zaleski, told The Virginian-Pilot that the discipline is unusual because it is based on ...
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Jill Wells Nunnally is the new executive director of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys. Nunnally succeeds Leigh Farmer, who resigned after 19 years in the position. A graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond law ...
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The U.S. Senate last week confirmed the appointment of two U.S. district judges for Virginia, one each for the Eastern and Western Districts. On Wednesday, it approved Arenda L. Wright Allen, the head of the federal defender office in Norfolk, ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled today in unpublished orders that one trial judge correctly analyzed the statute of limitations in a legal malpractice case and another judge justified his decision to remit $200,000 of a $375,000 personal injury award. ...Read More »
Two days, two new federal judges in Virginia. The U.S. Senate followed up its confirmation of Arenda L. Wright Allen yesterday for a seat in the Eastern District by confirming Magistrate Judge Michael F. Urbanksi this afternoon for a position ...Read More »
The U.S. Senate confirmed this afternoon the nomination of Arenda L. Wright Allen for a U.S. district judgeship in Norfolk. Allen has been an assistant federal defender in Norfolk since December 2005 and has headed the office for the past ...Read More »