A Richmond lawyer has beaten the Virginia State Bar in its efforts to revoke his law license. At the end of an 11-hour hearing on May 20, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board dismissed misconduct allegations against Charles E. Ayers ...Read More »
For nearly 20 years, the Virginia State Bar has been trying to help lawyers resolve fights with clients over fees and billing. The collective reaction of the lawyers: Ho hum. The VSB’s fee dispute resolution program simply hasn’t been used. ...Read More »
Midlothian attorney Stacy F. Garrett III, a former Richmond prosecutor, has been hit with a second one-year suspension of his law license. A three-judge panel of Chesterfield County Circuit Court ordered the suspension for Garrett, finding he failed to use ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended the license of a Leesburg lawyer for five years because he continued to practice law and accepted a fee without providing services after his license had been suspended administratively. The action against ...Read More »
A three-judge panel has revoked the license of Norfolk lawyer Mark Kantro for concealing $161,000 in income from his wife during their divorce. Kantro’s attorney, Allan Zaleski, told The Virginian-Pilot that the discipline is unusual because it is based on ...
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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 ...Read More »
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 »