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Feeling the burnout? Take these steps to recharge (access required)

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There are few things more discouraging than to invest significant time and effort in your career, only to want to quit because you feel burnt out. Burnout is a common yet preventable experience among hardworking professionals. It’s the feeling of ...

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VLW presents 2016 ‘Largest Law Firms’ survey (access required)


Virginia Lawyers Weekly presents its annual sur­vey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms.” The survey appears in a magazine inserted in this week’s edition. Compiled annually since 1989, the survey gives a snapshot of the com­monwealth’s biggest firms. We identify the ...

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Court: No sentence enhancement despite defendant’s phony letter (access required)

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A judge who discovered that a letter of praise from the defen­dant’s Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor was bogus could not undo a lenient sentence for the defendant, who was convicted of stealing federal disability bene­fits. On April 12, an appeals court ...

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