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Feds: Judge shared in wife’s job perks (access required)

Federal prosecutors say they want to call Bristol Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge Kurt J. Pomrenke to testify about untaxed benefits his wife allegedly received as an official with the Bristol Virginia Utilities Authority. The judge shared in some of ...

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Roe gets bar endorsement (access required)

Fincastle lawyer Thomas W. Roe Jr. won a bar endorsement for a Roanoke Valley general district judgeship last week. Another bar group will consider endorsements for the same seat later this month. The opening on the court is expected to ...

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Snow still affecting some courts

The snow continues to disrupt some court schedules in Virginia. The list of state courts that are closed or opening late Tuesday, Jan. 26, is here. The Alexandria U.S. District courthouse is closed Tuesday. The Alexandria division of the U.S. ...

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Many seek Roanoke Valley judgeship (access required)

A growing field of candidates has asked for the endorsement of Roanoke area attorneys for a general district judgeship expected to be vacated during this General Assembly session. The seat would be open on the Assembly’s expected selection of current ...

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