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Roanoke Bar honors Henry Woodward (access required)

Henry L. Woodward will receive the 2011 Frank W. “Bo” Rogers Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award from the Roanoke Bar Association at its Law Day luncheon on May 2. Lauren M. Ellerman will be recognized as the 2011 Young Lawyer of ...

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Roanoke’s no cell-phone policy defended by judges (access required)

ROANOKE — Despite barrels of ink and megabytes of bandwidth devoted to the effect of new technology on attorneys and courts, the subject remains a hot topic whenever lawyers and judges get together. At a recent Roanoke bench-bar meeting, participants ...

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Fairfax Bar mulls return of written judicial evaluations (access required)

The Fairfax Bar Association panel is considering whether to revive its long-standing local evaluation program for general district judges. The local evaluations were ended when the Supreme Court of Virginia initiated a similar statewide evaluation system in 2002. That judicial ...

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Alexandria bar’s ‘Gridiron’ spares no one (access required)

ALEXANDRIA—Everybody’s a target. As Douglas Steinberg, director of the Alexandria Bar Association’s annual Gridiron fundraiser, puts it, “We make fun of people we like, and we make fun of people we don’t like.” Not that it’s but so easy to ...

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A call for war stories

With the General Assembly session starting in a month, the leaders of several state bar groups are seeking war stories about how the judicial hiring freeze is affecting the administration of justice in the commonwealth. A quick recap: Last year, ...

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A couple of firsts for the VADA

The Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys held its annual meeting late last week and the organization marked several significant firsts: · It was the first time the VADA held its annual do at The Homestead. Both the Virginia Bar Association and ...

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Down and dirty

HOT SPRINGS–Hey buddy, want to get your hands on a “dirty transcript”? Attendees at the annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys perked up when Bill Archambault mentioned a “dirty transcript” in a seminar about using technology for ...

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