For nearly 20 years, the Virginia State Bar has been trying to help lawyers resolve fights with clients over fees and billing. The collective reaction of the lawyers: Ho hum. The VSB’s fee dispute resolution program simply hasn’t been used. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Lurking among Monday’s unpublished opinions of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a cautionary tale for appellate lawyers who like to play it close to the deadline with their court filings. A lawyer tried to explain his one-day-overdue ...Read More »
A former technology firm CEO won a $5.3 million verdict from a Fairfax County jury last month, claiming vindication for what he said were phony claims of poor performance. The jury found Chantilly-based Online Resources Corp. breached contracts with its ...Read More »
Former Rep. Rick Boucher of Abingdon has joined Sidley Austin’s Washington office to lead the firm’s new government strategies practice group. The Democrat represented southwest Virginia’s 9th District in Congress for 28 years. He was defeated by Republican Morgan Griffith ...
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The chairman of the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee has been held in civil contempt of court by a Danville federal judge. Sen. Henry L. Marsh III, D-Richmond, was cited for two violations of a scheduling order in a ...Read More »