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Production Ordered In Southside (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Southside Virginia has been very, very good to plaintiffs scrapping for access to accident reports. The latest two cases in the accident report wars–one from Henry County and the other from Pittsylvania County–were both ...

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July 1996 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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Once a Wahoo… (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE–In the University of Virginia’s quaint but crowded historic cemetery, alumni and faculty have found a new way to show allegiance to their beloved school. They’re signing up by the dozens for a space in the Columbarium, an elongated 5-foot-tall ...

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VSB To Help On Business Side of Law (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor Many disciplinary complaints made to the Virginia State Bar stem from the simple fact that some lawyers don’t know how to run an office. Law schools have offered little guidance on office management, and even ...

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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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