The Supreme Court of Virginia has reversed a public admonition for a prosecutor who talked to a defendant without his lawyer. The defendant was involved in two separate cases and the high court said the disciplinary charge did not adequately ...Read More »
The Hispanic Bar of the Commonwealth of Virginia has rated candidates for the expected vacancy on the Court of Appeals of Virginia, according to member David Bernhard of Falls Church: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Roanoke lawyer Monica T. Monday Fairfax County Circuit ...
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A Newport News attorney has been suspended for three months after allegedly failing to keep in touch with his clients in a family financial dispute. The complaint against Richard S. Gordon arose from a 2008 case in Hampton in which ...Read More »
House budget planners appear willing to turn up the heat a bit more than their Senate counterparts when it comes to unfreezing Virginia trial court judgeships. A House Appropriations subcommittee recommends filling 33 judgeships that would otherwise be left unfilled. ...
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The Virginia State Bar’s Judicial Nominations Committee has found six candidates highly qualified for the expected vacancy this year on the Court of Appeals of Virginia. One other candidate was found “qualified.” The panel votes first on whether a candidate ...Read More »
“You are an example for everybody,” a substitute judge told Galax attorney James T. Ward Friday as he sentenced Ward to 30 days in jail. The sentence calls for Ward to serve the time on weekends. Other penalties include a ...Read More »
Northern Virginia’s most famous jilted husband claims his wife’s backstage liaison with rock musician Neal Schon (left) was part of a scheme to revive interest in the guitarist and his touring rock band, Journey. Tareq Salahi has amplified the allegations ...
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A man facing a life sentence for the murder of his wife has been hit with a record-breaking civil verdict arising from the same crime. The $15 million verdict appears to be the largest wrongful death award handed down by ...Read More »