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VSB: Study malpractice insurance endorsement (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar is taking a fresh look at its relationship with lawyer malpractice insurance carriers, including the bar’s current endorsed carrier, the Montana-based Attorneys Liability Protection Society or ALPS. The VSB’s Lawyer Malpractice Insurance Committee last month approved ...

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Lawyer gets one-year suspension for misleading judge (access required)

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A Covington lawyer has his license suspended for a year for helping a client get his driving privileges restored without telling the judge about a hearing scheduled later that day on the client’s felony charge of unlicensed driving. Marcus N. ...

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Wanted: A way to reverse problem with lawyers’ writing (access required)

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As if bar candidates cramming legal knowledge didn’t have enough to worry about with the looming Virginia bar examination, word is out that bar examiners have been casting a critical eye on candidates’ writing ability. The Virginia Board of Bar ...

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