You can now follow Virginia Lawyers Weekly on Twitter. For those who are unfamiliar, Twitter is a social-networking site, often called a micro-blog, which poses a simple question: “what are you doing?” Responses, known as “tweets,” are limited to 140 ...Read More »
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It’s safe to assume that the majority of law firms have a Web site. The Internet has been widely used for the past decade. And the know-how for creating a functional and profitable site has been around for nearly as ...Read More »
Five attorneys have joined the Virginia Beach office Williams Mullen as associates. David G. Boyce focuses his practice on commercial litigation. Boyce previously served as a clerk for a federal judge in Florida. He received his law degree from the ...Read More »
Lawyers for four Gloucester County supervisors “disregarded good billing judgment and went straight for the stars,” according to a motion filed Tuesday by substitute Commonwealth’s Attorney John “Jack” T. Randall. Randall issued the motion in response to the attempt by ...
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Robert B. “Chip” Delano Jr., a shareholder and member of the risk management practice group at Sands Anderson Marks & Miller, received the Defense Research Institute Community Service Award. Delano was recognized by the DRI for having continuously served for ...Read More »
Major creditors in Michael Vick’s bankruptcy case object to his disclosure statement, saying the statement lacks detail on his finances and on his prospects of returning to the NFL. The Daily Press reports that the disclosure statement, submitted last month, showed ...
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The council of the American Law Institute (ALI) has elected George Mason University professor Michael I. Krauss of Arlington as one of its 79 new members. * * * Shalanda Franklin-Verdell has joined the Norfolk office of Vandeventer Black. Franklin-Verdell ...Read More »
Two attorneys have joined the law firm of Sands, Anderson, Marks & Miller. Tania M. L. Saylor has joined the business and professional litigation practice team in the firm’s McLean office. Saylor focuses her practice on commercial and tort litigation, ...Read More »
A reversal in a rape case gives the Supreme Court of Virginia a chance to highlight a defect in the Model Jury Instruction on flight. Turman v. Commonwealth (Va.S.Ct.) (VLW 008-6-116) (14 pp.)Read More »