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Mims to join Hunton and Williams

Virginia Attorney General William C. Mims will join Hunton & Williams LLP when he leaves office in January. Mims was named AG earlier this year when former Attorney General Bob McDonnell stepped down for a successful run for governor. Mims ...

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Senate confirms Judge Davis (access required)

After five months of delay, the U.S. Senate voted 72-16 on Nov. 9 to confirm Judge André M. Davis to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Davis, 60, a judge on the U.S. District Court in Baltimore, will take ...

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Need for Speed (access required)

To take a break from his legal work, Richmond lawyer Stephen Harper likes to take his car for a spin through the countryside. In Harper’s case, however, the car is a race-prepared Nissan Sentra and the “countryside” is the scenic ...

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Contempt reversed (access required)

A criminal defense attorney who did not appear for a court date after agreeing to a continuance with a prosecutor could not be found guilty of contempt of court because he did not intend to interfere with the administration of ...

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Marshall Ross becomes leader of VADA (access required)

The newly installed president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys is not anxious to build any fences around the lobbying efforts of his organization. Marshall H. Ross of Harrisonburg last month took the helm of the organization that represents ...

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