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Tag Archives: Judge Stephen C. St. John

Disbarment raises questions about reciprocal discipline (access required)

U.S. Bankruptcy Court - EDVA

For the second time in a dozen years, a Virginia State Bar discipline panel has struggled with whether Virginia lawyers should be forced to defend their VSB privileges based on suspension or revocation by federal authorities. The issue of so-called ...

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Use of mediation in bankruptcy on the rise (access required)

Mediation in bankruptcy cases is becoming more common, as judges and lawyers discover how it can prevent the loss of millions in litigation costs in large, complex cases. Settlement of a recent Virginia construction dispute in bankruptcy court demonstrates mediation ...

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