The judges of the 23rd Judicial Circuit of Virginia unanimously elected William D. Broadhurst as chief judge. His two-year term began July 1. Judge Broadhurst succeeds Charles N. Dorsey as chief judge of the circuit, which includes the City of ...Read More »
A drywall supplier and contractor have filed an interlocutory appeal of a Norfolk trial judge’s order to consolidate cases alleging property damage and personal injury from defective Chinese drywall. The petition filed yesterday with the Supreme Court of Virginia contends ...
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A Fairfax Circuit judge has ordered a Northern Virginia lawyer and his client to pay the attorneys’ fees and costs of two defendants they sued in a residential real estate tangle. Total price tag: About $272,000. Judge Jonathan C. Thacher ...Read More »
U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson promised a decision within 30 days on whether Virginia has standing to challenge the federal health care law. The judge heard about two hours of arguments today on the federal government’s motion to dismiss the ...Read More »
For the first time in U.S. history, vampires have been allowed into the halls of justice. The fever for vampires – who seem to have taken over our popular culture – has invaded a federal courtroom. Vampires tend to be ...Read More »
Andrew Harding of Harrisonburg has been elected to the Virginia State Bar Council representing the 26th judicial circuit. He replaces George Shanks who now is VSB president-elect. Harding outpolled Carter Foulds of Winchester 101-77 in a special election. By Peter ...
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Virginia’s two U.S. Senators have recommended U.S. Magistrate Judge Mike Urbanski of Roanoke and federal public defender Arenda Wright Allen of Norfolk for two vacant federal district judgeships in Virginia. Urbanski has served as a magistrate judge in the Western ...Read More »