When your client wins a case against the federal government, there is a chance to collect attorney’s fees if a court decide the government’s position was not “substantially justified.” A court taking a later look at whether the government acted ...Read More »
A just completed study of Virginia trial judges’ workloads calls for 30 additional judgeships that could cost the state around $9 million a year. The study recommends a balancing among jurisdictions, with more judgeships in some areas and fewer in ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Debate is heating up over proposed changes to federal civil procedure rules governing discovery as lawmakers, plaintiff’s attorneys and consumer advocates warn that the amendments could limit some litigants’ access to the courts. The proposed amendments to the ...
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Who is Jim Chung? According to his LinkedIn profile, he is a “software engineer” based in China working for a company that manufactures a software solution that works with SharePoint in U.S. military and government offices. Who is Jim Chung ...Read More »
A Rockingham County judge said a man who owed nearly $9,000 in back child support payments could appeal a finding of contempt without posting a bond in the amount of the support obligation. The decision last month by Circuit Judge ...Read More »
A school administrator who claimed she was pestered and propositioned by her boss, a former Virginia judge with a record of misconduct, settled her Title VII sexual harassment claim against the Scott County School Board for $80,000 last month. The ...Read More »
A Fairfax lawyer has agreed to a public reprimand after suggesting a sham summary judgment motion as part of an agreement to resolve a civil lawsuit. Attorney Mike Meier last month admitted to violation of ethics rules that prohibit making ...Read More »