The Virginia State Bar has imposed a one-year suspension on the law license of Anne Marston Lynch, the Suffolk lawyer who was publicly castigated by the Virginia Court of Appeals for repeated lapses in the handling of a criminal appeal. ...Read More »
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Federal authorities say a Mechanicsville doctor wrote thousands of prescriptions for people he never examined. Torino Jennings, a staff physician at Retreat Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, is accused of issuing 50,000 to 100,000 prescriptions for the relaxant Soma and other ...
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Supervisors who were acquitted of criminal charges plan to ask for an attorney general’s opinion on whether they can vote to have the county pay their lawyer. The Northumberland County commonwealth’s attorney (who has since left the position for a ...Read More »
Former Christiansburg lawyer Gerard Marks has agreed to serve 11 months in jail for forging official documents to make clients think he had done legal work for them. The agreement was worked out just before a scheduled sentencing hearing, according ...Read More »
In 2007, conservationists asked the federal government to declare the loggerhead sea turtle, a species that spends its summers in Virginia coastal waters, an endangered species. The government never responed, reports The Virginian-Pilot, so lawyers from three national advocacy groups ...
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Norfolk lawyer Pete Decker and Judge Tom Shadrick of Virginia Beach are rewarding students for good grades. For the past 10 years, “Uncle Pete” has treated elementary school students who have improved their grades to a day off and lunch, ...Read More »