A lawyer who hired another lawyer when questions were raised about his handling of a decedent’s estate will have to cover some of the legal fees from his own pocket. A Charlottesville circuit judge this month disallowed payment from the ...Read More »
An incapacitated medical malpractice plaintiff whose parents had been appointed as co-guardians lost her chance to sue her doctor because her suit was filed in her name and not that of the guardians. The April 14 ruling by the Supreme ...Read More »
The Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys has honored two assistant prosecutors for their work. Loudoun County Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Gigi Lawless is the 2016 recipient of the Virginia S. Duvall Distinguished Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Prosecutor Award. ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia will consider whether a federal law designed to protect civilian jobs for part-time military service members applies to state employees. The court has agreed to review the decision by a Chesterfield County judge who denied ...Read More »
The family of a man killed in 2010 when he was crushed between two lift trucks at his Lynchburg workplace won a $4.2 million award from a Roanoke jury last month. The verdict came against NACCO Materials Handling Group Inc. ...Read More »
Superlatives are easy to find when asking about the contributions of Jack L. Harris to the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. “Stellar.” “Legend.” “A perfect fit for the job.” The accolades flow when you ask colleagues and co-workers about Harris and ...
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Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of Virginia has been named the recipient of the William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award from the Virginia State Bar section on the education of lawyers. The award recognizes an ...Read More »
Richmond lawyer William T. Reisinger has been honored by the Emory & Henry College Alumni Association. Reisinger recently received the A.L. Mitchell Young Alumnus of the Year Award. He was among four E&H graduates and one professor recognized for their ...Read More »
SHORT PUMP – The Virginia Press Association will file a friend-of-the-court brief in support of a reporter’s effort to gain access to compilations of Virginia trial court records. VPA executive director Ginger Stanley told attendees at a journalism conference here ...
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