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Reform Act gives attorneys new tool for loan negotiation (access required)

Business lawyers negotiating loans for clients should try to get banks to delete so-called “DePrizio waivers,” said Wilson R. Trice of Richmond at the meeting of the business-law section of the VBA. The 1994 Bankruptcy Reform Act makes the waivers ...

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Scenes from the VBA's Williamsburg meeting (access required)

Snapshots from the Virginia Bar Association winter meeting held in Williamsburg Jan. 19-21… …Phil Stone of Harrisonburg may have left law practice to head Bridgewater College, but he’s not leaving behind his professional ties. Stone was elected chair of VBA’s ...

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Fairfax TV show brings law to the public (access required)

At cable TV station Channel 10 in Fairfax, activity is picking up on the set of Law Weekly, a live program sponsored by the Fairfax Bar Foundation and hosted by attorney Glenn C. Lewis. The date is Jan. 11, and ...

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News in Brief for Jan. 30, 1995 (access required)

Prosecutors endorse appellate candidates The Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys is the first statewide bar organization to endorse candidates for vacancies on both the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. At a Jan. 20 meeting, the association’s board of ...

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Plaintiff would pay for nonsuit before verdict under proposal (access required)

Nonsuiting a case may become more expensive for a plaintiff under a bill introduced last week in the General Assembly. Senate Bill 770, sponsored by Sen. Joseph B. Benedetti, R-Richmond, would require courts to assess attorneys’ fees and costs against ...

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Barrow, Whiting to retire (access required)

Bars seek nominations for possible endorsements Supreme Court Justice Henry H. Whiting and Court of Appeals Judge Bernard G. Barrow have announced plans to retire. The announcements will allow the General Assembly to elect successors, rather than the governor, who ...

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No contribution from carrier that didn't sign settlement (access required)

by Christine Wright, Legal Editor A primary carrier who settled with its policyholder cannot get contribution from an excess carrier that did not join in the settlement agreement, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled. Because the excess carrier did not ...

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Study: Hike pay for court appointments 20% (access required)

The maximum fee that a court-appointed attorney gets for handling a case should be hiked by 20 percent, according to a Supreme Court committee studying court appointments. The study, issued by the Committee on District Courts, did not recommend an ...

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Alexandria company offers office to lawyer (access required)

An Alexandria company has come up with an innovative way for a lawyer to start a law practice and to gain corporate experience at the same time. The basis of the arrangement is simple: In exchange for office space which ...

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Burden for conspiracy lowered (access required)

By Christine Wright, Legal Editor A computer-repair company that lost a contract to a competitor can go to trial on its claim of statutory conspiracy against the company that awarded the contract, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled. The decision ...

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