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Tag Archives: Judge Edward Hogshire

No ‘Tenant’ Relief Against Owners’ Association (access required)

A Charlottesville Circuit Court dismisses requests by plaintiff against defendant unit owners’ association, as he does not qualify for relief under any of the Code sections cited. Plaintiff’s first document is the Tenant’s Assertion and Complaint form designed for use ...

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Husband to Pay Wife’s $50K Attorney’s Fees (access required)

A couple who is divorcing after a “tumultuous” 21-year marriage will split their marital property 60-40 in favor of wife, and wife receives no current spousal support, but a 10-year reservation of a right to support; the Charlottesville Circuit Court ...

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Murray agrees to 5-year bar suspension in wake of sanctions payment (access required)

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Matthew B. Murray of Charlottesville has accepted a five-year suspension of his law license to resolve discipline charges arising from a contentious trial and a record-breaking verdict in 2010, according to the Virginia State Bar. The misconduct charges focused on ...

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Sanctions paid, Murray now faces bar discipline (access required)

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After paying a sanction award of nearly $600,000 for what a judge called an “extensive pattern of deceptive and obstructionist conduct,” former Charlottesville attorney Matthew B. Murray now faces Virginia State Bar disciplinary charges for his actions in the wrongful ...

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High court reinstates full verdict in ‘Lester’ (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has reinstated the full jury verdict of $6,227,000 on Isaiah Lester’s wrongful death claim based on the loss of his wife in a car accident in 2007. The court’s ruling closes the book on a ...

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High court hears record wrongful death appeal (access required)

A man should not keep a jury award for his wife’s death when he and his lawyer conspired to remove photos from his Facebook page and then lied about it to the court, a defense lawyer told the Supreme Court ...

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