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Legal DIY (access required)

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Virginia bar leaders will take a closer look this year at the growing number of online legal vendors offering legal documents and services for fixed fees. It’s a growing concern, according to lawyers who spoke at the Virginia State Bar ...

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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 An Alexandria lawyer was revoked in Virginia after being preemptively disbarred in Maryland.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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