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Bar won’t back pro bono reporting (access required)

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ROANOKE – A proposal to require lawyers to report their pro bono contributions each year will go to the Supreme Court of Virginia without the blessing of the Virginia State Bar. Members of the VSB Council voted 29-25 Oct. 7 ...

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Pro bono reporting issue sparks VSB ‘crisis’ (access required)

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By Dean E. Lhospital The Virginia State Bar is having some­thing of an existential crisis at the moment. In a diffuse and diverse organization of more than 40,000 sometimes argumenta­tive professionals, it is not surprising that its members would hold ...

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Lawyer diverted $182,000, bar charges (access required)

An Eastern Shore attorney misappropriated or misspent more than $182,000 of her great uncle’s money, using most of it for personal expenses, according to charges leveled by the Virginia State Bar. A VSB disciplinary subcommittee has certified charges including criminal ...

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Lawyer disbarred, accused of raiding her own office (access required)

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A veteran Richmond area bank­ruptcy lawyer – suspended last year for mishandling client money – now has been disbarred amid allegations that she drained her law office bank accounts and snatched office equipment to avoid creditors. Nnika E. White has ...

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