The Virginia State Bar is getting more aggressive and moving more quickly in the prosecution of lawyers accused of misconduct. The number of active cases over a year old has dropped about 15 percent since the prior fiscal year, compared ...Read More »
Companies leery of adding a full time lawyer to their management team are finding more options for temporary or part-time “general counsel” legal services in Virginia. Startups and small businesses facing legal questions can call on lawyers willing to serve ...
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ROANOKE–Federal prosecutors have allowed a once-suicidal Navy veteran charged with four firearms felonies to enter a six-month diversion program with mental health treatment. While agreeing to a treatment plan that could bring dismissal of all charges against Sean Duvall, the ...Read More »
House budget planners appear to want to turn up the heat the highest when it comes to unfreezing Virginia judgeships. A House Appropriations subcommittee last week recommended filling 33 trial court judgeships that would otherwise be left unfilled under the ...Read More »
The U.S. Slavery Museum has filed a reorganization plan that assumes that it can raise at least $900,000 a year and would repay the city of Fredericksburg $15,000 per quarter for back taxes over four years. The Fredericksburg museum envisioned ...Read More »
The Virginias Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association has elected new members to its board of directors; these new officers and board members will serve until the end of 2012. President: Vonny Chiu, Business Development Manager, Hunton & Williams LLP ...Read More »
Does your firm maintain a 401(k) plan? Most likely, the answer is yes. Now, think back to the early/mid-1980s – 401(k)s were becoming the latest and greatest of retirement vehicles allowing both employees and employers to contribute to participants’ account ...
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Most lawyers use the words “professional” and “ethical” as synonyms for some vaguely defined “good” lawyer behavior. However, the concepts are really quite different, and lawyers hoping to act “professionally” sometimes must examine the ethics rules for permission to do ...
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