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VLW earns award from National Newspaper Ass’n (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly has been honored in the 2012 “Better Newspaper Contest” conducted by the National Newspaper Association. The column, “Meet John Doe,” earned Honorable Mention as Best Humorous Column for the newspaper’s circulation category. The piece, written by VLW ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

Effective Sept. 1, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended the license to practice law of James F. Sumpter of Midlothian for 30 days for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and declining or terminating representation. This discipline was ...

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John W. Dozier Jr. (access required)

John W. Dozier Jr., one of the first lawyers to establish a practice based on Internet law, died Aug. 6. He was 56. Mr. Dozier started practicing law in 1981, primarily litigation and collections. He served as president of the ...

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Hugh V. White Jr. (access required)

Hugh Vernon White Jr., who as chairman of the Hunton & Williams executive committee led the firm’s international expansion, died Aug. 6. He was 79. A Nansemond County native, Mr. White earned a civil engineering degree from Virginia Military Institute ...

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