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Fifteen lawyers leave LeClairRyan (access required)

Fifteen lawyers have left Richmond-based LeClairRyan to form a boutique firm that will specialize in defending financial services companies and targets of Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions. The new firm will be called Murphy & McGonigle, with James A. ...

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Gentry Locke presents first Dick Rakes scholarship (access required)

Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore LLP has presented the first Dick Rakes Kiwanis Scholarship to a 2010 graduate of Northside High School in Roanoke. Mary Ann Nguyen received the $1,500 scholarship at a luncheon last week. The scholarship is based ...

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New managing partner coming at Troutman

The new year will bring a new management structure for Atlanta-based Troutman Sanders. Stepping aside as managing partner is longtime leader Bob Webb, who remains as Chairman. Stephen Lewis will take the reins as managing partner, heading a team of ...

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Allen & Allen to honor 100 Hometown Heroes

The Richmond-based personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen will celebrate its 100th anniversary by awarding 100 ‘Hometown Heroes.’ The firm is now seeking nominations for people who made a difference in their communities and in the ...

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Fee cap waiver money has run out

Virginia’s court-appointed lawyers are working strictly on the straight fee plan until July 1, according to an April 13 memo from Supreme Court Executive Secretary Karl Hade. The $4.2 million allocated for fee cap waivers for FY2010 has run dry, ...

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Law student to run for the money

University of Richmond law student Jessica Smith gets a head start with a chance for a $2,500 prize in a Richmond footrace tomorrow. She was chosen at random to compete in the “Dash for the Cash” in tomorrow’s Ukrop’s Monument ...

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Court affirms lawyer discipline for ‘frivolous’ suit against doctor

The Supreme Court of Virginia will not second guess a decision to discipline a Falls Church lawyer for suing a doctor who never treated the lawyer’s client. The court decision comes in the case of Michael P. Weatherbee, who sued ...

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Williams Mullen gets gag order in civil case

Unhappy with a published report about settlement talks and tawdry comments on a radio show, Richmond’s Williams Mullen law firm had a judge impose a gag order on the parties and their lawyers in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the ...

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