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VSB to FTC: Go away

Virginia State Bar President Jon D. Huddleston sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission today objecting to the inclusion of lawyers among those subject to regulation under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) of 2003. The Red ...

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Lawyers say ‘No, thanks’ to Macs

The unhip PC promoter may be losing out in the Mac v. PC commercials, but PCs appear to be clear winners with Virginia lawyers. In the results of a tech survey released today by the Virginia State Bar, only 9.3 ...

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Williams Mullen celebrates centennial

To mark the law firm’s 100th anniversary, each of Williams Mullen’s 297 lawyers pledged to donate 100 hours of time this year to public service or pro-bono work. The firm was established in Richmond in 1909 by Lewis C. Williams ...

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Williams Mullen celebrates centennial

To mark the law firm’s 100th anniversary, each of Williams Mullen’s 297 lawyers pledged to donate 100 hours of time this year to public service or pro-bono work. The firm was established in Richmond in 1909 by Lewis C. Williams ...

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Retired Judge Burch Millsap dies

Former Fairfax County Circuit Judge Burch Millsap died on June 6 of lung disease. He was 85. Born in Missouri, Judge Millsap served in the Army Air Forces during World War II as an airplane mechanic. He graduated from law ...

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‘Mack’ Moncure dead at 88

Stafford County lawyer Thomas M. “Mack” Moncure died on Saturday. A native of Stafford, Mr. Moncure attended the College of William & Mary for both undergraduate and law school, according to his obituatry in The Free Lance-Star. During WWII, he ...

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First lawsuit filed in Metro crash

Deep in today’s Washington Post story about the deadliest crash in Metro history is this nugget, flagged by On The Record, a blog of our sister paper in Maryland: The first lawsuit against Metro as a result of the crash ...

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