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Roanoke Bar, VSB honor Kincanon (access required)

ROANOKE – Last Tuesday the Roanoke Bar Association had its final meeting of the year, but it was a bit different from years past. Usually the meeting is just a short business affair. This time, however, the association, along with ...

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News in Brief for June 17, 1996 (access required)

Court rejects exhumation to prove paternity The Virginia Supreme Court has rejected a woman’s bid to exhume a man’s body to prove she is his illegitimate daughter and claim a share of his estate. Christine Trent Majied was seeking two-thirds ...

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News in Brief for June 10, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Actions Washington, D.C. lawyer Jesse L. Woodard voluntarily petitioned the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board to surrender his Virginia law license on May 22. The board accepted the petition and entered an order on that date revoking Woodard’s ...

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Negligent retention claim OK (access required)

Where a department store chain transferred a supervisor who had been accused of sexual harassment, a woman at his new store can sue the company for negligent retention after the supervisor allegedly harassed her, a Norfolk Circuit judge has ruled. ...

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