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Troutman names new managing partner for Richmond

Troutman Sanders LLP has appointed John S. West as managing partner of its Richmond office. West, 45, is deputy group leader of the firm’s white collar and government investigations practice. He succeeds Thomas E. duB. “Ted” Fauls, who has led ...

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Not-So-Great Depression

Why are so many lawyers unhappy? It’s a question that keeps the therapists in business but it’s not easily answered. A clinical psychologist in DC, in a piece called “The Depressed Lawyer,” cites a report finding that lawyers have the ...

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Law firm produces reading video

Charlottesville lawyer Kevin Ryan does his best Humphrey Bogart imitation in a video he and three staff members at MichieHamlett produced as part of the Big Read program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts. The program encourages everyone ...

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Taking it off at the firm of Bowman and Brooke (access required)

Rebecca Herbig’s nationwide litigation practice focuses on defending health care professionals. She’s taken a little time this year to concentrate on her own health care, by joining her colleagues at Bowman and Brooke LLP in their law firm’s “Biggest Losers ...

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Sign of the Times? (access required)

Many signs point to better economic times, but the biggest law firms in Virginia may be showing the fallout from the recession just now. During the worst stretch of the downturn, many law firms held steady and did not report ...

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Womble Carlyle to acquire firm in Charleston, SC

With more than 500 lawyers and an office in Tysons Corner, North Carolina-based Womble Carlyle is poised to expand by taking over a 44-lawyer firm in Charleston, SC. Buist Moore Smythe McGhee is Charleston’s largest law firm. Its acquisition by ...

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Bookkeeper charged with $500K theft from law firm (access required)

A Virginia Beach law firm is the alleged victim of more than $500,000 in thefts by its former bookkeeper. Police say a former employee of Bennett and Zydron PC, Diana L. Farmer-Forston, is accused of depositing forged checks into her ...

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