Senior Assistant Attorney General Katherine Baldwin Burnett has been appointed as counsel to the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission, effective Jan. 1. She will succeed Donald R. Curry, who is retiring Dec. 31 after more than 13 years with the ...Read More »
Later this month the Virginia State Bar Council almost certainly will vote to give the VSB’s Diversity Conference a seat on its governing body, the Executive Committee. The DC took care of some housekeeping amendments requested at the February meeting, ...
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Virginia Lawyers Weekly won seven awards in the 2013 Virginia Press Women Communications Contest, five of which were for first place. The awards were presented at the VPW Spring Conference in Lexington April 13. Deborah Elkins won two first-place awards, ...Read More »
Here’s something ironic. More and more law students are graduating from law school without jobs. More and more people who live in rural parts of America are without local lawyers and have to drive far distances to hire same. What ...Read More »