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Henrico lawyer surrenders license (access required)

Henrico County lawyer William O. Smith has surrendered his license to practice law rather than contest allegations that he misappropriated hundreds of thousands of dollars from escrow accounts related to a title insurance agency. Smith is the owner-operator of the ...

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Midlothian’s Garrett gets one-year suspension (access required)

Midlothian attorney Stacy F. Garrett III, a former Richmond prosecutor, has been hit with a second one-year suspension of his law license. A three-judge panel of Chesterfield County Circuit Court ordered the suspension for Garrett, finding he failed to use ...

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Two lawyer discipline cases contrasted (access required)

Dear Editor: Two articles about lawyer discipline in your May 9 issue stand in remarkable contrast to each other. In the first article (“Leesburg lawyer disbarred in Md. for forging papers”), you report that a lawyer tried to help a ...

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Lawyer still practicing after suspension, gets longer suspension (access required)

The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended the license of a Leesburg lawyer for five years because he continued to practice law and accepted a fee without providing services after his license had been suspended administratively. The action against ...

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