Quantcast
Home / News in Brief (page 300) /

News in Brief

Lawyer apologizes for “no guts” remark

The Supreme Court of Virginia invited Winchester attorney William A. Crane to write a brief not to exceed 15 pages to explain why he said the court didn’t “have the guts to handle” an issue he raised in an appeal. ...

Read More »

Image polishing germane to a state bar’s mission

Whatever staff time went into former Virginia State Bar President Jon Huddleston’s “Virginia is for Good Lawyers” campaign appears to be a bargain. The Wisconsin State Bar spent almost $100,000 in 2007 to buy television ads aimed at improving the ...

Read More »

Image polishing germane to a state bar’s mission

Whatever staff time went into former Virginia State Bar President Jon Huddleston’s “Virginia is for Good Lawyers” campaign appears to be a bargain. The Wisconsin State Bar spent almost $100,000 in 2007 to buy television ads aimed at improving the ...

Read More »

Gender equity in law review

“Making law review” may be on students’ minds as the academic year gets underway at Virginia’s eight law schools. Holding an editorial post on a law review is an even bigger boon, and may be essential for students seeking judicial ...

Read More »

Legal Destination: Lawyers, Virginia

No signpost marks rural Lawyers, Va., but the tiny community once played host to attorneys and judges as they traveled on horseback and train from courthouse to courthouse. In a series on “Legal Destinations,” VLW has highlighted various locations of ...

Read More »

Conrad is chief judge in Western District

Roanoke U.S. District Judge Glen Conrad is now chief judge for the Western District of Virginia. A federal statute required the change when Judge James Jones reached the age of 70 this year. Conrad ascended to the chief judge’s post ...

Read More »

Need a letter of recommendation? Watch who you ask.

College seniors working on their applications to law school should choose wisely when deciding who to ask for a letter of recommendation. With all the detail work needed for the rest of the application, the requests for recommendations might seem ...

Read More »