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Justices call pitches, but won’t draw the strike zone (access required)

Supreme Court Thoughts and Musings

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA – The Supreme Court of Virginia is willing to call balls and strikes, but don’t look for the court to diagram the entire strike zone. While lawyers should not expect the court to lay out ...

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‘The Virginia way’ still works in practice of law (access required)

VTLA member, Julia Cillo, moderated the panel

The ”Virginia way” in politics has taken a beating, but the “Virginia way” of practicing law survives, according to lawyers who regularly square off against each other in court. Civility is the hallmark of the “Virginia way” of law practice, ...

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Trial lawyers learn from experts, judges (access required)

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HOT SPRINGS – Virginia plaintiffs’ lawyers witnessed stark contrasts in courtroom styles as successful trial attorneys showcased their craft during the annual gathering of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association at The Homestead last month. New Jersey lawyer Tom Vesper donned ...

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Lawyer contributions: Attorneys’ political giving leans to GOP (access required)

Political Contributions anchor

With Republicans effectively in control of the Virginia governorship and both houses of the General Assembly, lawyers have been leaning to the red side in making political campaign contributions this year. The trend holds even for trial lawyers, often seen ...

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