CHESAPEAKE — A 15-year-old Chesapeake boy has entered an Alford plea to charges that he participated in an attack on former NFL player Ed Beard. Tyhir Richardson is one of five teens charged in the October 2011 attack. Richardson entered ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has stepped into a dispute over whether lawyers can obtain personal information from driver license records to recruit clients for lawsuits, despite a federal privacy law intended to shield motor vehicle records. The justices ...Read More »
WILLIAMSBURG — A College of William & Mary Board of Visitors member convicted of public intoxication has resigned. Laura L. Flippin, a Northern Virginia lawyer, told Gov. McDonnell in her resignation letter that she was stepping down to avoid distraction ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar has approved an advisory ethics opinion that says unless a plaintiff’s lawyer knows that a defense lawyer represents the insured and the insurance carrier, the plaintiff’s lawyer may talk to an insurance adjuster without the defense ...Read More »
A Bath County boy will now carry the surname of his father, after the man successfully petitioned the court for a name change. Name-change cases are not common, but Roanoke lawyer Vicki L. Wiese, who represented the father, said courts ...Read More »
The former capital defender for the central region of Virginia, David Baugh, resigned after the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission voted to fire him, an official said. Baugh said he resigned in the face of accusations about a “hostile work environment.” ...
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