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Robert W. Lawrence (access required)

Newport News attorney Robert W. Lawrence died Aug. 23 shortly after experi­encing an illness. He was 68. He was a graduate of the William & Mary law school, served as a substitute judge since 2006, and was past president of ...

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Douglas C. Arthur (access required)

Retired Shenandoah County lawyer Douglas C. Arthur, 74, passed away Aug. 25 at his Strasburg residence. A graduate of the Washington & Lee University law school, Mr. Arthur served as town attorney for Strasburg and Mount Jackson during his law ...

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Patient claimed lack of monitoring resulted in rape – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff filed a law­suit against defen­dant mental health hospital seeking over $30 million in dam­ages. She alleged that it had failed to pre­vent her alleged rape by another patient. She sued for violation of the Virginia Con­sumer Protection Act, general ...

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VLF gala, golf tournament to raise funds for legal aid (access required)

The Virginia Law Foundation, the Le­gal Aid Justice Center, and the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society will hold a fundraising gala and charity golf tourna­ment, in support of meaningful access to justice for all Virginians. Virginia’s legal aid programs have ...

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