Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society recently found out they will receive a $115,250 grant from the Legal Services Corporation. LSC awarded the Technology Initiative Grant to Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society so that they can use the money to help ...Read More »
An injured employee whose lawyers unwittingly scotched his workers’ compensation award has settled legal malpractice claims for $5 million. The lawyers allegedly overlooked the need to involve the workers’ comp insurance company when they resolved a related product liability ...
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In this special section, Virginia Lawyers Weekly honors its 2017 class of Leaders in the Law and Up & Coming Lawyers. The honorees were recognized in a reception at the John Marshall in Richmond on Oct. 26. Winchester public defender ...Read More »
Liberty University and the Virginia Legal Aid Society have teamed up to provide four third-year students an opportunity to get first-hand experience in providing legal aid to the Lynchburg community. The clinic offers law students the opportunity to represent clients ...Read More »
Richmond attorney Jason Konvicka recently received two honors for his work as a personal injury attorney. Konvicka was inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an invite-only honorary for elite lawyers. Its current members span more than 30 countries and ...Read More »
A group that aims to help attorneys and professionals in workers’ compensation law develop, learn, and potentially make a difference is experiencing steady growth within the commonwealth. The Virginia Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court brings together lawyers, judges and ...Read More »
A Norfolk attorney accused of mismanaging multiple trusts and charging excessive fees in the process will have to pay over $2.5 million in damages. Chesapeake Circuit Judge John W. Brown found June 20 that Philip R. Farthing of Norfolk breached ...Read More »