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Fakin’ it (access required)

A Pennsylvania woman spent near­ly 10 years posing as a lawyer in a rural Pennsylvania county, handling estates work, despite the fact she never went to law school. She was a partner at a law firm, making a $100,000 buy-in ...

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Collection agency can’t just add interest to debt (access required)

Overdue Bill FEA

Three former tenants of an An­nandale apartment complex can sue a collection agency for a Fair Debt Act violation after the agency sought to add interest to their alleged bal­ance due, an Alexandria federal judge has ruled. The three plaintiffs ...

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Under the hood of data security (access required)

What does the Supreme Court of Virginia want lawyers to be doing about technology and office data security? Look to the fine print of a new comment to a court rule for guidance. The court recently adopted amendments to the ...

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27 for ’16: This year’s Law Fellows

WILLIAMSBURG-The Virginia Law Foundation inducted its 2016 Class of Fellows Jan. 21 at a dinner ceremony held during the Virginia Bar Association winter meeting. The foundation recognizes a group of Virginia lawyers, law professors and retired judges for their legal ...

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