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Dahnk Only Candidate For VSB Post (access required)

Fredericksburg lawyer Jeanne P. Dahnk will be the president of the Virginia State Bar for the 2003-2004 term. She was the only candidate to file a petition for the office of president-elect by the March 15 deadline. She will succeed ...

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Formal MDP debate is joined before VSB (access required)

The debate over whether multidisciplinary practice should be allowed in Virginia resumed last month during a Virginia State Bar Council meeting in Chesterfield County, with the arguments following now-familiar tracks. The pro-MDP side — presented by Frank A. Thomas III ...

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Felton To Go On Court Of Appeals (access required)

Walter S. Felton Jr., a one-time Suffolk general practitioner who recently served as Gov. Jim Gilmore’s deputy counsel and director of policy, has been elected to the Virginia Court of Appeals. Felton, currently an assistant professor at the College of ...

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Courtrooms In Norfolk Go Wireless (access required)

Lawyers soon will be able to use laptops in Norfolk’s courtrooms — to conduct research, negotiate plea agreements, write up jury instructions and draft orders on the spot — thanks to wireless transmitters now being installed. Much of the project ...

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