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Ethics charges are filed over blog (access required)

Richmond lawyer Horace F. Hunter faces a June 10 disciplinary hearing before the Virginia State Bar on a charge that a blog on his law firm website does not carry a disclaimer. Hunter says the VSB’s demand for a disclaimer ...

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VSB Council reps elected, conference heads chosen (access required)

Ten new members and 11 incumbents have been elected to the Virginia State Bar Council. One of the “new” members is hardly a stranger to the VSB’s governing body, however. Judith L. Rosenblatt will return after a year’s absence from ...

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Proposed LEO would give Medicare lien protection (access required)

A proposed Virginia legal ethics opinion provides plaintiffs’ lawyers with new ammunition in the battle for protection from Medicare liens in personal injury settlements. Insurance companies and the plaintiffs’ bar have tussled as each side sought a shield against exposure ...

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Ex-Bush official reprimanded by bar (access required)

Monica Marie Goodling, the key figure in the controversy about the political hiring and firing of U.S. Attorneys during the Bush Administration, has received a public reprimand from the Virginia State Bar. A VSB subcommittee concluded that Goodling, a member ...

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Pay your dues online – but only one at a time

Virginia lawyers will be able to renew their bar licenses online in June. It’s the first time the Virginia State Bar has offered “e-renewal,” but it may not be a boon for all attorneys. The web-based renewal form will allow ...

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Blatt, Hopper to gain honors from VSB (access required)

Franklin R. Blatt, a family law attorney from Harrisonburg , and Lelia Baum Hopper, the Supreme Court of Virginia staff member who oversees child dependency issues for the court, will receive awards from the Family Law Section of the Virginia ...

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