Lurking among Monday’s unpublished opinions of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a cautionary tale for appellate lawyers who like to play it close to the deadline with their court filings. A lawyer tried to explain his one-day-overdue ...Read More »
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A former technology firm CEO won a $5.3 million verdict from a Fairfax County jury last month, claiming vindication for what he said were phony claims of poor performance. The jury found Chantilly-based Online Resources Corp. breached contracts with its ...Read More »
Former Rep. Rick Boucher of Abingdon has joined Sidley Austin’s Washington office to lead the firm’s new government strategies practice group. The Democrat represented southwest Virginia’s 9th District in Congress for 28 years. He was defeated by Republican Morgan Griffith ...
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The chairman of the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee has been held in civil contempt of court by a Danville federal judge. Sen. Henry L. Marsh III, D-Richmond, was cited for two violations of a scheduling order in a ...Read More »
Del. William Cleaveland, R-Botetourt County, today announced he will step aside after one term in the House of Delegates, citing family concerns and his private law practice. Cleaveland’s announcement was met with disappointment from fellow lawyers and legislators at a ...
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In a drug case tried in Albemarle County last month, it took nearly five hours to seat the jury. The charge was simple possession of marijuana, and the amount was less than five ounces. Why did it take so long? ...Read More »