Former Grundy lawyer David Cecil pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of mail fraud, money laundering and tax evasion in connection with his handling of the estate of a Buchanan County physician. The government says Cecil stole more than $175,000 ...Read More »
The Standing Committee on Legal Ethics of the Virginia State Bar finally has a formal position on the troublesome issue of using undisclosed recordings to investigate and develop a case. The committee adopted Legal Ethics Opinion 1802, which shifts the ...Read More »
L. Steven Emmert, perhaps the most active appellate attorney in state courts and the host of the popular www.virginia-appeals.com website, says he will seek the Supreme Court of Virginia seat that will be created by the retirement of Justice Lawrence ...
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Richmond lawyer Kevin A. White has been named Outstanding Volunteer of the year by the Pro Bono Clearinghouse program of the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation. Incoming board president Brian R. Marron presented the award to White last night at St. ...Read More »
President Obama nominated Jimmie V. Reyna, head of the internal trade and customs practice at Williams Mullen and a leader in the Hispanic bar, yesterday to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Reyna works in Williams Mullen’s ...Read More »
Public access trumped privacy rights in a case that required court approval of a personal injury settlement for a minor plaintiff. Guardians of a young girl sued the Ambassador Programs Inc. after the girl, 11 years old at the time, ...Read More »
A federal judge in Los Angeles has slashed McGuireWoods’ attorneys fees from $12 million to $500,000 in an antitrust case against West Publishing Corp., citing an “egregious breach of ethical duties.” The class action suit, filed by consumers who were ...Read More »