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Lewis Gains Lifetime Award In Family Law (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH—Just weeks ago, Glenn C. Lewis stood before a crowded room of peers, clients, and family at his daughter’s Bat Mitzvah and realized how happy he was. “You have to love what you do to be good at it, ...

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Roanoke Attorney Named Young Lawyer Of The Year (access required)

As a first-year lawyer at the Roanoke firm of Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore, Brett Marston was inspired by the degree of community activism within the firm. The roster of attorneys included the current president of the Virginia State Bar, ...

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Winchester Attorney Is 2004 Legal Aid Lawyer Of The Year (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH—Nancy Glickman is a legal aid lawyer, always has been, “always will be,” she said. As the 2004 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year, Glickman is recognized for a career in legal aid that extends across several state lines ...

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'Future Of Marriage' Explored by VWAA Panel (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH — Marriage is an immutable institution, unchanged and unchanging throughout the course of human history. Marriage is an institution that clearly has evolved over time, and can continue to be reshaped to better serve human needs. These polarized ...

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Lawyer's Advocacy Work Inspires TV Drama, Others (access required)

Scott Hollander left behind his private law practice to pursue his dream of a career in child advocacy, and in the process became the inspiration behind the CBS television series “The Guardian.” But beyond a shared commitment to child advocacy, ...

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Hassell: State Of The Judiciary, 2004 (access required)

Editor’s Note: On May 12, Virginia Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. delivered the 2004 State of the Judiciary Speech to the Judicial Conference at its meeting in Charlottesville. Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to reprint the full text of ...

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'Psst … Can We Keep A Secret?': Protecting Clients' Information (access required)

As lawyers we have a rather rigid code of conduct. We’re required to protect confidential client communications along with many other items of esoteric data. We’ve recently encountered a sweeping federal regulation imposing significant burdens on the medical profession called ...

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Veteran Roanoke Attorney Celebrates 50 Years (access required)

Frank W. “Bo” Rogers Jr. has a benefit that few others at the Roanoke firm of Woods Rogers PLC enjoy—a key to the freight elevator. “A fellow lawyer is known for telling people around here that one day, they’re going ...

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Doctors vs. Lawyers (access required)

Doctors and lawyers. The two groups haven’t always been the best of friends. For one thing, lawyers sue doctors in medical malpractice cases. And the two groups have duked it out in the General Assembly with regularity. This year, the ...

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Large Cases Down, Med-Mal Verdicts Up (access required)

Two findings jump out immediately from Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s survey of the “Largest Verdicts of 2003.” Really big verdicts are less prevalent. The top verdict of the year was a $35 million award, handed down by a Norfolk federal jury ...

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