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Big Roanoke Firm Rolls Into Richmond (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor They went first to Danville, then to Charlottesville and Washington. Now the Roanoke-based law firm of Woods, Rogers & Hazlegrove P.L.C. has opened a fifth office–this one within a block of the state capitol. With ...

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Mom Convicted Of Felony Abduction (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor A Wisconsin woman who withheld her son from his father and fled to Colorado can be convicted in Virginia of felony parental abduction, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled in a case of first ...

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Lawyers In The News (access required)

A. Lewis Lowery has joined the Fredericksburg Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney. He was previously employed as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney and has been in general practice in Fredericksburg. *** The judges of the Richmond Circuit Court ...

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Win On Bad Reference Is Reversed (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief The Virginia Supreme Court has reversed a $330,000 jury verdict based on a negative job reference. The court slammed the door on use of a tool plaintiff’s employment lawyers had hoped to use in ...

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