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Attorney General answers call to jury duty

It didn’t take long to eliminate him from the jury pool – for several solid reasons – but Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring showed up as summoned at the courthouse in Leesburg Tuesday. Herring, a Loudoun County resident, arrived before ...

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Symposium to honor women at W&L law

A symposium this month at the Washington & Lee University law school will focus on the advancement of women in the legal profession. The first annual Lara D. Gass Women in the Law Symposium is set for March 27 at ...

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Bar panel to look at e-voting

With fewer than 15 percent of eligible lawyers voting in last fall’s three-way election for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar, a four-member group has been named to see if technological issues may have impeded participation. Current VSB president Kevin ...

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Foreclosure suit not barred by res judicata

A couple who lost their home to foreclosure will get another chance to sue for breach of contract and constructive fraud. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed dismissal of the suit, finding fault with the Richmond federal court’s analysis of ...

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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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