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A Father, A Lawyer, A Builder (access required)

Walking with Michael A. Glasser through downtown Norfolk is an extrovert’s dream. In a two-block trek to lunch from his firm’s new home on East Main Street, Michael and his brother and law partner, Richard, pause to acknowledge almost everyone ...

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Insurance (access required)

The late 1990s featured more than a boom economy: For lawyers, the era also boasted a very stable market for malpractice claims against attorneys nationally, according to a new study from the American Bar Association. Lawyers with business-transactional practices were ...

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Online Filing (access required)

Consistent with the state’s reputation as a high-tech leader, several Virginia courts are taking a hard look at technology allowing the electronic filing of case documents. Anticipating the arrival of the virtual courthouse, however, some attorneys and state officials are ...

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Business (access required)

It’s a chilling scenario: You’ve got a big case. The other side makes a settlement offer by e-mail. You forward it on to your client, with a recommendation of how to proceed. She forwards it to her business associates; they ...

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Dimuro, Cremins Seek VSB Post (access required)

Editor’s Note: The two candidates for Virginia State Bar president in 2002-2003 have a lot in common. Both are Northern Virginia lawyers. William D. Cremins has practiced for 35 years in Fairfax. Bernard J. DiMuro’s office is in Old Town ...

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Office Technology (access required)

On many occasions people ask me what I do. Generally, I turn the question around and ask them what do they think. This way I get a better understanding of the perception in the marketplace. The answer I most often ...

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Guest Column (access required)

The first thing I learned on a recent trip to an area home improvement superstore is that, besides thousands of oddly attractive sharp-edged implements of doom, these places have a lot of ladders. This normally would not have bothered me, ...

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ADR (access required)

In alternative dispute resolution cases, instead of waiting until a resolution is near fruition, consider assessing the amount of damages at the onset of discussions. At first thought, this might seem to be a backward approach. But if the parties ...

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A Lawyer's View Of The Case (access required)

(Click here for the related story, “Reflections Of A Juror.”) Tommy Joe Williams’s jury service came in the case of U.S. v. Ellis, tried Nov. 13-20 in the Roanoke division of the U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, with ...

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