It’s a tense situation confronted by every criminal defense lawyer. The client is not the most stable individual in the community. He or she may have been charged with shocking acts of violence. There may be a life sentence, or ...Read More »
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A Richmond criminal defense lawyer is lucky to have survived a particularly vicious client attack. “I could have bitten the bullet,” said Charles Cosby, recalling the incident at the Powhatan Correctional Center some 20 years ago. Cosby was appointed to ...Read More »
An insurance company is the hands-down winner in a preliminary challenge to its noncompete agreement with a regional manager, as a federal judge turned away every defense offered by the former manager. The Aug. 11 opinion by U.S. District Judge ...Read More »
As expected, two weeks after announcing her resignation from the Kaine cabinet, Norfolk lawyer Jody Wagner has filed as a candidate for Virginia Lt. Governor. In her bid for the 2009 Democratic LG nomination, Wagner faces Russell County businessman Jon ...Read More »
Fairfax solo practitioner David Kaufman has been selected to administer the popular “SoloSez” listserv hosted by the American Bar Association. Founded in 1996, SoloSez is a national e-mail forum that allows solos and small firm attorneys to exchange ideas and ...
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Attorney General Robert F. McDonnell has noticed an appeal of a decision striking down two Virginia Alcohol advertising regulations. U.S. Magistrate Judge M. Hannah Lauck in June ruled unconstitutional a regulation that barred the use of the term “Happy Hour” ...
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A decision this week from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rips the lid off of a saga that begs for treatment on one of those breathless television crime dramas. A Maryland woman is exposed as possibly the most ...Read More »
Williams Mullen partner Robert C. Nusbaum of Norfolk was honored this week for 60 years of service to his clients. As reported by The Virginian-Pilot, his colleagues showered the 84-year-old Nusbaum with accolades. “He’s unwavering,” said Howard Gordon, a partner ...Read More »