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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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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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In-House Counsel Pay Is Down, Bonuses Up (access required)

The 2003 Altman Weil Law Department Compensation Benchmarking Survey of American corporate law departments was released last week and the annual survey is a good news-bad news proposition. Salaries for corporate lawyers are down. But there have been significant increases ...

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Jurisdictional Differences Abound In NoVa (access required)

FAIRFAX – Some Virginians tend to see the northern part of the state as a single region, united by sprawling housing developments, office parks and chronic congestion. But lawyers who practice in Northern Virginia should know that the region’s localities ...

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