A government integrity study commission is expected to recommend screening panels for Virginia trial judges statewide, modeled after evaluation procedures used by some local bar groups. The goal is to reduce the influence of politics on judicial selection, said former ...Read More »
Fired by his employer, an executive at a high-tech marketing company sent “inflammatory text messages” threatening to “steal” its customers and “poach” its employees before he went to work for a competitor several weeks later. The executive left with a ...Read More »
An Alexandria jury has returned a $4.5 million verdict for a woman who was hit by a city bus while crossing the street. Initially a negligence action, the case took a turn after discovery revealed that the driver had a ...Read More »
An attorney who hoped to secure his legal fee with a mortgage on his client’s property was left unsecured when an earlier $1 million mortgage deed unexpectedly surfaced. The earlier deed of trust had not been indexed by the clerk, ...Read More »
As mediators, attorneys and educators, we understand the importance of preparing litigators to engage in mediation advocacy effectively. We also understand the realities of law firm practice and the scarcity of time attorneys have to devote to professional development. However, ...
Tagged with: ADRRead More »
Virginia court reporters are asking to be regulated, in part to avoid the stigma of unqualified reporters confounding the legal system. Setting aside past hesitation, the Virginia Court Reporters Association now is backing an effort to require mandatory certification for ...Read More »