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DiMuro makes second VSB bid (access required)

Alexandria attorney Bernard J. DiMuro will run for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar a second time. DiMuro filed a petition for the 1997 race with the VSB last week. This past March, he lodged a petition on the last ...

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Federal lead regs kick in (access required)

New federal regulations on lead paint went into effect for many properties across Virginia and the rest of the country on Sept. 6. The new regs will influence numerous real property transactions, including home sales and residential leases. The regs ...

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Metro sued under ADA (access required)

WASHINGTON – Eleven advocacy groups for the blind have filed a federal lawsuit to force the city’s subway system to install raised warning strips on rail platform edges. The groups, which include the American Council of the Blind and the ...

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Ethics: A duty to inform clients about ADR? (access required)

Guest Column by D. Alan Rudlin Alternative dispute resolution has unquestionably evolved into much more than an “alternative” to litigation. Embraced and implemented by the courts, by corporate counsel and increasingly by law firms, ADR has become a well established, ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 16, 1996 (access required)

JIRC names Judge Kent as new counsel The Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission last Wednesday announced the appointment of Donald H. Kent as counsel to the commission. He succeeds Reno S. Harp III, who is retiring after serving the commission ...

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Trigon conversion will affect VSB (access required)

by Baker McClanahan, News Editor Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield is close to converting from a mutual company to a stock corporation. Its policyholders voted overwhelmingly for the conversion Sept. 6, and the State Corporation Commission began hearings last week ...

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