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Quinn to receive family law award

Richmond lawyer Colleen M. Quinn has been named the 2015 recipient of the Family Law Service Award presented by the Virginia State Bar’s family law section. Quinn founded the Adoption and Surrogacy Law Center as a resource for people navigating ...

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No happy ending for reinstatement order

An employee won reinstatement with the employer she said violated her rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act, but the reinstatement didn’t work out the way the court had hoped. Last week, a federal judge figuratively threw up his ...

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Legislators back McDonnell appeal

Thirty-nine current and former members of the Virginia General Assembly are adding their voices to the call for overturning the corruption conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell. An amicus brief filed Monday contends that McDonnell’s conviction “blurs the line between ...

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Lawyers asked to help food bank

The statewide Legal Food Frenzy may be just on the horizon, but some lawyers in Wise County are launching an early effort to help the local food bank there overcome recent weather-related problems. Wise County Bar Association president Chuck Slemp ...

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Crigler to receive VSB education award

Retired U.S. Magistrate Judge B. Waugh Crigler has been named the recipient of the William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award from the Virginia State Bar Section on the Education of Lawyers in Virginia. The award recognizes an individual who ...

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