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Clients of disbarred attorney to share in receiver’s funds

Former clients of disbarred Roanoke bankruptcy attorney Ann Marie Miller will receive an average of 20 cents on the dollar for their claims under a plan generally approved by Roanoke Circuit Judge Clifford Weckstein. Roanoke lawyer Chip Magee, the receiver ...

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York prosecutor exonerated in ethics case

A three-judge disciplinary panel Monday found no evidence of improper witness coaching against York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen Addison. After hearing the case presented by Virginia State Bar lawyers, the panel dismissed misconduct charges that arose from a 1996 capital ...

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York prosecutor exonerated in ethics case

A three-judge disciplinary panel Monday found no evidence of improper witness coaching against York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen Addison. After hearing the case presented by Virginia State Bar lawyers, the panel dismissed misconduct charges that arose from a 1996 capital ...

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Buniva joins Eckert Seamans

The Pittsburgh-based firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC has attracted another prominent partner from the Richmond office of LeClairRyan. Brian L. Buniva joined Eckert Seamans environmental and litigations practices yesterday. Buniva is a member of Virginia State Bar ...

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Summertime and the livin’ is no longer as easy for summer associates at large firms (access required)

Once upon a time, large law firms hired large groups of high-achieving second-year law students as summer associates. This group spent the summer bonding with each other, researching memos or writing briefs for different partners, lunching with partners and each ...

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Hunton & Williams pro bono office marks 20 (access required)

More than 6,500 low-income residents in Richmond’s Church Hill neighborhood have received essentially free legal representation over the last 20 years from Hunton & Williams, the Richmond-based legal giant with more than 900 lawyers in 18 offices around the world. ...

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Williams Mullen dedicates new office building

Local and state officials were on hand for the christening of the 16-story Williams Mullen Center in downtown Richmond. Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones and Gov. Bob McDonnell were among about 150 attorneys and community members who attended the outdoor ...

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Demanding Diversity (access required)

The word “diversity” appears on the home page of major Virginia law firms’ websites. Business needs may be driving that emphasis, as much as moral imperatives. The large corporations that provide the bulk of the work for large firms are ...

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