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H’burg lawyer exposes no-tip bigot (access required)

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A Harrisonburg lawyer says he earned some unintended publici­ty this month with his “intemperate language” after a restaurant insult was directed at his waitress grand­daughter. John Elledge publicized an Aug. 15 incident where a pair of diners not only stiffed ...

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Mission creep at VASAP? (access required)

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Lawyers who represent DUI de­fendants in Northern Virginia are questioning why the state’s alcohol education and treatment program has to be the sole gatekeeper for drivers convicted of driving under the influence. Even when traffic offenders arrange for outside treatment, ...

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Website project an invitation to pro bono (access required)

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Lawyers who think they don’t have the time or ability to do meaningful pro bono work can get their feet wet with a fledgling project that allows lawyers – at their convenience – to answer posted legal questions online. The ...

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Topics to consider at a law firm getaway (access required)

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Summer is coming to a close and soon everyone will be back from the beach and back to work. May­be in the last few weeks before getting down to business, it’s time for a firm retreat. You and your partners ...

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19 icebreakers to use at networking events (access required)

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If your go-to conversation topics revolve around work and weather, then you probably don’t enjoy go­ing to networking events. But talking to new people does not have to be such a drag. There are ways to get the conversation going ...

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