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Jefferson hearing delayed over evidence issue

A hearing on allegations that a developer convicted of tax credit fraud was hoarding cash to keep it from the government has been postponed a month at the request of prosecutors. A government lawyer said the defense notified the prosecution ...

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Lawyers Helping Lawyers adds board members

The impairment counseling organization Lawyers Helping Lawyers has appointed five new members to its board of directors, according to a news release. The new board members are Claire G. Cardwell, Andrew Lucchetti , Virginia State Bar Ethics Counsel James M. ...

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Judges skeptical about lawyers’ stories (access required)

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A series of recent legal ethics charges suggests Virginia lawyers ought to think carefully about what they say when judges demand their version of events. Three lawyers are in trouble with the Virginia State Bar after judges became skeptical about ...

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Huguely presses challenge to conviction

The Virginia college student convicted of beating his ex-girlfriend to death has appealed his murder conviction to the Supreme Court of Virginia. George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of second-degree murder for the death of ...

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New members of VSB Council elected

The following people have been elected to represent their circuits on the Virginia State Bar Council for three-year terms, July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2017: Election by Mail: 2nd Circuit: Steven G. Owen, Judith L. Rosenblatt (re-elected) 4th Circuit: Lisa ...

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