A former Wise County lawyer sentenced Monday for obtaining drugs by fraud says his former defense attorney secretly helped federal authorities build their case against him, using a Virginia State Bar investigator as an intermediary. R. Stuart Collins of Norton, ...Read More »
Some lawyer legislators may be skeptical about details, but the new study of Virginia trial judges’ workloads is being hailed as solid evidence the state needs more budget money to put judges in courtrooms around the state. Reaction to the ...Read More »
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 »