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VSB revokes Bressler’s license (access required)

In the wake of a guilty plea to a corrup­tion charge in federal court, the Virginia State Bar has revoked the license of vet­eran Bristol attorney G. Walter Bressler. Bressler on April 7 admitted keeping quiet about allegations of misconduct ...

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Selection underway for bar representatives

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Seven members of the Virginia State Bar Council will automatically rejoin that body this year, accompanied by two new candidates who likewise faced no opposition. The Council members who have been reelected by filing their petitions on or before April ...

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Ashland’s Witmeyer gets family law honor

Carl J. Witmeyer II of Richmond has been named the 2016 recipient of the Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State Bar’s family law section. The award recognizes and honors an individual who has made a substantial ...

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Banished bankruptcy lawyer hopes for return (access required)

A former bankruptcy lawyer permanently barred from eastern Virginia bankruptcy courts is asking a judge to allow the possibility of his return to practice. Even if the federal judge agrees, several hurdles confront Kenneth W. Paciocco, who was disbarred by ...

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