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Lelia Baum Hopper (access required)

Virginia court official Lelia Baum Hopper of Richmond passed away on April 28. Ms. Hopper served as the director of the Court Improvement Project at the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia from the in­ception ...

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Eddie R. Vaughn Jr. (access required)

Former Hanover County Common­wealth’s Attorney Eddie R. Vaughn Jr. died April 21. He was 67. After graduating from the Universi­ty of Richmond law school, Mr. Vaughn served as assistant commonwealth’s attorney in Richmond from 1976-1980 and as the commonwealth’s attorney ...

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Roanoke Bar honors two

The Roanoke Bar Association recognized two attorneys at the organization’s annual Law Day Celebration May 2. S. D. Roberts Moore was presented with the 2016 Frank W. “Bo” Rogers Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award. This award was established to recognize an ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On April 25, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked the license to practice law of G. Walter Bressler of Bristol based on his affidavit consenting to the revocation. In consenting to the revocation, Bressler acknowledged that the charges against ...

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Family saw daughter trapped in car after double rear-ender on I-77 – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

This case involved two collisions, sec­onds apart, caused by two commercial vehicles. Plaintiffs were a family of four (two adults and two teenage children) travelling in their sedan on Interstate 77 in Wythe County when they were struck in the ...

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