For the vacant seat on the State Corporation Commission, the House of Delegates wants Richmond lawyer/lobbyist Bernard McNamee. The Senate wants a former delegate, Barnie Day. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that yesterday, three new candidates for the post interviewed with ...Read More »
Long before there were bloggers, there were preachers in pulpits charged with delivering momentous news. Thus it was on July 17, 1776, that the Executive Council of Massachusetts took action to let colonists know that our nascent nation had severed ...
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The News & Advance reports this afternoon that the Lynchburg legislative delegation apparently has agreed upon a candidate for a pending circuit judgeship in the 24th Circuit: John Cook. Cook would succeed Judge Sam Johnston of Campbell County, who is ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce a new benefit for subscribers. Starting today, you’ll be able to get a full-text copy of any Circuit Court opinion from 2007 onward that we digest in the paper for FREE. Full-text PDF ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar will seek comments on a proposal for mandatory legal malpractice insurance for attorneys who represent clients drawn from the public. The VSB executive committee and council will get the proposal as an informational item at their ...
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An employee who claims his 401(k) account lost value can sue the plan administrator for failure to follow the employee’s investment instructions. On Feb. 20, the U.S. Supreme Court said in LaRue v. DeWolff, Boberg & Associates Inc. that the ...Read More »
Read it and weep if you had a claim that you thought was covered by American National Lawyers Insurance Reciprocal or Doctors Insurance Reciprocal. The State Corporation Commission ruled today that you have the same status as a general creditor ...Read More »