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Lawyer suspended five years, agrees to repay $100k (access required)

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An Eastern Shore lawyer accused of taking money from her ailing great-uncle has agreed to a five-year suspension coupled with a promise to repay $100,000 to the uncle’s estate. The agreement between the Virginia State Bar and attorney Shannon J. ...

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The real threats to your firm’s network explained (access required)

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Let’s look at some of the different types of attacks that can be direct­ed at your computer system. The conversation: A typical conversation between an email end user and the helpdesk might go some­thing like this: End user: Hi, I ...

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’Tis the season to plan your holiday marketing efforts (access required)

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Now is the time for you to start planning in order to guarantee the success of your holiday marketing efforts. Even if it dawns on you that you ha­ven’t been faithfully sending out thank-you notes or acknowledging your refer­ral sources ...

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774 pass July bar exam (access required)

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A total of 774 applicants passed the Virginia bar exam in July, according to information released by the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners. The pass rate was 73.09 percent, a three-year high, the VBBE said. Previous pass rates for the ...

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New study shows persistent gender pay gap (access required)

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Despite findings showing large gains in pay for both equity and non-equity partners in law firms, a Major, Lindsey & Africa biennial Partner Compensation Survey also found that male partners earn, on average, 44 percent more than their female counterparts. ...

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