A veteran Richmond area bankruptcy lawyer – suspended last year for mishandling client money – now has been disbarred amid allegations that she drained her law office bank accounts and snatched office equipment to avoid creditors. Nnika E. White has ...Read More »
Despite a plea from trial lawyers for guidance on when a defendant can cast blame on outsiders in a tort case, the Supreme Court of Virginia’s latest ruling on the issue of superseding cause is unlikely to resolve the issue. ...
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A Fairfax County jury convicted a former military lawyer in the prolonged assault of an Arlington attorney and his wife and then recommended two life sentences plus 98 years for the crimes. The verdict and sentencing for Andrew Schmuhl ended ...Read More »
VIRGINIA BEACH – A Virginia Supreme Court panel has proposed a requirement that lawyers report the number of hours and dollar amount of donations they make to pro bono each year. The June 5 proposal – unanimously approved by the ...Read More »
A Fairfax County jury Tuesday returned guilty verdicts on all seven counts against a former military lawyer who tortured a McLean attorney and his wife for hours in a home invasion triggered by the firing of the attacker’s wife. Andrew ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia says the hurdles for getting past a shell corporation to reach the owners’ assets may not be too high. In a ruling June 2, the court gave a second chance to a Fluvanna County contractor ...Read More »
Will-writing lawyers are wasting little time before they start to draft a possible legislative fix for a June 2 decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia that has sparked worries about their long-term liability exposure. The court upheld a six-figure ...Read More »