New Kent Circuit Judge Thomas B. Hoover rejected today a challenge to the reassessment of real estate in the county. Property owners had filed a petition with Commonwealth’s Attorney C. Linwood Gregory under Code Sec. 58.1-3003 that required him to ...Read More »
Stephen T. Conrad, the disbarred Woodbridge lawyer suspected of taking more than $3.5 million from his personal injury and workers’ compensation clients, pleaded guilty today to federal fraud charges. This press release from the U.S. attorney’s office has the details ...
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A finance manager for a car dealership gets another chance to prove her claim under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said on Aug. 15. In an unpublished opinion in Krenzke v. Alexandria ...Read More »
As expected, two weeks after announcing her resignation from the Kaine cabinet, Norfolk lawyer Jody Wagner has filed as a candidate for Virginia Lt. Governor. In her bid for the 2009 Democratic LG nomination, Wagner faces Russell County businessman Jon ...Read More »
Fairfax solo practitioner David Kaufman has been selected to administer the popular “SoloSez” listserv hosted by the American Bar Association. Founded in 1996, SoloSez is a national e-mail forum that allows solos and small firm attorneys to exchange ideas and ...
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Attorney General Robert F. McDonnell has noticed an appeal of a decision striking down two Virginia Alcohol advertising regulations. U.S. Magistrate Judge M. Hannah Lauck in June ruled unconstitutional a regulation that barred the use of the term “Happy Hour” ...
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Gov. Timothy M. Kaine named Court of Appeals Judge LeRoy F. Millette Jr. to the Supreme Court of Virginia and replaced him with Chesterfield Circuit Judge Cleo E. Powell on the intermediate appellate court. Kaine also named McGuireWoods LLP partner ...Read More »
Not all the economic news nowadays is gloomy. Or maybe the latest data on lawyer hiring just tracks those last few months before the economic tide turned. Data released at the end of July by the National Association for Law ...Read More »
A decision this week from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rips the lid off of a saga that begs for treatment on one of those breathless television crime dramas. A Maryland woman is exposed as possibly the most ...Read More »