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VSB revamps advertising rules (access required)

The prohibition against in-person solicitation would apply to all matters, not just those involving personal injury cases, according to proposed amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct that govern lawyer advertising and communications by lawyers with prospective clients. The Standing ...

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Court affirms lawyer discipline for ‘frivolous’ suit against doctor

The Supreme Court of Virginia will not second guess a decision to discipline a Falls Church lawyer for suing a doctor who never treated the lawyer’s client. The court decision comes in the case of Michael P. Weatherbee, who sued ...

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Criminal law seminar canceled

Because of a forecast for a massive snow storm, the 40th annual criminal law seminar scheduled for tomorrow in Charlottesville has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled in Charlottesville but those who registered for it may transfer to the ...

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Hassell: Put payee notice aside for now (access required)

Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. has asked the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association to back off on payee notification legislation in this session of the General Assembly. Hassell told VSB Executive Director Karen A. Gould ...

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