Personal injury lawyers whose clients have employee health benefit plans may want to pay attention to a new U.S. Supreme Court ERISA case, in order to protect their clients and themselves. The case creates a “window and a trap,” according ...Read More »
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In Melissa Howell’s employment law practice, she rarely meets with her clients in her Norfolk office space. Instead, her clients prefer to work with her via phone and email or have her come to them, where she can access employment ...Read More »
A U.S. Supreme Court decision addressing the constitutionality of blood draws from drunken driving suspects may have a limited effect in Virginia – for the time being. In the April 17 decision, which split the justices 5-4, the high court ...Read More »
Brian D. Wassom has never done work on mergers and acquisitions. But someone recently endorsed him for the skill on social networking site LinkedIn. A slip-up like that is part of the reason marketing expert Allison C. Shields, president of ...Read More »
Struggling to get meetings with prospective clients? Larry Bodine, a legal marketing expert and editor-in-chief of Lawyers.com, said the first thing to do is to throw away some common ideas of marketing. He rejected several traditional methods lawyers use to ...
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Defendants seeking to remove a state suit to federal court face some tough case law in the Eastern District of Virginia following a recent decision by U.S. District Judge Henry Coke Morgan, Jr. In Campbell v. Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc. ...Read More »
In the first case to approve the use of predictive coding over a party’s objection, a Loudoun Circuit Court judge has signed off on the defense’s computer-assisted review results in a document-heavy case. Computer-assisted review made headlines over the past ...Read More »
The American Arbitration Association has announced the launch of what it calls the first online arbitration and mediation tool, known as ClauseBuilder. The tool – which can be found at www.clausebuilder.org – provides parties with the AAA’s standard arbitration agreement. ...
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