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Court upholds fired CFO’s whistleblower win

A fired financial officer who won a half-million dollars in back pay and emotional distress damages has successfully defended her award on appeal. In affirming Andrea Jones’ Sarbanes-Oxley win in Richmond federal court, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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McDonnell will be free during appeal

(AP) Former Gov. Bob McDonnell will remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions, a federal court ruled Monday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said McDonnell’s appeal raises a substantial question of law or fact that ...

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Eastern Shore lawyer surrenders law license

Attorney Roger K. Grillo of Onancock has agreed to revocation of his law license after five clients complained he took their money for bankruptcy work and never delivered any services. The Virginia State Bar alleged Grillo closed his law practice ...

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Judge performs CPR in his courtroom

An Arlington general district judge may have saved a man’s life in his courtroom last week, performing CPR after the victim suffered a heart attack. The victim was testifying in a criminal trial on Thursday when he started “gasping for air,” ...

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Ex-governor’s law license suspended

The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board announced today that effective Jan. 29,  it has summarily suspended the law license of former Gov. Robert Francis McDonnell, pursuant to his conviction for 11 felonies in Richmond U.S. District Court. McDonnell has been ordered to ...

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