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One for the veterans

Here’s an item in honor of Veterans Day tomorrow. It’s Veteran Legal Services Month, and the Virginia Bar Association is once again at work recruiting pro bono volunteers to help veterans with legal issues and raising money for projects that ...

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A guaranteed FAIL

WILLIAMSBURG–Virginia Beach lawyer Steve Emmert knows a thing or two about taking a case up on appeal. He’s one of the lawyers who has built appellate law into a recognized and well-respected area of practice in Virginia. He’s served as ...

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A first, a second and a third for the VADA

WILLIAMSBURG—Richmond lawyer Lisa Frisina Clement became president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys today at the group’s annual meeting at the Kingsmill Resort. The VADA was founded in 1968; Clement is the first woman to lead the defense bar. ...

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Kinser: Don’t tinker with Rules of Evidence (access required)

ROANOKE–Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser urged the General Assembly to vote thumbs-up or down on the court’s newly endorsed Rules of Evidence without any tweaking of individual rules. The court presented the rules to the Virginia Code ...

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Court’s study panel: Keep judicial map as is (access required)

The special committee appointed by Virginia’s chief justice to study judicial boundaries says the state’s existing judicial map should stay the way it is. The reason: A fear of collateral harm to how the commonwealth’s courts operate if wholesale changes ...

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