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Diamonds may be forever, but love isn’t

There’s etiquette, there’s ethics and then there’s the law. When a couple’s engagement ends, does the woman have to return the ring to her former fiancé? Virginia trial courts are split but the latest word from Richmond Circuit Court is ...

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Diamonds may be forever, but love isn’t

There’s etiquette, there’s ethics and then there’s the law. When a couple’s engagement ends, does the woman have to return the ring to her former fiancé? Virginia trial courts are split but the latest word from Richmond Circuit Court is ...

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Woods Rogers re-establishes Charlottesville office

Roanoke-based Woods Rogers PLC has announced the opening of a new office in Charlottesville, where the firm has not had a physical presence for more than five years. Partner Rusty Schundler, formerly of Roanoke, will head the Charlottesville office, with ...

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New Jersey lawyer to succeed LeClair as firm CEO

Gary D. LeClair, the co-founder, CEO and chairman of LeClairRyan, will step down as CEO at the end of a two-year management transition program at the firm. He will be replaced by David C. Freinberg, a shareholder in the firm’s ...

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New Jersey lawyer to succeed LeClair as firm CEO

Gary D. LeClair, the co-founder, CEO and chairman of LeClairRyan, will step down as CEO at the end of a two-year management transition program at the firm. He will be replaced by David C. Freinberg, a shareholder in the firm’s ...

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Senate confirms Wynn for 4th Circuit seat

A North Carolina judge nominated for promotion more than a decade ago finally has been cleared to join the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Associated Press reports. Judge James Wynn Jr. was confirmed by the U.S. Senate ...

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Ex-sandwich shop owner charged with bankruptcy fraud

Federal authorities in Roanoke Monday arrested former restaurateur Roland “Spanky” Macher on bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion charges. Macher is known as the founder of a chain of “Spanky’s” restaurants in Central and Southwest Virginia. More recently, he gained infamy ...

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Liberty law school wins full accreditation

Six years after opening, Liberty University’s law school has been awarded full accreditation by the American Bar Association. Approval came Aug. 5 from the ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar at the ABA’s ...

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Hunton & Williams sued in contract case

Hunton & Williams and three of its Richmond lawyers are accused in a Wisconsin lawsuit of using “strong arm tactics” to force a Chicago-based company out of a large industrial supply contract. A Hunton spokesman today said the claims have ...

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Supreme Court grants 20 appeals

Insurance coverage disputes are among the 20 cases, about half of them criminal, for which the Supreme Court of Virginia has recently granted petitions for appeal. One of the coverage cases, The AES Corp. v. Steadfast Insurance Corp., Record No. ...

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