Ghostwriting lawyers, beware, warns another federal judge in an opinion released last month. Alexandria Senior U.S. District Judge James C. Cacheris became suspicious when he compared Wilfredo Sejas’ pro se complaint to a similar challenge to a foreclosure Sejas filed ...Read More »
A former account manager and bookkeeper at a Virginia Beach law firm pleaded guilty today in federal court in Norfolk to forging firm checks totaling $567,075. Diana L. Farmer-Forston, 54, of Virginia Beach, forged the signature of a principal of ...Read More »
The committee studying the alignment of Virginia’s judicial circuits and districts unveiled two proposals last night in Abingdon at the first of six hearings across the state. One would create 27 circuits from the 31 existing circuits. The other would ...Read More »
Law firm recruiters looking to spice up their fall interviews may be inspired by this list of creative questions purportedly posed by some employers. This compilation by CBSMoneyWatch.com may seem a little wacky, but human-resources experts say questions like these ...
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Disgruntled Dulles Toll Road drivers had their legal challenge to ever-increasing tolls tossed out of court Thursday by a federal judge who said they didn’t have standing and didn’t have a case, in any event. Virginia drivers John Corr and ...Read More »
Richmond-based LeClairRyan has merged with a 14-lawyer New York firm with connections to corporations in Germany, France and the United Kingdom. LeClairRyan chairman Gary D. LeClair said Biedermann, Reif, Hoenig & Ruff PC manages litigation in this country for many ...
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Plenty of lawyers think they’re rock ’n roll, but only a few are willing to put it on the line. Tomorrow night law firm bands will face off in a Battle of the Bands at the Black Cat in Washington, ...Read More »
Are law firms doing so well that they’ve stopped doing good? That’s one response to a new survey of pro bono efforts among the nation’s 200 highest grossing law firms. Of the 174 law firms participating in the AmericanLawyer.com survey, ...Read More »
Holding that “obscene” means more than just “pornographic,” the en banc Court of Appeals of Virginia has affirmed the conviction of a Texas doctor who persistently harassed his estranged wife with vulgar emails. While completing medical training in Texas in ...Read More »