Arlington County lawyer Kevin R. Appel has been honored for more than 20 years of providing legal advice to Virginia treasurers. Appel was awarded the Treasurers’ Association of Virginia 2008 President’s Award at the group’s annual conference in Williamsburg. Appel ...Read More »
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Virginia Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. has selected Richmond City Attorney Norman Sales to serve as a faculty member of the Virginia State Bar Professionalism Program, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The bar’s professionalism course is mandatory for all ...
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Those British writers must find us Virginians terribly amusing. And when we’re not, they are not above making us amusing. Take this article about Barack Obama that appeared today on the website of the British tabloid The Independent. With a ...Read More »
Some high level state employees are already feeling the pinch of the unexpected decline in state revenues announced this week. A spokesman for Attorney General Bob McDonnell confirms a report that each of the top ten lawyers at the AG’s ...Read More »
First in an occasional series There is one in almost every city and town in Virginia — a local lunch counter where lawyers congregate for a quick bite in the middle of the work day. Often close to a courthouse, ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia will hear Blacksburg’s appeal in the town’s efforts to strictly regulate a proposed large-scale retail development, widely assumed to be a Wal-Mart. The writ, granted yesterday, is posted here by The Roanoke Times. Previously, the ...
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Montgomery County today filed suit in Richmond Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of the state’s public funding of a planned intermodal rail facility. The complaint is here. In a news release, county leaders lay out their case for opposition to ...Read More »
Roanoke lawyers honored the memory of the late Circuit Judge Jack Coulter at a bar meeting Tuesday. Both Circuit Judge Clifford R. Weckstein and retired District Judge James P. Brice (right) recalled Judge Coulter not only as a distinguished jurist, ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar has put together a web page listing all of the various programs and proposals aimed at protecting the public from dishonest or neglectful lawyers. Bar president Manuel A. Capsalis, who has made client protection a leading ...Read More »