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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

Effective April 2, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board summarily suspended the license to practice law of Darryl A. Parker of Richmond based on his four-month suspension by the Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Virginia. Parker was ordered ...

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Mark K. Tyndall (access required)

Richmond criminal defense lawyer Mark Tyndall died March 18. He was 61. A 1981 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, he earned his law degree from the University of Richmond three years later. Except for a short time in which he ...

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J. Conrad Waters Jr. (access required)

Retired Fairfax General District Chief Judge J. Conrad Waters Jr. died March 19. He was 78. Judge Waters graduated from Seton Hall University law school in 1968, and briefly practiced law in New Jersey. He returned to Virginia and first ...

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Supervisor accused of assault and battery sues for defamation – $15,000 Verdict (access required)

Both the plaintiff and defendant were federal government employees in June 2013. At that time, the defendant had been subject to an internal complaint by his supervisor, the plaintiff, due to aggressive behavior at the workplace. Shortly after the plaintiff’s ...

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Bicyclist traveling against traffic was struck by van – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was riding his bicycle in a slight northeasterly direction across the southbound lanes of the 200 block of N. Birdneck Road in Virginia Beach, toward the Food Lion shopping center entrance, when his bicycle collided with the defendant’s ...

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Head-on crash left plaintiff with permanent leg impairment – $762,500 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 62-year-old man involved in a head-on collision in Fluvanna County. The defendant admitted liability. The plaintiff, who was retired at the time of the accident, suffered a severely comminuted grade II right open pilon fracture of ...

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Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: In light of your publication’s coverage of the VSB’s decision to cancel its Midyear Legal Seminar to Jerusalem, I’d encourage you to continue to cover the ongoing responses from the broader Virginia legal community.  [Here] is a ...

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