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Clients of disbarred attorney to share in receiver’s funds

Former clients of disbarred Roanoke bankruptcy attorney Ann Marie Miller will receive an average of 20 cents on the dollar for their claims under a plan generally approved by Roanoke Circuit Judge Clifford Weckstein. Roanoke lawyer Chip Magee, the receiver ...

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Morrissey seeks law license reinstatement (access required)

Joseph D. Morrissey, the former Richmond commonwealth’s attorney and now Henrico County delegate, has petitioned the Virginia State Bar to have his license to practice law reinstated. The VSB Disciplinary Board revoked Morrissey’s license in May 2003 after it had ...

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York’s Addison is exonerated (access required)

A three-judge panel last week exonerated York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen Addison, dismissing charges that she improperly coached a witness in a capital murder case. Emerging from the tangled case of Darryl Atkins, the ethics charges against Addison and her ...

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Input sought on VSB control of MCLE rules

The Virginia State Bar has posted for comment proposed changes to the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education rule. As we reported earlier this month, a task force appointed by immediate-past VSB President Jon D. Huddleston has recommended that VSB Council have ...

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York prosecutor exonerated in ethics case

A three-judge disciplinary panel Monday found no evidence of improper witness coaching against York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen Addison. After hearing the case presented by Virginia State Bar lawyers, the panel dismissed misconduct charges that arose from a 1996 capital ...

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