Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath Co., has introduced a bill to abolish the Virginia Court of Appeals. Senate Bill 630 would simply do away with Virginia’s 28-year-old intermediate appellate court effective Oct. 1, restoring the Supreme Court’s authority to hear criminal, ...Read More »
On the heels of the Senate courts committee’s judicial interviews last Friday, both legislative courts committees have certified incumbent judges for possible re-election by the General Assembly this week. Supreme Court Justice Donald W. Lemons has been certified for another ...
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Lakshmi Challa, who heads her own four-office immigration law firm, was honored today by the Richmond Bar Association with the John C. Kenny Pro Bono Award for 2012. Each year, the RBA honors an individual, law firm or organization that ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar is gearing up to evaluate candidates for the expected vacancy on the Court of Appeals of Virginia created by the retirement of Judge James Haley Jr. Haley announced last month he will retire March 1, a ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly will host the fourth annual “Influential Women of Virginia” program this May. We are now accepting nominations for the Class of 2012. The Influential Women awards honor high-achieving women across the commonwealth. They recognize the outstanding efforts ...
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