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Jury finds for co-defendant in legal malpractice case – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff alleged that her attorneys breached the standard of care in handling her divorce and equitable distribution matter. Because of this alleged breach, she claimed she agreed to enter into a property settlement agreement that provided less than she ...

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Lis Pendens Was Not Slander of Title (access required)

In this real estate dispute over the parties’ 2007 agreement granting an easement to construct a roadway and later sale of plaintiff’s property, a Fairfax Circuit Court dismisses plaintiff’s claims for slander of title, intentional interference with contract and abuse ...

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In-house lawyer beats VSB in ethics dust-up (access required)

Even though his company was twice sanctioned in litigation with a software supplier, a former in-house lawyer came out almost unscathed in a battle with the Virginia State Bar over ethics charges based on how he handled a multi-million-dollar business ...

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Episcopal church wins control of state churches (access required)

FAIRFAX (AP) The Episcopal Church should be restored as the owner of several historic churches in Virginia, a Fairfax circuit judge has ruled, years after the denomination was essentially evicted by local congregations dismayed with Episcopal leadership’s liberal theology. In ...

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No Hearing On Officer Grievance (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court denies an administrative hearing to a police officer who protests receiving a performance evaluation that rated him at the “Contributor” level for 2009-2010, which allegedly was lower than previous performance ratings. The Employment Dispute Resolution Board ...

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