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Conference lauds local bars (access required)

Eleven bar associations, located throughout Virginia, received Awards of Merit from the Virginia State Bar’s Conference of Local Bar Associations at the state bar’s annual meeting in Virginia Beach. The awards are given to local bars in the Commonwealth competing ...

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VLF awards $400K to legal service projects (access required)

At its Annual Meeting on June 21, The Virginia Law Foundation Board of Directors announced 23 grant awards totalling $382,434 to public service projects that provide legal services around the state. Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (Leesburg) $30,000 Provides legal representation ...

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A family affair (access required)

Petersburg attorney Dale W. Pittman, above center, received the Virginia State Bar’s 1996 Legal Aid Award at the Pro Bono & Legal Aid Luncheon during the VSB annual meeting. Pittman is general counsel at Southside Virginia Legal Services Inc. in ...

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News in Brief for July 1, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Actions Richmond lawyer James A. Baber III has received a public reprimand from the subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar’s Third District Committee (Section III). The order from the committee stated that Baber had pleaded guilty to attempting ...

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News in Brief for June 24, 1996 (access required)

Dalkon Shield rulings now available Although Richmond’s federal courts began processing Dalkon Shield claims in the late 1980s, relatively few of the cases have resulted in published decisions from the Bankruptcy or U.S. District Court for the Eastern District. That ...

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