As lawmakers prepared to interview and select new judges this week, bar leaders have been calling on Assembly members to resist any efforts to trim judicial funding. Earlier this year, the General Assembly included money to fund 36 additional trial ...Read More »
A Norfolk federal judge has rejected an effort by prosecutors in a Medicaid fraud case to disqualify, not only the key defendant’s lawyers, but their entire law firm. The government said the lawyers from the firm of Williams Mullen injected ...Read More »
A lot has changed in the realm of intellectual property law following the record-breaking 10 IP cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in its 2013 term. Highlights of the six unanimously decided patent cases include suits in which the ...Read More »
A prominent Virginia Beach lawyer is battling legal claims on two fronts in the wake of the 2012 death of an investment advisor accused of mishandling investors’ money. The advisor “left a lot of clients in the lurch,” one lawyer ...Read More »
When a married couple negotiated a child support agreement, the mother tried to insure that she could count on $2,000 in monthly support for the couple’s three children until they were all out of the house. Two years later, after ...Read More »
Like all driven professionals, law-firm partners sometimes can disappoint when it comes to dealing with colleagues’ personal problems. The reason is simple and more than understandable when seen in the context of everyday life: When a potential issue emerges, the ...
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