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Edmonds to run for VSB president-elect (access required)


The Virginia State Bar will have a three-way election for president-elect this year as former VSB executive director Thomas A. Edmonds of Richmond joins the contest. Already on the ballot are two Northern Virginia lawyers, Raymond B. Benzinger and Michael ...

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Judges skeptical about lawyers’ stories (access required)

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A series of recent legal ethics charges suggests Virginia lawyers ought to think carefully about what they say when judges demand their version of events. Three lawyers are in trouble with the Virginia State Bar after judges became skeptical about ...

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Lawyers tell the VSB what they think about the Bar (access required)


Surveys of consumer satisfaction can be tough when the “consumers” are members of a mandatory state agency that regulates their professional conduct. But the Virginia State Bar has reason to be pleased with the feedback from lawyers in its most ...

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Bar considers break with the past on ghostwriting lawyers (access required)

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Virginia State Bar authorities want to rewrite the advisory guidelines for lawyers who ghostwrite pleadings intended to be filed in court by non-lawyer clients. While ghostwriting has been frowned upon by many judges and ethically allowed only with disclosure of ...

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