The Supreme Court of Virginia has approved $272,096 in sanctions against a lawyer and his client in a case arising out of a Northern Virginia real estate listing contract. The solo lawyer stung by the decision said the size of ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar is gearing up to evaluate candidates for the expected vacancy on the Court of Appeals of Virginia created by the retirement of Judge James Haley Jr. Haley announced last month he will retire March 1, a ...Read More »
The Virginia Court of Appeals offered guidelines 16 years ago for judges on when a spouse can be forced to pay for a child to attend private school. But battles over tuition bills have continued in Virginia divorce courts. When ...Read More »
University of Virginia law Prof. Kent Sinclair has been the Virginia Supreme Court’s official reporter of decisions for nearly three decades, but he gets no acknowledgement of that title in the court’s official ruling in his battle against a cell ...Read More »
A lawyer who allowed grieving family members to forge a dying woman’s signature on estate planning documents has had his law license suspended for two and a half years by the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board. The decision comes seven ...Read More »
The Republican takeover of the Virginia Senate led to the banishment of two veteran Democratic legislators from the Senate Courts of Justice committee. Sens. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath County, and Chap Petersen, D-Fairfax, were both shown the door as Sens. Jill ...
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Some Virginia law professors would be eligible to practice law even though they have not passed the bar exam under a bill introduced at the General Assembly. The proposal has been advanced by Washington & Lee University law Prof. A. ...Read More »