After weeks of wrangling over who should serve the next full term on the Supreme Court of Virginia, the General Assembly March 10 elected Court of Appeals Judge Stephen R. McCullough to the high court. The emergence of McCullough as ...Read More »
While at odds over choices for appellate court seats, the General Assembly had little trouble finding agreement on 22 candidates for trial court judgeships. The House and Senate elected the judge candidates and a new member of the Judicial Inquiry ...Read More »
A consultant hired by a two-man dental practice is facing a claim for treble damages and attorney’s fees under Virginia’s business conspiracy statutes. Last month, a Harrisonburg federal court refused to dismiss the suit filed by Frederick Broadhead, DMD, against ...
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A measure to boost pay for court-appointed mediators in Virginia divorce cases appears on track to win approval at the Capitol. Legislation approved by the General Assembly would double the fees paid to mediators in many cases. Money for the ...Read More »
A woman crossing a post office driveway was not contributorily negligent for failing to observe a man who pulled out a parking space she had walked past, the Supreme Court of Virginia said last month. It sent the woman’s personal ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar is seeking the files of lawyers who advised former Del. Joseph D. Morrissey as he was defending himself on charges of alleged fraud on the court in the case in which he was accused of an ...Read More »
A Lynchburg lawyer is hoping to block a move by Volkswagen’s U.S. arm to consolidate all Virginia “clean diesel” cases before a single judge in Fairfax County. Volkswagen has asked the Supreme Court of Virginia to transfer current and future ...Read More »