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Cuccinelli to stay in Virginia Tech cases

The judge hearing two wrongful death lawsuits arising from the Virginia Tech shootings has denied a motion to kick the attorney general out of the case. Robert Hall, lawyer for the families of two shooting victims, argued the office of ...

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Lawyers sought for Fairfax protective order cases

Legal aid lawyers are hoping to boost participation in a Fairfax County program to provide legal help for people seeking court protection from abusive domestic situations. Advocates also want to foster similar programs in Alexandria and other Virginia communities. Legal ...

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Midlothian’s Garrett gets one-year suspension (access required)

Midlothian attorney Stacy F. Garrett III, a former Richmond prosecutor, has been hit with a second one-year suspension of his law license. A three-judge panel of Chesterfield County Circuit Court ordered the suspension for Garrett, finding he failed to use ...

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Jim Roberts to retire

Prominent Richmond lawyer James C. Roberts has announced he will retire at the end of the year, ending a career noted for his skillful defense of corporations and politicians and his leadership in the bar. Roberts, 79, is a partner ...

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Lawyers on a two-track system at some firms

One sign of the times is a new class of lawyers at some large law firms – with fewer hours, lower pay and no chance of making partner. As The New York Times reports, it’s a viable option for many ...

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