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VLW, Virginia Business honored by VBA

WILLIAMSBURG–The Virginia Bar Association presented its Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism to Virginia Lawyers Weekly and Virginia Business on Jan. 20 at the group’s winter meeting. The award is given in recognition and appreciation of exceptional legal journalism. In ...

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Hail, new Fellows

WILLIAMSBURG — The Virginia Law Foundation inducted the Fellows Class of 2012 at a dinner ceremony held in Williamsburg Jan. 19. Twenty-three lawyers were honored: The persons listed below were inducted as the 2012 Class of Fellows: • Alan D. ...

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Judge Berry to leave bench, join Allen firm

Culpeper Circuit Judge John G. “Jack” Berry is giving up his robe to return to private practice. Berry, who has served on the 16th Circuit bench since 2008, is stepping down to run the Charlottesville office of Allen, Allen, Allen ...

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Delegate to foreign fathers: ‘Mais non’

It was a love affair in France. Cue the accordion and get out your beret. A woman from Northern Virginia met a man while visiting Giverny and fell in love. He was a filmmaker. After her last visit she learned ...

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A modest proposal?

Years ago, lawyers majored in law in college then took the bar and went on to their legal careers. Anymore, of course, a degree from a law school is required to sit for the bar. Here’s one from the Everything ...

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Presenting ‘Largest Verdicts of 2011’

The biggest jury verdict ever returned in Virginia leads the survey of the “Virginia’s Largest Verdicts of 2011,” presented in this issue. Web Editor Sarah Rodriguez has compiled the results, which can be found here. Some of the findings from ...

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