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Monthly Archives: May 2007

Employer gets new defamation trial (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit judge has ordered a new trial in a defamation case based on statements about an ex-employee’s “conflicts with co-workers,” “work style” and departure “for another job that was more flexible.” Although relatively innocuous, these alleged assessments by ...

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The Weekly Recap (access required)

Editor’s Note: The following selected stories appeared in the VLW Daily E-Mail Alert and as featured daily news links on the VLW Web site, www.valawyersweekly.com, from May 4 to May 10. The originating source of a story is indicated after ...

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School is in session for summer associates (access required)

Law students who are starting summer associate positions often need a “reality check.” Whether these aspiring lawyers are moving from the casual summer employment of their college days, or switching professional fields, they will have to understand and adapt to ...

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