A proposed Virginia State Bar Legal Ethics Opinion has drawn fire from lawyers who work in juvenile and domestic relations courts. Under proposed LEO 1870, a child is considered to be “represented” by a guardian ad litem when lawyers try ...Read More »
(AP) A Richmond prosecutor has cleared Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli of criminal wrongdoing for failing to promptly report thousands of dollars in personal gifts he had received years earlier, including a vacation and a catered Thanksgiving dinner. Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney ...
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In a suit alleging tortious interference and breach of contract by a former employee and his new employer, the lawyers reached a $1.8 million settlement before discovery even changed hands. IT product solutions reseller Govplace charged a former salesperson with secretly reaching a new employment agreement with competitor Universal Understanding and then diverting sales opportunities while still employed at Govplace, costing the company millions of dollars.Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — For Stewart Bornhoft, who completed two tours of duty in Vietnam, the Supreme Court’s decision granting federal benefits to married, same-sex couples means that he and his spouse, Stephen McNabb, can one day be buried together at ...Read More »
A lawyer who failed to make an $8,250 disbursement after a 2008 loan closing without ever explaining or repaying the money has been disbarred by the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board. Jeanne Lynn Dove-Taylor of King George served as a ...Read More »
A surprise change in policy for the Virginia State Police has trial lawyers working to try to avoid long delays in getting copies of crash reports for accidents worked by state troopers. As of July 1, the State Police no ...Read More »
Virginia prosecutors are urging the Supreme Court to launch a new study of proposed reforms to court rules governing what information prosecutors are required to share with defense lawyers. The request for a new task force by the Virginia Association ...Read More »
Five candidates for the U.S. district court judgeship to be vacated by Judge James R. Spencer of Richmond when he takes senior status in March have been rated as “highly qualified” by the Virginia State Bar’s Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee. ...Read More »
More employees are tapping into their 401(k) accounts to pay for medical bills, mortgages and credit card debt. Yet, as Americans’ retirement lives lengthen, they are becoming no less expensive, causing industry experts to worry about a potential new class ...
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