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General Assembly (access required)

Attorney General Jerry W. Kilgore last week released his agenda for the 2003 General Assembly session, with the ongoing battle against identity theft as one of his signature initiatives. Affecting approximately one in five Americans, identity theft is estimated to ...

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The Fine Print (access required)

LEGALLY SPEAKING By David Dempsey Miranda Publishing $49.95 Unlike many “how-to” guidebooks – which often put the “less” in lifeless prose – David Dempsey’s “Legally Speaking” provides a lively blueprint for successful oral presentations anywhere from the courtroom to the ...

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Largest Verdicts of 2002 (access required)

In the year of the well-publicized woes of Enron, Arthur Andersen and WorldCom, Virginia juries punished fraudulent behavior with three of the largest verdicts in 2002. Of the year’s largest verdicts, the fraud cases — including the runaway top verdict, ...

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Largest Verdicts of 2002 — The List (access required)

#1 $177 Million Andrews v. Primus Telecommunications Group, et al. Type of Case: Fraud and Securities Fraud Court: USDC, Alexandria Virginia Attorney: Bernard J. DiMuro, Alexandria Summary: A federal jury in Alexandria found a Northern Virginia company that provided online ...

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Jury Hits 'Net Startup With $177 Million Verdict (access required)

An Alexandria jury awarded the largest verdict in Virginia history when it found that an online tutoring company had defrauded 13 investors and sales consultants. The jury found that TutorNet.com Inc., a Northern Virginia company, misrepresented its financial strength and ...

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The VSB: A Look Back At The Bar In 2002 (access required)

The Virginia State Bar saw two major projects end with different results during 2002. And a third is close to resolution. One big project was approved: A consolidation of the rules that govern lawyer disciplinary proceedings was adopted by the ...

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The Best Of 2002 (access required)

So what was the biggest news story in the Virginia legal world during 2002? This year, we’re going to let you tell us. Below, we have selected 10 significant stories from the past year, along with a brief explanation for ...

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