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Four seek Eastern Shore judgeship

Three lawyers and a district court judge have expressed interest in a circuit court seat in Accomack County. Last month, the Eastern Shore Bar Association endorsed longtime Accomack attorney W. Revell Lewis III, according to the Eastern Shore News. Accomack ...

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Med mal cap bill filed

Del. Dave Albo, chairman of the House Courts of Justice Committee, has introduced House Bill 1459 to seal the deal that the Virginia Trial Lawyers and the Medical Society of Virginia reached to increase the cap on medical malpractice awards ...

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Obama nominates two for Virginia judgeships

President Barack Obama has nominated federal public defender Arenda Wright Allen and U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael F. Urbanski for two U.S. district court judgeships in Virginia. Wright Allen is the assistant federal public defender in charge of the Norfolk office. ...

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Deputy named insurance commissioner

Jacqueline K. Cunningham will succeed Alfred W. Gross as Virginia’s Commissioner of Insurance when Gross retires at the end of the year. Cunningham has been deputy commissioner of the life and health division of the State Corporation Commission’s Bureau of ...

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Norfolk jury convicts Somalis of piracy

A federal jury in Norfolk convicted five men from Somalia today of piracy and several other related accounts stemming from an attack on a U.S. Navy warship that the defendants thought was a merchant vessel. It is believed to be ...

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