A Northern Virginia woman watching the Arlington house for vacationing friends thought something was amiss. She went into the home and found a scene straight out of a fraternity house. Beer bottles here. Beer cans there. Dried sticky beer all ...Read More »
We’ve celebrated Headlines of the Day on this site, the hedders that are clever or capture a story so well. Anyone who has written the sterling headlines will have a number of clinkers in his or her clip file as ...Read More »
HOT SPRINGS—Members of the Virginia Bar Association made their way to the mountains this past weekend for the group’s summer meeting, the highlight of which was the Virginia senatorial debate between two ex-governors, Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine. ...
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And in more news from the department of “it’s tough all over,” compensation for corporate counsel also has dropped, according to a new survey released by AmLaw’s Corporate Counsel. Base pay has been relatively stable, the survey reports, dropping slightly ...Read More »
The Fairfax Law Foundation’s Society of Fellows has announced the winners of its first annual Golden Gavel Awards. The Awards were established to recognize the contributions of individuals, organizations and businesses for their leadership and community service. The Golden Gavel ...Read More »
Longtime McGuireWoods leader Robert H. Patterson Jr. has died, sixty years after he become the ninth lawyer at a Richmond firm then called McGuire, Eggleston, Bocock & Wood. From humble beginnings – growing up on Church Hill as a son ...Read More »
Two Virginia correctional officers cannot sue for alleged unlawful firing for exercise of their First Amendment free-speech rights; the 4th Circuit says complaints about an employee’s own duties pursued through an internal grievance procedure do not relate to a matter ...Read More »