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Va. lawyer will moderate national listserv

Fairfax solo practitioner David Kaufman has been selected to administer the popular “SoloSez” listserv hosted by the American Bar Association. Founded in 1996, SoloSez is a national e-mail forum that allows solos and small firm attorneys to exchange ideas and ...

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‘Kiss my sanctions’ may not be enough

Once again, when trial judges and lawyers convene, the talk turns to Benitez, the Virginia Supreme Court sanctions case. The venue this time? A panel of circuit court judges at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association annual meeting on March 28, ...

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McDonnell takes issue with ABA

Yesterday, the American Bar Association renewed its call for a nationwide moratorium on use of the death penalty; the group issued a report based on several states’ experience, calling the system “deeply flawed.” Virginia was not one of the states ...

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July bar exam results are in

The results for the July 2007 Virginia Bar Examination are in. Click on the words above and you’ll head to a list of the 1,081 applicants who were successful in Roanoke last summer. A total of 1,502 people sat for ...

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E-discovery one year later, the view from Richmond

Read the 2006 federal rules on e-discovery, but don’t ignore the old case law, a Richmond federal district judge told lawyers yesterday at a Richmond-area bench-bar conference. The changes to Federal Rules 26, 33, 34 and 37 didn’t develop in ...

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Supreme Court adopts Clients’ Protection Fund fee

The Supreme Court of Virginia approved on Friday the assessment of a $25 fee on all active members of the Virginia State Bar to support the Clients’ Protection Fund. The approval had been expected because the VSB Council had recommended ...

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