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Malveaux elected to Court of Appeals (access required)

Henrico County District Court Judge Mary B. Malveaux was elected to the Court of Appeals of Virginia the day the General Assembly adjourned its 2016 session. The Assembly March 11 tapped Malveaux to fill the vacancy created when legislators elevated Court of ...

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McCullough elected to Supreme Court (access required)

Virginia Supreme Court FEA

After weeks of wrangling over who should serve the next full term on the Supreme Court of Virginia, the General Assembly March 10 elected Court of Appeals Judge Stephen R. McCullough to the high court. The emergence of McCullough as ...

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22 new trial judges are tapped (access required)

Viriginia Capital FEA

While at odds over choices for appellate court seats, the General Assembly had little trouble finding agreement on 22 candidates for trial court judgeships. The House and Senate elected the judge candidates and a new member of the Judicial Inquiry ...

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Hedrick is Young Lawyer of the Year

The Richmond Bar Association is honoring Hirschler Fleischer partner Lisa J. Hedrick with its Young Lawyer of the Year award. The award is presented annually to a member of the group’s young lawyers section who has displayed both excellence and ...

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Lawyers help tornado victims

Lynchburg-area lawyers are lending a helping hand to Appomattox County tornado victims. The Feb. 24 twister laid waste to homes and churches in the Evergreen community and elsewhere in the county. The Lynchburg Community Action Group put out a call ...

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Governor backs away from FOIA stance (access required)

In a victory for open government advocates, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has backed down from a move to gut an open government bill aimed at overturning a Virginia Supreme Court ruling. The Supreme Court ruled in September that courts owe deference ...

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