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Fairfax prosecutor, defense lawyer offer view of murder case, midtrial (access required)

IRVINGTON–When Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney Ray Morrogh and criminal defense lawyer Peter Greenspun sat at a table before members of the Fairfax Bar Association, some may have wondered whether moderator Doug Kay could keep the two from tangling. The prosecutor and ...

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ABA to celebrate National Mediation Month in Richmond

October is National Mediation Month, and the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is hosting a reception in celebration. The free event will be held on Wednesday, October 20 at the University of Richmond law school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

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Supreme Court asks for pro bono proposal for corporate counsel

The Supreme Court of Virginia has asked the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Bar Association to submit a proposed rule for pro bono practice by corporate counsel. The request followed comments last month by Randal S. Milch, executive vice ...

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Walking the walk

WILLIAMSBURG–Walmart sometimes takes a beating. How many items have you read where a local preservationist group has banded together to keep a Walmart from being built on some site? The company, on the other hand, has become a national leader ...

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Air Force JAG chief gets top ABA post

Jack Rives, the recently retired Air Force judge advocate general, was named yesterday as the next executive director of the American Bar Association. Rives retired as the Air Force’s top legal officer of March 1 and will assume the ABA ...

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Richmond, Fairfax groups set Law Day observances

“Free Speech, Fair Speech, Fear Speech: Civil Discourse in a Volatile World” will be the topic of the third annual Law Day Conference at the Virginia Holocaust Museum on April 30. The program will begin at 9 a.m. and will ...

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Bars to revive ‘Wills for Heroes’ in Roanoke area (access required)

Lawyers in the Roanoke Valley will offer the Wills for Heroes program for first responders in April and May. The program is sponsored by the Virginia State Bar young Lawyers Conference, the Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the ...

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New leaders at the VBA

More news from the VBA meeting in Williamsburg: The association changed the guard at its winter meeting, with new officers taking over last Saturday. Richmond lawyer John Epps of Hunton & Williams moved into the highly coveted “past president” slot. ...

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Good Guy: Andy Nea

Richmond lawyer Andy Nea will be honored later this month by the Richmond Bar Association when he picks up the RBA’s John C. Kenny Pro Bono Award for 2009-2010. The association gives the Kenny award annually to an individual or ...

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