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Sanctions paid, Murray now faces bar discipline (access required)

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After paying a sanction award of nearly $600,000 for what a judge called an “extensive pattern of deceptive and obstructionist conduct,” former Charlottesville attorney Matthew B. Murray now faces Virginia State Bar disciplinary charges for his actions in the wrongful ...

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Lawyer’s light loan payoff leads to discipline charge (access required)

A lawyer who allegedly underpaid a lawsuit loan when he settled his client’s case is facing a misconduct charge from the Virginia State Bar. The loan company demanded a payoff of nearly nine times the original loan amount of $26,500, but received only $50,000 from the plaintiff's lawyer as he made payments from a $3 million settlement [...]

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Disbarment raises questions about reciprocal discipline (access required)

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For the second time in a dozen years, a Virginia State Bar discipline panel has struggled with whether Virginia lawyers should be forced to defend their VSB privileges based on suspension or revocation by federal authorities. The issue of so-called ...

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