A Harrisonburg lawyer says he earned some unintended publicity this month with his “intemperate language” after a restaurant insult was directed at his waitress granddaughter. John Elledge publicized an Aug. 15 incident where a pair of diners not only stiffed ...Read More »
Lawyers who represent DUI defendants in Northern Virginia are questioning why the state’s alcohol education and treatment program has to be the sole gatekeeper for drivers convicted of driving under the influence. Even when traffic offenders arrange for outside treatment, ...
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A woman’s stated intent to continue tinkering with her will “on my deathbed” did not prevent a Norfolk Circuit Court from finding that a handwritten will found in a notebook in her kitchen after her death was in fact her ...Read More »
Lawyers facing a court ruling on a novel point of law – with appeals certain to follow – managed to resolve a wrongful death claim with a $700,000 settlement last month. The issue was whether a participant in a sheltered ...Read More »
Lawyers who think they don’t have the time or ability to do meaningful pro bono work can get their feet wet with a fledgling project that allows lawyers – at their convenience – to answer posted legal questions online. The ...Read More »
A former University of Mary Washington student claims she was excluded from the school’s basketball team and barred from two-sport competition because of her race and gender. A federal judge this month allowed the African-American student athlete to file a ...Read More »
Summer is coming to a close and soon everyone will be back from the beach and back to work. Maybe in the last few weeks before getting down to business, it’s time for a firm retreat. You and your partners ...Read More »