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VSB wants control of MCLE regs (access required)

A Virginia State Bar task force is recommending that the VSB Council have the final say on regulations by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board. Under the proposal, the council could reject amendments or regulations from the board by a ...

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Harding elected to VSB Council

Andrew Harding of Harrisonburg has been elected to the Virginia State Bar Council representing the 26th judicial circuit. He replaces George Shanks who now is VSB president-elect. Harding outpolled Carter Foulds of Winchester 101-77 in a special election. By Peter ...

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ALPS says claims in Virginia are up

An official from ALPS, the Virginia State Bar’s endorsed malpractice carrier, told the VSB Council yesterday that malpractice claims are up in Virginia. The company’s loss ratios, the amount of money the company received in premiums versus the amount paid ...

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ALPS: Malpractice claims up in Virginia (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH–Officials at ALPS, the Virginia State Bar’s endorsed legal malpractice carrier, first saw a few years of increased claims as a troublesome aberration. Now, they think there is a trend. Chris Newbold, ALPS’ executive vice president, told the VSB ...

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VWAA program showcases Turning Point Memorial (access required)

Our daughters’ daughters will adore us, and they’ll sing in grateful chorus, Well done, well done, sister suffragette! “Sister Suffragette,” from the popular Mary Poppins movie in 1964, sang the praises of British suffragettes in the early 1900s. Nearly 100 ...

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Blank: I plan to speak out on judicial freeze (access required)

Irving M. Blank, the incoming president of the Virginia State Bar, acknowledges that the freeze on filling judicial vacancies may well be beyond the purview of the agency. “But I certainly intend to speak out about it,” he said. “Before ...

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Shanks to become VSB president-elect (access required)

George W. Shanks, a Luray attorney and a member of the executive committee of the Virginia State Bar, will become president-elect of the VSB this weekend. Shanks, 65, joined the six-lawyer firm of Miller, Earle & Shanks PLLC in 2006 ...

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Six new members to join VSB EC

 VIRGINIA BEACH—The Virginia State Bar Council is expected to appoint Tracy A. Giles of Roanoke, Kevin E. Martingayle of Virginia Beach and Susan M. Pesner of McLean to its executive committee tomorrow. The will replace Judith L. Rosenblatt of Virginia ...

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