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VSB Exec Committee edition (319438) (access required)

VSB Exec Committee edition — On Sept. 11 and 12, the Virginia State Bar’s Executive Committee convened at the Doe Run Lodge Resort and Conference Center in Hillsville. For those unfamiliar with Southwest Virginia, Doe Run is just off mile ...

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VSB Exec Committee edition (319439) (access required)

VSB Exec Committee edition — On Sept. 11 and 12, the Virginia State Bar’s Executive Committee convened at the Doe Run Lodge Resort and Conference Center in Hillsville. For those unfamiliar with Southwest Virginia, Doe Run is just off mile ...

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SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE… (access required)

Consider an unemployment comp case in this week’s paper: The issue is whether 14 workers are employees or independent contractors…VEC said employees and tagged the company for back taxes…judge affirms..ho hum…not a very sexy case, right? But wait a minute. ...

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Rudeness in Hokieland: the story will continue (access required)

Here’s an item where we think it’s probably best to stick strictly to the wire account: The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Virginia Tech administrator who is suing the school newspaper because of the ...

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Woolly bully (access required)

Francis Chester is locking horns again with Augusta County. Last year, the Verona lawyer-farmer fought the county and won the right to operate a law office on his farm. Now he is waging what he calls a “wool war” with ...

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Judicial update: Southside edition (access required)

Chatham lawyer Charles Strauss is getting his ducks in a row to succeed retiring Pittsylvania Circuit Judge B.A. Davis III this winter. Strauss gained the unanimous backing of the Pittsylvania County bar last month when Michael Turner, also of Chatham, ...

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Judicial update: Norfolk edition (access required)

Speaking of the judicial merry-go-round, Norfolk has a new J&DR judge this week. Joseph Massey succeeds Judge Lester Moore, who decided to retire Sept. 1 after 22 years of service. When he took the bench in 1976, Moore was Norfolk’s ...

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If they only had a brain… (access required)

Richmond’s celebrated crime novelist Patsy Cornwell now is being sued by not one but two families of murder victims who claim she violated their families’ privacy by spilling autopsy details in her 1992 novel, All That Remains. The courts can ...

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This little piggy….. (access required)

Here’s a timely item, considering we’re in the dog days of summer: Gov. George Allen wants people to know that Virginia isn’t just for lovers. It’s also for animal lovers. Allen has declared August to be “Virginia is for Animal ...

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Hop into the Way-Back Machine (access required)

Here’s an item that will give you flashbacks to about 1993. One word: IOLTA. Dredge the memory banks and you’ll recall that despite some popular opposition, the Virginia State Bar Council voted to make our Interest On Lawyer Trust Accounts ...

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