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Court affirms lawyer’s liability for conversion (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia says a Roanoke lawyer is liable to the family of a deceased former law partner for pocketing the proceeds of a long-overlooked stock windfall. The case helps define a statutory tolling provision. The justices said a defendant’s obstruction of the filing of an action will toll the limitations clock even if ...