Two South Boston police officers face trial in May in an excessive force lawsuit after a federal judge refused to dismiss claims based on repeated use of stun guns. The decision by U.S. District Judge Jackson L. Kiser drew praise ...Read More »
A lawyer disbarred after being convicted in 2006 of embezzling fees from her firm is asking to again practice law. Catherine A. Lee of Hanover County says she has learned from her mistakes and is fit to rejoin the bar. ...Read More »
A federal judge has entered judgment on a $350,000 verdict in favor of a Muslim taxi driver who claimed he was verbally abused by a Fairfax County businessman drunkenly railing against Muslims and Arabs. U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ...Read More »
A lawyer who ignored or abandoned five clients and dodged a meeting with a Virginia State Bar investigator has agreed to a two-year license suspension. Jesse E. White – formerly of Woodbridge – signed off on the agreed disposition and ...Read More »
A former bankruptcy lawyer permanently barred from eastern Virginia bankruptcy courts is asking a judge to allow the possibility of his return to practice. Even if the federal judge agrees, several hurdles confront Kenneth W. Paciocco, who was disbarred by ...Read More »
A lawyer who allegedly transferred away his responsibility to manage nearly $400,000 in escrowed real estate transaction money has been suspended for four years. The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board imposed the suspension for Rocco J. DeLeonardis Jr. of Reston ...
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