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Tax relief lawyer agrees to VSB discipline (access required)

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A lawyer who owns a nationwide tax relief service has agreed to a public admonition from the Virginia State Bar coupled with promises to revise his pitch to taxpayers and to work to resolve complaints from four disgruntled customers. The ...

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20 words you should never put on your résumé (access required)

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While many large companies use automated résumé screener software to cut down the initial pool of job applicants, loading your résumé with meaningless buzzwords is not the smartest way to get noticed. “Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from ...

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Fired employees’ $800K distress damages set aside (access required)

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A defense contractor that fired a husband-and-wife executive team after they filed a qui tam suit does not owe the couple $800,000 in damages for emotional distress, an Alexandria federal court has ruled. On May 19, U.S. District Judge Anthony ...

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Judge to mull attorney disqualification in fire case (access required)

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An Abingdon federal judge has scheduled a hearing to test claims that defense lawyers in an insurance coverage dispute should be disqualified for their handling of inside information accidentally made available by the opposing side. The case “may very well ...

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