A former staffer at a Norfolk law firm received both a scolding and a year behind bars for embezzling more than $100,000 from the firm. Kristi Rind, 34, had worked for Warren & Associates for 12 years as an assistant, ...Read More »
Two members of the staff of Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-6th – both lawyers – have been selected for his senior staff for the House Judiciary Committee where Goodlatte will take office as chairman. Shelley Husband will serve as chief of ...Read More »
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is out with its legislative wish list for the 2013 General Assembly and tort reform measures loom large on the Chamber agenda. The Chamber will continue efforts to change Virginia’s 40-year practice of barring depositions ...Read More »
A Louisa County man convicted of lying about his finances to qualify for a state-paid defense lawyer now faces additional prison time for beating his tenant. Thanks to a series of news reports, William Henry became the “poster child” for ...Read More »
U.S. Magistrate Judge B. Waugh Crigler says he will step down at the end of his term in September. He will have served 32 years in the Western District of Virginia, sitting primarily in the Charlottesville and Harrisonburg federal courthouses. ...Read More »
Virginia Beach lawyer Kevin Martingayle has narrowly won the vote for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar. Martingayle’s margin of victory over Raymond Benzinger of Fairfax was less than 2 percent, according to VSB figures. Virginia lawyers cast 3,072 ballots ...
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A Virginia Beach lawyer lost two fingertips last week when a jail door slammed on his hand after a client visit. Greg McCormack is nursing two “extremely painful” fingers after the Nov. 21 incident at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail ...Read More »