Del. Joe Morrissey, D-Richmond, should not get his law license back, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board concluded Tuesday night. Board Chairman William E. Glover said the two-day hearing on Morrissey’s request for reinstatement “gives the board no reason to ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
A Colonial Heights lawyer has surrendered his law license rather than contest allegations that he took money from the personal account of the lawyer he worked for in Gloucester. The revocation of the license of Gregory A. Thomas was effective ...Read More »
Del. Joe Morrissey, D-Richmond, is ready to be reinstated as a lawyer and has earned the opportunity to rejoin the bar, his lawyer, Edward B. Lowry, told the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board Friday. Morrissey ran into tough questioning from ...Read More »
A free telephone CLE seminar will be presented at noon Thursday for attorneys wanting to provide pro bono services for those affected by tornadoes recently in Pulaski, Gloucester and Mathews counties, among other localities. Those attending the seminar will be ...
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A lawyer in Salem who paid his son’s school tuition directly from his trust account has agreed to the revocation of his law license. Steven F. Helm consented to revocation based on Virginia State Bar reports that his trust account ...Read More »