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Lawyer who abused Vietnam veteran’s charity is disbarred (access required)

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A Virginia lawyer who ran a na­tional Vietnam veterans charity from his home in Alexandria has agreed to give up his law license after admitting that donors’ money went largely to fundraisers and to the lawyer’s own pocket. The National ...

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Newest lawyers bring fresh outlook (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar and Supreme Court of Virginia welcomed the newest batch of licensed attorneys on June 7. One hundred ninety-one names were submitted to the court for admission to practice in the courts of the commonwealth during a ...

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Tax relief lawyer agrees to VSB discipline (access required)

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A lawyer who owns a nationwide tax relief service has agreed to a public admonition from the Virginia State Bar coupled with promises to revise his pitch to taxpayers and to work to resolve complaints from four disgruntled customers. The ...

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20 words you should never put on your résumé (access required)

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While many large companies use automated résumé screener software to cut down the initial pool of job applicants, loading your résumé with meaningless buzzwords is not the smartest way to get noticed. “Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from ...

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