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Bowman age claim allowed by high court (access required)

A 59-year-old manager who was fired and told his job was being eliminated, then was replaced by a 28-year-old, has a claim for age discrimination under the Bowman public-policy exception, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled. The decision is the ...

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VSB dues to drop $6 more (access required)

The decrease in Virginia State Bar dues will be “ratcheted down” another six dollars, the VSB Executive Committee has announced. The $16 drop will take effect in time for this summer’s dues statements, assuming approval by the Virginia Supreme Court, ...

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Surprise! A race for VSB president (access required)

For the first time since 1989, two lawyers are running for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar. Charlottesville attorney Edward B. Lowry made his intentions known back in June, when he filed a nominating petition with the VSB. In a ...

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Bankruptcy crackdown can trap lawyers (access required)

A Roanoke bankruptcy lawyer has been fined for criminal contempt because of his clients’ misrepresentations on their bankruptcy schedules. A. Carter Magee Jr. pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of failing to supervise the filing of his client’s schedules. U.S. ...

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