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Tag Archives: Judge Gerald Bruce Lee

Four get top VSB rating for federal judgeship (access required)

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Four candidates – two lawyers and two federal judges – have received high marks from the Virginia State Bar in their applications for an Alexandria federal judgeship. The VSB and other statewide bar associations ranked as many as 15 candidates ...

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Motion for Sanctions – Failure to Convey Settlement Offer – Reasonable Fees (access required)

Blowers v. Lerner (VLW No. 017-3-469, 17 pp.)(Lee, J.) 1:15-cv-889; E.D. Va. Holding:  On a motion for sanctions against respondent opposing plaintiff’s counsel for failure to convey a settlement offer, the court may after dismissing substantive claims retain jurisdiction to ...

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BAC, Officer Observations Support DUI (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court affirms the magistrate judge’s decision and upholds defendant’s DUI conviction because there was sufficient evidence to support a finding of guilt, including an officer’s observation of defendant’s multiple lane violations, defendant’s smell of alcohol and ...

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Stock Seller Liable for Fraud, Wins Bad Faith Claim (access required)

In plaintiff company’s suit alleging fraud and breach of contract regarding the parties’ Stock Purchase Agreement, including plaintiff’s claim seeking indemnification for a New Mexico tax assessment for an office that defendant seller allegedly concealed from plaintiff in the SPA, ...

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Mortgage Lender Could Force-Place Insurance (access required)

A bank wins summary judgment in Alexandria U.S. District Court in a mortgage borrower’s suit alleging the bank breached the mortgage agreement by improperly crediting payments timely made by plaintiff and improperly charging plaintiff for force-placed insurance even though plaintiff’s ...

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Reprimand Letter Not ‘Adverse Action’ (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s Title VII suit alleging defendant school board retaliated against her by refusing to remove a letter of reprimand in retaliation for prior allegations of discrimination lodged by plaintiff. Reprimand letter Defendant school board hired ...

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