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Lawyer disqualified, reprimanded for possible conflict (access required)

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A Bedford lawyer has been reprimanded by a Virginia State Bar disciplinary panel after a judge used blunt terms to disqualify the lawyer from a criminal case. Carter B. Garrett’s representation of a drug defendant facing trial presented “an actual ...

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

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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)

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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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