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 »
Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell announced yesterday that the second annual Legal Food Frenzy will be held March 31- April 11. The goal this year is a million pounds of food for the state’s foodbanks from Virginia law firms, a ...Read More »
Judge Walter D. Kelley Jr. will leave the federal district bench less than four years after he was appointed to the court. In a letter to President Bush today, Kelley said May 16 will be his last day as a ...Read More »
Effective April Fool’s Day, lawyers can start electronic filing of documents in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Richmond-based appellate court has served notice of its proposed adoption of Administrative Order 08-01 for a case management/electronic filing system. ...
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