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Virginia In-House (access required)

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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present “Virginia In-House,” a special supplement to the April 28, 2014 paper. This 8-page B-Section is sponsored by the Alexandria law firm of DiMuroGinsberg PC. Articles from the 2014 in-house section present some of ...

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Lawyers tell the VSB what they think about the Bar (access required)

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Surveys of consumer satisfaction can be tough when the “consumers” are members of a mandatory state agency that regulates their professional conduct. But the Virginia State Bar has reason to be pleased with the feedback from lawyers in its most ...

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Defendant may have pleaded too much in nude photo lawsuit (access required)

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A professional photographer may have overplayed his hand responding to accusations he published online nude photos to harass a model turned soccer coach. Last month, a Lynchburg federal judge dismissed the photographer’s counterclaims and refused to trim the coach’s lawsuit, ...

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Minimize employment claims by training supervisors (access required)

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Statistics and anecdotal information continue to show that discrimination and retaliation claims are on the rise. Verdicts are larger than ever as juries lose patience with companies unable to reign in managers who engage in questionable conduct. Legal costs rise, ...

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Home Grown: Largest firms pick new partners mostly from within (access required)

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Virginia’s top law firms look to home-grown talent when it comes to picking partners, judging by the crop of lawyers who made partner during 2013. The harvest is thinning, however. The top 10 firms in the 2014 edition of Virginia ...

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Hiring down again at largest law firms (access required)

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Another year, another tough outlook for hiring among the commonwealth’s biggest law firms. For the second year in a row, and the third time in four years, Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s survey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” reports more attorney losses ...

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Lawyers say evidence blunders led to wrongful conviction (access required)

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Defense lawyers say mistakes and misconduct kept an Albemarle County jury from hearing evidence that should have exonerated a former grocery store manager convicted of drugging and kidnapping a young woman. Instead, the jury last May convicted Mark Weiner of ...

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