Tag Archives: Attorneys

Lawyers disciplined for helping mortgage ‘rescue’ firms (access required)


Two Virginia lawyers have been sidelined as a result of involvement with so-called mortgage rescue operations in other states. An Alexandria lawyer was revoked in Virginia after being preemptively disbarred in Maryland. Despite never having a Maryland law license, Tawana ...

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Counterclaims Dismissed in Law Firm Dissolution (access required)

In this litigation arising out of the dissolution of intellectual property law firm Jacobson Holman PLLC, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants plaintiff firm member’s motion to dismiss the firm’s counterclaims against two other firm members for payments into firm ...

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Ahoyez, ahoyez! Lawyer doubles as boat captain (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH – While hundreds of lawyers in business casual attire pondered new legal developments at a professional conference here last month, another lawyer was just offshore, scouting the waters for fish. During the week, Eastern Shore attorney Jack A. ...

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McAuliffe blocks higher scrutiny of state use of private lawyers (access required)


Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill to require public posting of most state contracts with private lawyers. Billed as a government transparency measure, Senate Bill 1059 was sponsored by Sen. Mark. D. Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg. “The legislation would have enhanced ...

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