The Norfolk-based law firm of Taylor & Walker PC has started a voluntary four-day work week in its offices. The reason: It saves employees gas money. Apparently companies across the country have been opting for a new four-day, 8-6 schedule; ...Read More »
Eight lawyers from the labor and employment practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, including a co-chair of the practice area, have joined Hunton & Williams LLP. Laura M. Franze, who practices from Dallas and Los Angeles, will ...Read More »
Scott Hoover has made good on his threat to sue the state over alleged fraud in sales of scratch-off lottery tickets. The business professor’s lawsuit, filed in Richmond Circuit Court by Roanoke attorney John Fishwick, claims that the state lottery ...Read More »
They take their cocktails seriously, those folks in Alexandria. And because the folks at the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control take the rules seriously, it look legislation from the 2008 General Assembly to make it legal for Northern Virginians ...Read More »
Fairfax Circuit Judge Randy Bellows today upheld the constitutionality of a Virginia statute that governs how property rights are determined in a church split, in a case that has pitted the mainline Episcopal Diocese of Virginia against 11 breakaway congregations. ...
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You’ve briefed and argued your Virginia circuit court case. Weeks go by and the judge still has it under advisement. Your client wants to know what’s taking so long. The remedy under the Virginia Code: tell it to the Chief. ...Read More »
Debtors’ lawyers left hanging by the “hanging paragraph” controversy for car buyers don’t have to hang around any more. And creditors don’t have to hang back. Yesterday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that when a Chapter 13 ...Read More »