Quantcast
Home / News Stories (page 1470) /

News Stories

Lockhart bill is signed (access required)

The Lockhart case is alive, but not necessarily well, after Gov. George F. Allen signed a bill that allows wrongful discharge suits based on discrimination, but only against a limited range of employers. The signing ends a tug-of-war between Allen ...

Read More »

Wide scope of sales area voids pact (access required)

A lawyer must anticipate where lightning will strike; and in employment law, noncompetes have been lightning rods for several years. Yet in a recent case in Newport News Circuit Court, another noncompete was hit and rendered worthless. The noncompete agreement ...

Read More »

Terms of engagement: Lay the groundwork with clients (access required)

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Remember the client. The mantra of client communication is simple, but it is one that attorneys, especially small-firm and solo practitioners, need to follow and often do not, according to a panel of attorneys at a seminar May 4. ...

Read More »

DUI charge kicked when license not suspended (access required)

A DUI defendant whose license was not suspended under Virginia’s seven-day license suspension statute nonetheless had DUI charges dismissed in a Loudoun County case. The case offers a reverse variation on the argument that a suspension followed by a DUI ...

Read More »

Southwest Va. seeks law school, economic boost (access required)

Almost every lawyer in Southwest Virginia was trained somewhere else. The region has no law school. “Over the last century, western Virginia and the Appalachian Region have been one of the largest exporters of law students in the country,” said ...

Read More »

Buchanan courthouse reflects mountain life (access required)

GRUNDY–In the heart of Virginia’s coalfields stands a gray stone courthouse that, for 90 years, has witnessed the legal events, large and small, that have affected the residents of Buchanan County. Only one four-lane highway leads to the county seat ...

Read More »

U.Va. Law School kicks off new construction (access required)

A dozen illustrious lawyers and academicians resorted to digging dirt in their impeccable suits on May 6 at the University of Virginia School of Law. They have not given up their desk jobs for back-breaking labor; rather, they were participating ...

Read More »

News in Brief for May 15, 1995 (access required)

Supreme Court OKs IOLTA, JLARC rules The Supreme Court has given final approval to a rollback of the mandatory IOLTA program to opt-out status. The court’s approval was the last step in the rollback process that began with a compromise ...

Read More »

Golf Guide: Burner Bubble v. Big Bertha (access required)

Two of golf’s heavyweights are gearing up for a rematch. Callaway Golf has been the industry leader since the original Big Bertha oversized metalwoods hit the market four years ago. Today, the success of all new products is measured against ...

Read More »