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The future of legal staffing (access required)

Staffing anchor

Technology and the lessons learned in the wake of the recent recession have conspired to change the model of law firm staffing. Traditionally, every lawyer at a firm had his own secretary and often a paralegal as well. Today, only ...

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Assembly drops plan to boost HOA powers (access required)


After encountering rising opposition from both liberal and conservative wings of the legislature, a plan to empower weak homeowners associations legislatively was removed from an HOA reform bill before the General Assembly adjourned this month. Advocates for community associations said ...

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Criminal discovery panel is working behind closed doors (access required)


Lawyers looking for signs of progress on criminal discovery reform in Virginia have little to go on now that a Virginia Supreme Court study panel has begun work. Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser has admonished the 23 members of a ...

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