Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney Paul Ebert and an assistant came in for scathing criticism Tuesday as a Norfolk federal judge overturned the death sentence of a man convicted in a 2002 drug-related killing. U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson ...Read More »
With the Dalai Lama in town, Buddhists have taken to the streets of Washington, and one writer finds a surprising number of lawyers among their ranks. As the Washington Post feature writer discovered, Buddhist lawyers have their own Facebook page. ...Read More »
Disbarment orders can be a sad litany of lawyer oversights and defalcations, but one item stands out on an edict approving termination of a South Carolina attorney’s license. The attorney, it seems, tried to have an opposing lawyer killed. According ...Read More »
Ghostwriting lawyers, beware, warns another federal judge in an opinion released last month. Alexandria Senior U.S. District Judge James C. Cacheris became suspicious when he compared Wilfredo Sejas’ pro se complaint to a similar challenge to a foreclosure Sejas filed ...Read More »
A former account manager and bookkeeper at a Virginia Beach law firm pleaded guilty today in federal court in Norfolk to forging firm checks totaling $567,075. Diana L. Farmer-Forston, 54, of Virginia Beach, forged the signature of a principal of ...Read More »
The committee studying the alignment of Virginia’s judicial circuits and districts unveiled two proposals last night in Abingdon at the first of six hearings across the state. One would create 27 circuits from the 31 existing circuits. The other would ...Read More »
Law firm recruiters looking to spice up their fall interviews may be inspired by this list of creative questions purportedly posed by some employers. This compilation by CBSMoneyWatch.com may seem a little wacky, but human-resources experts say questions like these ...
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Disgruntled Dulles Toll Road drivers had their legal challenge to ever-increasing tolls tossed out of court Thursday by a federal judge who said they didn’t have standing and didn’t have a case, in any event. Virginia drivers John Corr and ...Read More »
Richmond-based LeClairRyan has merged with a 14-lawyer New York firm with connections to corporations in Germany, France and the United Kingdom. LeClairRyan chairman Gary D. LeClair said Biedermann, Reif, Hoenig & Ruff PC manages litigation in this country for many ...
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