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Robert L. Harris Sr. (access required)

Retired Judge Robert L. Harris Sr. has reached nearly $1 billion in the value of settlements he’s helped bring about through means of alternative dispute resolution. Harris is one of the original members of The McCammon Group, a nearly 60-member ...

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Kyung N. (Kathryn) Dickerson (access required)

The Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Virginia was founded by a diverse group of lawyers, intent on giving a voice to Asian-Americans practicing law in the commonwealth. But the association needed a leader who could bring this legal community ...

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Presenting the 2007 ?Leaders in the Law' (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce the recipients of our “Leaders in the Law” awards for 2007. Fifteen members of the legal community were selected based upon their significant contributions to the practice of law in Virginia over the ...

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W&M law school opens new library (access required)

WILLIAMSBURG—The oldest law school in the country may be operating one of the world’s newest libraries, as the College of William & Mary’s Marshall-Wythe School of Law recently opened the doors to the Wolf Law Library. The $16.8 million state-funded ...

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Large firms in NoVa raise new-lawyer pay to $160K (access required)

Starting salaries at large firms across the commonwealth have skyrocketed to record amounts in the past year, topping 2006 rates by as much as $35,000. Today’s law degree could be worth as much as $160,000 to a newly minted graduate ...

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Chesterfield jury returns $1.5M for leg injury (access required)

A Chesterfield County circuit court jury has awarded $1.5 million to a young man who sustained serious right-leg injuries in a Dinwiddie County car crash. At the time of the collision, Troy Ingraham, 27, worked as a route salesman for ...

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Locals fare well on a list of ?best firms for women' (access required)

Two Virginia-based law firms were among the 50 across the nation named “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC. Hunton & Williams and McGuireWoods, both with home offices in Richmond, were recognized for their ...

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54 percent pass the February bar exam (access required)

The results are in for the February 2007 bar exam. There soon will be 323 new Virginia-licensed attorneys, as reported by the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners. A total of 596 candidates took the February exam, for a pass rate ...

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323 pass February bar exam

The results are in for the February 2007 bar exam. There will soon be 323 new Virginia-licensed attorneys, as reported by the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners. A total of 596 candidates took the February exam, for a pass rate ...

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2007 ?Largest Law Firms' presented (access required)

McGuireWoods LLP has reclaimed the top spot in the 2007 survey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms.” The Richmond-based firm reported 308 Virginia-licensed attorneys practicing within the state, up from 294 in 2006. This breaks last year’s tie for first place ...

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