Quantcast
Home (page 6)

Author Archives: Paul Fletcher

VBA marks 125 summers

HOT SPRINGS–The Virginia Bar Association held its annual summer meeting at The Homestead July 23-25, and this year’s do had a festive historical theme: It was the group’s 125th summer meeting. The weekend was both a hat tip to the ...

Read More »

Up in the air

Here’s an idea that should have died at the idea stage. If you have to do any flying in your practice, time to take note. A French company thinks it has found a way to cram more passengers into airplanes, ...

Read More »

Slaw Review: Scenes from the Southside

Here is the latest from the Slaw Review, VLW’s quest to find the best barbecue in the commonwealth. Judge Robert O’Hara has served the Sixth Judicial Circuit for more than 30 years, holding court in five counties and two cities ...

Read More »

How emblematic

State boosters already know that the 2015 General Assembly filled a void in state law that had been gaping since 1997: they adopted a state song. Actually, they adopted two, a traditional song, “Our Great Virginia,” lyrics by Mike Greenly ...

Read More »

Seven seek seat on high court (access required)

Empty-bench

Seven people – four judges, two lawyers in private practice and a law professor – have been seeking bar endorsements for a pending seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia. Justice LeRoy F. Millette Jr. will be retiring from the ...

Read More »

Virginia Clawyers Weekly (access required)

This is Clawyer, the VLW beach meeting mascot. He’ll be on duty this weekend in Virginia Beach, when Virginia Lawyers Weekly publishes its Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting special edition. The little red crab made his debut in the 2000 ...

Read More »

Hed of the class

Many writers aspire to be remembered for a book, a series of articles, a particular good piece. Here’s a guy who made his mark with one really good headline 30-some years ago. Vincent Musetto, a longtime editor and film critic ...

Read More »

The Slaw Review rolls on

This column really punched a button among the bar two weeks ago when we announced the “Return of the Slaw Review.” Stories on significant cases that prompt a sea change in Virginia law practice? Never a word from readers. Mention ...

Read More »