A Virginia Beach law firm is the alleged victim of more than $500,000 in thefts by its former bookkeeper. Police say a former employee of Bennett and Zydron PC, Diana L. Farmer-Forston, is accused of depositing forged checks into her ...Read More »
A Salem lawyer facing Virginia State Bar findings that he misused funds in his client trust account agreed to revocation of his law license last month. Steven F. Helm consented to revocation based on findings that his trust account “was ...Read More »
A Fairfax circuit judge bounced a Maryland lawyer from a Virginia legal malpractice case last month for alleged bad behavior at a series of “contentious and hostile” depositions. In effect, the lawyer was thrown off the case for talking too ...Read More »
Gov. Bob McDonnell yesterday rejected the compromise plan providing for annual increases in Virginia’s medical malpractice cap to the level of $3 million, saying Virginia’s current $2-million cap is adequate. The plan for additional step increases was hammered out in ...
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Wherever the former Vinton lawyer is, he no longer has a Virginia law license. The Virginia State Bar revoked the license of Jesse S. Shelor last month for abandoning his law practice “with utter disregard for the welfare of his ...Read More »