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Time-based billing (access required)

A recent survey completed by William G. Ross, professor at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, is ruffling some feathers. Ross has a special interest in billing ethics, and has done two previous surveys of this sort. In ...

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How to … choose office furniture (access required)

Furniture can have a major effect on how employees feel about the company they work for and their position there. It can also affect their job performance and health. For instance, an employee who sits in a non-adjustable chair at ...

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Fair Credit claim wins $100K in punitives (access required)

A credit reporting agency has to pay a consumer $100,000 in punitive damages for failing to reinvestigate false information in a consumer credit report. On Aug. 27, a Richmond federal district court denied Trans Union LLC’s post-verdict motions seeking to ...

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New time-sheet demands for defense lawyers (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia returned 3,627 vouchers to court-appointed attorneys in the first two months of the fiscal year because the forms were filled out incorrectly. That’s in the context of about 30,000 total vouchers, but the numbers—together with ...

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Seeking 2007's ?Leaders in the Law' (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is seeking nominees for the 2007 “Leaders in the Law” awards. These awards honor lawyers who are changing practice, advancing the law, im-proving the justice system and setting the standard for other lawyers. An online nomination form ...

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Lawyers in the News (access required)

Robert G. Ulrich, an appeals court judge from Kansas City, Mo., will begin teaching this fall at the Liberty University law school. He will teach several new courses and help the school develop a center focusing on international human rights. ...

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