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With VSB funds up, agency needs emerge (access required)

When the Virginia State Bar’s operating reserve was dropping, the discussion was about how soon dues would go up. Does a surplus dictate a decrease in dues? Richmond lawyer W. David Harless posed the question last week at a meeting ...

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When cocktail party chatter turns legal, lawyers seek ‘safe harbor’ (access required)

It’s a scene familiar to every lawyer. You’re at a cocktail party, introduced all around, when someone asks what you do for a living. As soon as you acknowledge your profession, some stranger hits you with a legal question. As ...

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Image polishing germane to a state bar’s mission

Whatever staff time went into former Virginia State Bar President Jon Huddleston’s “Virginia is for Good Lawyers” campaign appears to be a bargain. The Wisconsin State Bar spent almost $100,000 in 2007 to buy television ads aimed at improving the ...

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Image polishing germane to a state bar’s mission

Whatever staff time went into former Virginia State Bar President Jon Huddleston’s “Virginia is for Good Lawyers” campaign appears to be a bargain. The Wisconsin State Bar spent almost $100,000 in 2007 to buy television ads aimed at improving the ...

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Winchester lawyer suspended; receiver appointed

The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has summarily suspended the license of Winchester lawyer Gary Lance Smith on impairment grounds. In its order entered Tuesday, the board said Smith suffers from diabetes, “the complications of which prevent him from practicing ...

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