The Supreme Court of Virginia has granted an appeal to litigants in Spotsylvania County who want to keep the terms of their wrongful death settlements a secret. The cases involve allegedly tainted heart medicine blamed for six deaths and four ...Read More »
President Bush yesterday nominated Virginia Supreme Court Justice G. Steven Agee to a seat on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Agee would take the seat vacated by Judge J. Michael Luttig in 2006 when he left the court ...Read More »
The VLW Blog celebrates its first anniversary today. On March 12, 2007, Virginia Lawyers Weekly became the first member of the Dolan Media Company law group to enter the blogosphere. We launched the blog to provide a means to get ...Read More »
George A. Chabalewski, the head of the Virginia State Bar’s disciplinary system since June 2006, has submitted his resignation, effective July 9. Chabalewski joined the bar staff after 20 years as a civil litigator in the Virginia attorney general’s office. ...
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Powhatan County District Judge Paul W. Cella reportedly is hospitalized with multiple injuries following a motorcycle accident yesterday. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Cella’s BMW motorcycle collided with an automobile on U.S. Route 360 near Central Garage. A state trooper ...Read More »