While Virginia criminal defense attorneys struggle with those complicated fee waiver forms and skeptical judges, many of them are taking time out to help their newer colleagues. The Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys reports a surge in applications for ...Read More »
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We have noted some of the shenanigans exposed in recent Virginia elections, mostly involving anonymous mudslinging in violation of election laws. In Amherst County, however, the sheriff says things got physical. An unsuccessful candidate for supervisor is accused of putting ...
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The US Senate has confirmed Portsmouth chief circuit Judge Mark Davis for a federal district judgeship in Alexandria, according to the AP via WVEC. According to the report, Davis once worked as a lawyer for RMS Titanic Incorporated, the firm ...Read More »
The pay and hiring rates for summer associates at major Virginia law firms remain strong and steady, according to an exclusive survey by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Many major law firms are hiring as many or more summer associates in 2008 ...Read More »
A Roanoke jury has delivered a $3.5 million verdict for a woman who claimed she was disabled by negligent bunion surgery. The plaintiff, a Clifton Forge resident, blamed her podiatrist for chronic pain so severe that an orthopedist amputated her ...Read More »
Details are slowly coming to light about the charges against the latest of a crop of Virginia lawyers accused of major misdeeds. One Southwest Virginia lawyer allegedly passed off phony legal documents to cover for work he did not do, ...Read More »
We are scratching our heads trying to understand the theory of liability in this bribery case arising from Buchanan County flood damage. It’s well-established that county officials solicited and accepted bribes, including a coon dog, from contractors in exchange for ...
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