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Obituaries (access required)

Dikran Vahan Kavaljian Jr., 69, died Sept. 19 in Alexandria, where he had practiced law for 43 years. He died of cancer at Alexandria Hospital. He was a past president of the Alexandria Bar Association, and a graduate of the ...

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High Court Requested To Overturn Lockhart (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor The Virginia Supreme Court has been invited to overturn its controversial decision in Lockhart v. Commonwealth Educ. Sys. Corp., 247 Va. 98 (1994). Last Thursday, the court heard arguments in Bailey v. Scott-Gallaher Inc. (VLW ...

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New Lawyers Now Lawyers (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor The Supreme Court of Virginia convened Oct. 28 in its only alternative venue–the ballroom of the Richmond Marriott. Approximately 1,800 people–new lawyers and their guests–filled the chairs and lined the walls for the admission and ...

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State Farm Loses Again On Med-Pay (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor State Farm has taken another hit in a med-pay case, this time in Charlottesville General District Court. The company attempted to limit its payments to the amount the plaintiff’s doctors agreed to accept from her ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended the license of Petersburg attorney John Henry Maclin IV for four years, effective Oct. 18. According to a VSB release, the board determined that Maclin violated the rules pertaining to competence and ...

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Publisher's Note (access required)

To the 818 new lawyers who passed the July bar examination, congratulations and welcome to the profession! This New Lawyer Guide is designed to provide you an entree to the Virginia legal community. Our annual new associates’ salary survey will ...

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