The Supreme Court of Virginia has ordered that documents in four wrongful death cases settled by mediation be unsealed. In the Spotsylvania County Circuit Court case, Perreault, Adm’x v. The Free Lance-Star, the parties had sought to keep the terms ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia took away today a $16 million judgment for a Richmond grocer who contended that the country’s third-largest grocery supplier forced his companies out of business. Last June, a Richmond Circuit Court jury awarded Jonathan F. ...
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The Supreme Court of Virginia will hear Blacksburg’s appeal in the town’s efforts to strictly regulate a proposed large-scale retail development, widely assumed to be a Wal-Mart. The writ, granted yesterday, is posted here by The Roanoke Times. Previously, the ...
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Montgomery County today filed suit in Richmond Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of the state’s public funding of a planned intermodal rail facility. The complaint is here. In a news release, county leaders lay out their case for opposition to ...Read More »
Roanoke lawyers honored the memory of the late Circuit Judge Jack Coulter at a bar meeting Tuesday. Both Circuit Judge Clifford R. Weckstein and retired District Judge James P. Brice (right) recalled Judge Coulter not only as a distinguished jurist, ...Read More »
Del. Terrie L. Suit, R-Virginia Beach, will leave the House of Delegates next month to take a lobbying job with Richmond-based Williams Mullen, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Suit (right) will work with the government relations team, headed by former Attorney General Jerry ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar has put together a web page listing all of the various programs and proposals aimed at protecting the public from dishonest or neglectful lawyers. Bar president Manuel A. Capsalis, who has made client protection a leading ...Read More »