A series of recent legal ethics charges suggests Virginia lawyers ought to think carefully about what they say when judges demand their version of events. Three lawyers are in trouble with the Virginia State Bar after judges became skeptical about ...Read More »
As the expression goes, “the clothes make the man.” Apparently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission agrees, recently issuing new guidance on employee rights with regard to religious garb and grooming. Claims of religious discrimination in violation of Title VII have ...
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A national trucking company has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle claims that it failed to follow the rules under federal law for conducting background checks on potential employees. The deal would resolve a class action lawsuit in Richmond ...Read More »
A Virginia-licensed attorney who won reversal of a $489,000 fine in connection with a mortgage modification business in Maryland now faces legal ethics charges in Virginia related to a similar operation. The Virginia State Bar has accused Michael A. Perry ...Read More »
An attorney is suing two doctors in Fairfax, contending he inadvertently recorded them making fun of him while he was unconscious and undergoing a colonoscopy. The patient – identified only as “D.B.” – is suing the doctors for $5.35 million ...Read More »
A veteran Fairfax County attorney has been indicted on eight counts of embezzlement. James G. Kincheloe Jr. is accused of misappropriating more than $778,000 from an elderly client and the estates of the client and her husband. Lawyers involved in ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present “Virginia In-House,” a special supplement to the April 28, 2014 paper. This 8-page B-Section is sponsored by the Alexandria law firm of DiMuroGinsberg PC. Articles from the 2014 in-house section present some of ...
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A company that allegedly withdrew a job offer based on an applicant’s credit report cannot beat a lawsuit with an incomplete offer of settlement, a Richmond federal court has ruled. The company asked the court to dismiss the suit, arguing ...Read More »