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Bar Results Go High-Tech (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief The results of the July 1996 Virginia bar examination are in. The pass rate–818 of 1081, or 75.7 percent–is pretty standard. Roughly three-quarters pass the summer test every year. But this year’s results came ...

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Court-Appointed Lawyers Protest (access required)

Imagine spending 80 hours representing a client and receiving a total of $365 for your time. That works out to about $4.56 an hour–less than the minimum wage. Lawyer Steven D. Rosenfield of Charlottesville received such a fee in a ...

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Virginia Bar Examination (access required)

The following is a list of 818 people who passed the July 1996 Virginia Bar Examination. Of the 1,081 who took the exam, approximately 75.7 percent passed. A Jeffrey Steven Abel, Arlington; Karl Walter Abendschein, Middleburg; Maury Charles Abraham, Washington ...

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More Pretrials On Experts Likely (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court opinion in Tittsworth may serve as a lever to get more pretrial hearings on experts in state court, according to C. James Williams III, the Richmond lawyer who tried the case for the defense. Such hearings ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

Alexandria lawyer George J. Shapiro has received a public reprimand with terms from the Fourth District–Section Two Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar. The subcommittee’s determination stated that Shapiro received the reprimand for problems with his trust account: He had ...

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