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VSB: Lawyer pursued appeal without merit (access required)

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A veteran lawyer who persisted with appellate arguments that had already been rejected by the courts has agreed to a reprimand from the Virginia State Bar. The public reprimand without terms is the first disciplinary blemish on the 34-year record ...

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Housing authority lawyer beats UPL charge (access required)

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An Ohio-licensed lawyer who worked as general counsel for the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority has been cleared of allegations that she practiced law in Virginia without a valid license. The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board rejected disciplinary charges against ...

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Lawyers disciplined for helping mortgage ‘rescue’ firms (access required)

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Two Virginia lawyers have been sidelined as a result of involvement with so-called mortgage rescue operations in other states. An Alexandria lawyer was revoked in Virginia after being preemptively disbarred in Maryland. Despite never having a Maryland law license, Tawana ...

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Causey to be VSB president-elect (access required)

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A legal aid attorney is now in line to lead the Virginia State Bar beginning in 2017. Doris H. Causey of Richmond became the sole candidate for VSB 2016 president-elect when no other candidate submitted an application by the Oct. ...

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Court reporters: Please regulate us (access required)

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Virginia court reporters are asking to be regulated, in part to avoid the stigma of unqualified reporters confounding the legal system. Setting aside past hesitation, the Virginia Court Reporters Association now is backing an effort to require mandatory certification for ...

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