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VSB regulates non-Virginia lawyers (access required)

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When they practice in the commonwealth, whether in specialized federal courts or in a government agency, non-Virginia lawyers are subject to oversight by the Virginia State Bar. The bar recently charged one lawyer who allegedly offered conflicting reports about her ...

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Ten tips for negotiating ethical quagmires in mediation (access required)

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Court-referred mediation is happening daily in Virginia, in sessions conducted by lawyers and non-lawyers certified as mediators by the Supreme Court of Virginia. With thousands of cases referred annually by the commonwealth’s courts, the Supreme Court’s Dispute Resolution Services program ...

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Negligence claim against prosecutor dismissed (access required)

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A federal judge acted swiftly this week to kick out negligence claims against a Virginia prosecutor accused of wrongfully pursuing prescription fraud charges against a Walmart customer. U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson Monday dismissed the claims against Spotsylvania County ...

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