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Solo suspended after use of “& Associates” in firm name (access required)

A Virginia Beach lawyer whose advertising made his solo practice look like a multi-lawyer firm has had his license suspended by a three-judge panel in Virginia Beach Circuit Court. The advertising issue was just one of the transgressions charged against ...

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Bills would increase GDC claim limits (access required)

Plaintiffs with minor personal injury claims and other civil litigators with small-scale claims may have greater access to Virginia general district courts under a pending legislative proposal. But not everyone thinks that’s a good idea. The plan, contained in two ...

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DUI fee would pay for warnings to drivers

Del. G. Manoli Loupassi wants Virginia drivers to know they will go to jail on a first offense DUI if their blood alcohol level is high enough. To spread the word, Loupassi proposes a $25 special fee for those convicted ...

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McGuireWoods still faces fraud claim in Kansas

Richmond-based law firm McGuireWoods LLP remains the lone defendant in a securities fraud lawsuit in Kansas after its motion to dismiss was rejected by a federal judge last month. The action was filed by the trustee in the bankruptcy case ...

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Governor’s plan doesn’t include any new judges (access required)

Gov. Bob McDonnell may not plan on funding any new judges next year, despite his request last month that the Virginia State Bar hand over $5 million for general state spending. Although his remarks to state lawmakers state he wanted ...

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Virginia Tech shootings trial set for September

Two $10-million wrongful death lawsuits against Virginia Tech officials arising from the 2007 campus shootings have been scheduled for a nine-day trial beginning Sept. 26. The cases, brought by the only victims of the massacre who did not accept state ...

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Virginia Tech shootings trial set for September

Two $10-million wrongful death lawsuits against Virginia Tech officials arising from the 2007 campus shootings have been scheduled for a nine-day trial beginning Sept. 26. The cases, brought by the only victims of the massacre who did not accept state ...

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