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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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Important Opinions: January – December 2011 (access required)

In this week’s paper, the final edition of Virginia Lawyers Weekly in 2011, we present the Most Important Opinions that we have featured from this year. You’ll find more than 320 cases highlighted, from January to December. See the list. ...

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Editorial: Keep public notices in print

When the 2012 General Assembly convenes next month, expect to see several bills designed to change the time-tested way that people in the commonwealth keep informed about their government. The bills would change Virginia’s laws on public notices, moving them ...

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