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Baugh gets pro bono nod (access required)

Richmond defense attorney David Baugh, nationally known for his zealous representation of unpopular criminal clients, is being honored by the Virginia State Bar with its Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award. Baugh, 58, was selected for his work on ...

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U.Va. law student to receive VSB Pro Bono Award (access required)

Third-year University of Virginia law student Ryan Almstead came to law school with the express purpose of doing pro bono work. He was guided by a community-oriented “ethos” he said was instilled in him throughout his life by his parents, ...

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Fairfax Bar Pro Bono awards given (access required)

Pro bono organizers at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP, a law firm based in Baltimore, wanted to give back to Virginia. Even through the firm has an office in Alexandria, several attorneys from the firm’s D.C. office live in Northern ...

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Richmond attorney authors comics on the side (access required)

McGuireWoods attorney Jesse Bausch always has loved comics. Ever since he was a kid growing up in Pennsylvania, Bausch had a hankering for the horror genre and monsters in particular. “I’d always fiddled with comics throughout high school, but I ...

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Van Buren becomes president of VBA (access required)

Norfolk lawyer William R. Van Buren III always has had a healthy respect for the Virginia Bar Association. A corporate lawyer at Kaufman & Canoles, Van Buren said that he could still remember the role-model lawyers he saw working with ...

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Obituary (access required)

Retired Judge John D. Butzner, who served on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals from 1967 to 2000, died Jan. 20. He was 88. A native of Pennsylvania, Judge Butzner served in the U.S. Air Force Weather Service in ...

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Goolsby updates text on corporate law (access required)

Hunton & Williams attorney Allen C. Goolsby knows corporate law in Virginia. In fact, you could say he wrote the book on it. A principal author of the Virginia Stock Corporation Act, Goolsby recently released the second edition of his ...

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New lawyer is the first from Tangier Island (access required)

Tangier Island is known for its talkers, so it’s about time that a lawyer came from there. The small historic island (population: 604) is located about 14 miles into the Chesapeake Bay and is reachable only by boat or plane. ...

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McNamee to join McGuireWoods at AG's term end (access required)

Bernard L. McNamee, chief deputy attorney general of Virginia, will soon join the Richmond office of McGuireWoods LLP as a partner in the energy and utilities division. His practice will focus on representing clients before the Virginia State Corporation Commission ...

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Annunziata receives highest Fairfax Bar honor (access required)

Retired Court of Appeals Judge Rosemarie Annunziata received the Fairfax Bar Association’s Jurisprudence Award on Dec. 5. This award is the highest given by the FBA and it is not given annually but only upon such occasions as the board ...

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