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JIRC recommends discipline for SW Va. judge

The Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission recommended on Wednesday that the Supreme Court of Virginia censure or remove Juvenile and Domestic Relations District James Michael Shull. JIRC found that Shull on Dec. 15 twice directed a woman involved in a ...

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Search for VSB executive director delayed

The committee appointed to recommend a replacement for Virginia State Bar Executive Director Thomas A. Edmonds had hoped to have a candidate by the VSB’s annual meeting next month. But the committee has decided to re-advertise for the position, said ...

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Federal court as defense haven – Update

Yesterday, VLW posted a blog item entitled “Federal court as defense haven.” The item reported remarks made at a seminar held at the Spring Section meetings of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys at Keswick Hall May 11. Over many ...

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School is in session for summer associates (access required)

Law students who are starting summer associate positions often need a “reality check.” Whether these aspiring lawyers are moving from the casual summer employment of their college days, or switching professional fields, they will have to understand and adapt to ...

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The Weekly Recap

The following selected stories appeared in the Virginia Lawyers Weekly Daily E-Mail Alert from May 7 to May 11. The originating source of a story is indicated after the item. Please note that not all links may remain active. If ...

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