Two members of the staff of Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-6th – both lawyers – have been selected for his senior staff for the House Judiciary Committee where Goodlatte will take office as chairman. Shelley Husband will serve as chief of ...Read More »
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is out with its legislative wish list for the 2013 General Assembly and tort reform measures loom large on the Chamber agenda. The Chamber will continue efforts to change Virginia’s 40-year practice of barring depositions ...Read More »
Virginia Beach lawyer Kevin Martingayle has narrowly won the vote for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar. Martingayle’s margin of victory over Raymond Benzinger of Fairfax was less than 2 percent, according to VSB figures. Virginia lawyers cast 3,072 ballots ...
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A Virginia Beach lawyer lost two fingertips last week when a jail door slammed on his hand after a client visit. Greg McCormack is nursing two “extremely painful” fingers after the Nov. 21 incident at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail ...Read More »
Stories about drunken drivers walking away from traffic accidents are not mere apocrypha. They show up in our Verdict & Settlement Reports. Turns out, science may back up the notion that God protects drunks and fools. Alcohol intoxication – even ...Read More »
A big six-foot monument to the Ten Commandments was placed on the grounds of the Oklahoma state capitol on Thursday, three years after it was authorized by the state legislature. Two problems with that. Three if you’re the Oklahoma ACLU, ...Read More »