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Six new members to join VSB EC

 VIRGINIA BEACH—The Virginia State Bar Council is expected to appoint Tracy A. Giles of Roanoke, Kevin E. Martingayle of Virginia Beach and Susan M. Pesner of McLean to its executive committee tomorrow. The will replace Judith L. Rosenblatt of Virginia ...

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Members of Diversity Conference are named (access required)

Virginia State Bar President Jon D. Huddleston has named the first members of the Diversity Conference recommended last June by the VSB Council and approved later by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Manuel A. Capsalis, the Arlington lawyer and immediate ...

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Supreme Court grants 14 appeals

Two statute of limitations cases, one involving an allegation of legal malpractice, are among the 14 granted appeals the Supreme Court of Virginia has posted on its Web site this month. The SOL cases are Laura Anna Head Kelley v. ...

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Wise County judge no longer hearing cases

Wise County Circuit Judge Joseph R. Carico will not be sitting on the bench until further notice, according to his two colleagues in the 30th Circuit. Earlier this month, Judges John C. Kilgore and Tammy S. McElyea told attorneys that ...

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Court finds money for substitutes (access required)

Virginia courts now know how much money they will have to hire substitute judges next year to plug the holes left open by the General Assembly during the last legislative session. Karl Hade, executive secretary of the Supreme Court of ...

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