A defense offer to forego a request for costs from a losing plaintiff in exchange for not filing an appeal is an acceptable practice, according to a federal judge in Abingdon. U.S. District Judge James P. Jones ruled that the ...Read More »
A longtime veteran prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s office has been named a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. The judges of the U.S. District Court appointed David J. Novak to the position, effective Feb. 1, 2012. ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar’s deadline for candidates to request an interview for possible endorsement is tomorrow. There are two new names to add to the list of interested individuals: * Patricia Palmer Nagel, a solo practitioner in Williamsburg. * Montgomery ...
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There are a least five potential candidates for a pending seat on the Court of Appeals. Appeals Court Judge James Haley will be retiring later this year, so the General Assembly will be choosing a successor this session. Maybe. That’s ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
Real estate brokers would be protected from civil or criminal liability for running a false advertisement about property if the inaccurate information came from the owner, under a bill pending in the House Courts of Justice Committee. House Bill 724, ...Read More »