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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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How to pick and present trial experts (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH–Everybody has an opinion, but the opinions that count most in court are likely to be expert opinions. Trial lawyers know there aren’t many cases nowadays that don’t involve experts, aside from the occasional case involving an adulterated product ...

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Judicial X’s and O’s

Judges, including Chief Justice Cynthia Kinser, substituted for celebrities on Friday in the version of Hollywood Squares that the Young Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar dubbed Judiciary Squares. The judges were given evidence-related questions and contestants – and ...

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VSB names deputy bar counsel

The Virginia State Bar has promoted Kathryn  Montgomery to the No. 2 position in its system for regulating lawyers suspected of violating legal ethics. Montgomery succeeds Harry Hirsch, who retired last month after 27 years with the agency, as deputy ...

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The VLW Quick 10: VSB Scenes (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly has been making the scene at the beach and on the boardwalk since 1986. Here’s a Quick10 recap of memorable moments from our “Scenes” coverage of past annual meetings. 1. Then, now and later. In 1995, a ...

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Fairfax’s Sharon Nelson to seek top VSB post

Sharon D. Nelson, a Fairfax lawyer and president of a computer forensics and information security company, wants to be president of the Virginia State Bar in 2013-14. Nelson is a member of the VSB Council and its executive committee, and ...

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Draft LEO: Plaintiff is not required to indemnify liens (access required)

Trial lawyers are cheering and the defense bar and at least one corporation are booing a proposed Legal Ethics Opinion on lawyers’ obligations for unpaid liens in personal injury cases. LEO 1858, as drafted, says it is unethical for a ...

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