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The hot legal practice areas in 2012 (access required)

Despite sobering unemployment numbers across the country, employment for lawyers continues to be promising in the hottest practice areas. Firms are actively hiring attorneys who specialize in the highest-demand niches, according to Charles Volkert, Executive Director at Robert Half Legal, ...

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Bankruptcy trio joins Sands Anderson

Three bankruptcy attorneys are joining the Richmond office of Sands Anderson PC today. Roy M. Terry Jr., John C. Smith and Elizabeth L. Gunn are moving from Durrette Crump PLC, and they will bring experience as trustees and as counsel ...

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Manic (Cyber) Monday

It’s Cyber Monday, the day when retailers hope to rake in the bucks online. It serves as a bookend to Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving filled with bargains and sales. Hopefully no one will get pepper-sprayed while rushing to ...

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Ex-lawyer who pocketed fees gets three years in prison

Former lawyer Kyle Leftwich, who was convicted of keeping fees from social security cases she was expected to share with her partners, was sentenced to more than three years in prison. But Henrico County Circuit Judge L.A. Harris Jr. allowed ...

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Ex-lawyer who pocketed fees gets three years in prison

Former lawyer Kyle Leftwich, who was convicted of keeping fees from social security cases she was expected to share with her partners, was sentenced to more than three years in prison. But Henrico County Circuit Judge L.A. Harris Jr. allowed ...

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Verizon honored for in-house pro bono

WASHINGTON D.C. – The legal department of Verizon Communications Inc. was honored Sept. 22 with a Community Service Award, presented by the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association at its 7th annual awards program at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. ...

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Conviction reversed for lawyer who lied on pro hac application

A federal appeals court finds it a “close question” whether a lawyer can be convicted of obstruction of justice for conveniently omitting his prior disciplinary record in seeking pro hac vice status in a Virginia case. A three-judge panel of ...

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