Author Archives: Susan Pawlick

Bankruptcy filings continue to drop (access required)

Bankruptcy filings in western Virginia continue to decline for a second year, according to second quarter 1993 petition figures released by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District. If the current rate holds, the Court will receive roughly 5,700 ...

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…A higher calling (access required)

Norfolk attorney Henry Austin had just finished a motion session in Virginia Beach and was having a cup of coffee with another lawyer. They discussed the conflicting principles involved in being a Christian and a lawyer. Specifically, they talked about ...

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Firm not barred by prior work (access required)

A law firm was not disqualified from representing a man even though it previously represented his ex-wife in the submission of a land development application, a bankruptcy judge in Alexandria has ruled. The court found no “substantial relationship” between the ...

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