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Counterfeit purses carry trouble for attorney (access required)


A lawyer whose wife sold knock-off fashion accessories on the Internet ended up defending both a $2 million trademark infringement suit and Virginia State Bar disciplinary charges. The lawsuit – criticized as “legal extortion” in one pleading – cost the ...

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Lawyer disqualified, reprimanded for possible conflict (access required)

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A Bedford lawyer has been reprimanded by a Virginia State Bar disciplinary panel after a judge used blunt terms to disqualify the lawyer from a criminal case. Carter B. Garrett’s representation of a drug defendant facing trial presented “an actual ...

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