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VBA, APABA list Supreme Court evaluations (access required)

The Virginia Bar Association and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association have submitted their evaluations of the latest round of candidates for the Supreme Court of Virginia to the chairmen of the Senate and House Courts of Justice Committees. The ...

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Even more Supreme Court candidates (access required)

Two 27th Circuit judges have made a late entry into the competition for a seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia just as more statewide bar groups are sending their evaluations of a second round of candidates to legislators. Judges ...

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Court affirms med mal defense verdict (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia upheld today a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case from Rockingham County in which the testimony of the plaintiff’s expert on the standard of care was a key issue. Plaintiff suffered partial paralysis of ...

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VSB dues to be reduced by $25

If a $10 dues reduction sounded good, how about $25? The Virginia State Bar Executive Committee has adopted a 2011-12 budget that would reduce annual dues from $250 annually to $225, plus the $25 assessment for the Clients’ Protection Fund. ...

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VSB committee vets Supreme Court candidates (access required)

The judicial nominating committee of the Virginia State Bar has found five of the eight candidates it interviewed on Tuesday to be highly qualified for a seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia. They are Virginia Court of Appeals Judge ...

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