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Lawyer indicted for scheme to get out of jail (access required)

NORFOLK–A lawyer whose dealings with high-profile clients propelled him into national controversy and ultimately landed him in prison is being sought by federal authorities for allegedly cooking up an illegal scheme to secure his freedom. Richard M. Hirschfeld, convicted in ...

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Give me a "G"! Give me a "U"! (access required)

RUSTBURG–The mother of one youth football league cheerleader was found guilty Nov. 19 of shoving, punching and ripping the wig off another cheerleader’s mom during a September practice. Karen Reamey was fined $2 plus nearly $50 more in court costs, ...

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Great expectorations (access required)

Here’s an item that provides a remedy that could have been useful during the baseball playoffs. You remember, the Orioles’ Roberto Alomar and all that… A Pennsylvania drunken driving suspect who said he was provoked into spitting at a district ...

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Lawyers In The News (access required)

James O. Watts IV has become a member of the Lynchburg law firm of Edmunds & Williams P.C. His general practice has emphasis in the areas of tort and insurance litigitation. *** Officers for the Fairfax Bar Association for 1996-1997 ...

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Judge Hoffman dies at 89 (access required)

Senior U.S. District Judge Walter E. Hoffman, founder of the Eastern District’s fabled “rocket docket,” died Nov. 21 at age 89. Hoffman also is remembered for presiding over several historical cases, including one that ended in the resignation of the ...

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