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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

Effective Sept. 1, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended the license to practice law of James F. Sumpter of Midlothian for 30 days for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and declining or terminating representation. This discipline was ...

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John W. Dozier Jr. (access required)

John W. Dozier Jr., one of the first lawyers to establish a practice based on Internet law, died Aug. 6. He was 56. Mr. Dozier started practicing law in 1981, primarily litigation and collections. He served as president of the ...

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Hugh V. White Jr. (access required)

Hugh Vernon White Jr., who as chairman of the Hunton & Williams executive committee led the firm’s international expansion, died Aug. 6. He was 79. A Nansemond County native, Mr. White earned a civil engineering degree from Virginia Military Institute ...

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Sister wins $1.4M in suit against brother over mom’s estate – $1,422,523 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff filed suit naming three defendants: 1) plaintiff’s brother in his capacity as the administrator of their mother’s estate, 2) plaintiff’s brother individually, and 3) plaintiff’s sister-in-law. The case involved the defendant brother/son obtaining funds from his parents’ trusts in ...

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Plaintiff recovers damages, despite evidence of pre-existing condition – $220,000 Verdict (access required)

This case stemmed from an automobile accident where liability was admitted. The parties entered into a $250,000-$50,000 high/low agreement. All of the doctors involved in the case agreed that the plaintiff had significant pre-existing degenerative disc disease prior to the ...

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