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It’s yours for $???

Call it creative fundraising. The attorney who has had the “LAWHOO” Virginia license plate since the 1980s is willing to give it up for a good cause. She will relinquish the rights to the plate to the highest online bidder ...

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Supreme Court decides appeals by order

The trial court erred in granting contributory negligence instructions for a Montgomery County farmer who allowed his Black Angus cow to stray onto Route 8 in the dark, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled last week in an unpublished order. ...

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Judge Johnston readies collection of war stories

If you’ve heard him speak at conferences around Virginia, you know the quick mind and salty wit of now-retired Campbell County Circuit Judge Sam Johnston.  You may have chuckled at stories like the melon ball account, recalled here by Paul ...

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Judge Johnston readies collection of war stories

If you’ve heard him speak at conferences around Virginia, you know the quick mind and salty wit of now-retired Campbell County Circuit Judge Sam Johnston.  You may have chuckled at stories like the melon ball account, recalled here by Paul ...

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Comments at firing support ADEA claim

A 58-year-old executive who was fired after company management allegedly said it needed “new talent” gets another chance to prove his age discrimination complaint in Charlottesville federal court. Dean Inman, an engineer and former vice president of Klockner Pentaplast of ...

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Comments at firing support ADEA claim

A 58-year-old executive who was fired after company management allegedly said it needed “new talent” gets another chance to prove his age discrimination complaint in Charlottesville federal court. Dean Inman, an engineer and former vice president of Klockner Pentaplast of ...

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Part-time jobs wane for women lawyers

Some economic reports say the economic downturn has been harder on men than on women, who still are concentrated in more stable service sectors of the economy. It depends on which service sector you mean. In law, not so much, ...

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McGuire hiring some now, some later

McGuireWoods is taking it step-by-step in hiring of this year’s summer associates, according to a report. The Above The Law blog says it’s received word that 11 of 48 McGuire summer associates have received hiring letters, while the remainder have ...

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