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Focus on 'Professionalism' (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE–Edward B. Lowry’s office, housed in what used to be the Monticello Hotel, faces streetfront; from the sidewalk, you can see him working. The office is imposing, with two walls of windows, high ceilings and ornamental molding on the walls. ...

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Costs of CRESPA go up (access required)

Some of the lawyers who registered for two years as real state settlement agents under the Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act are going to find re-registration rolling around faster than they expected. And the registration fee they must pay ...

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The VSB wrestles with pro bono (access required)

Pro bono work is routine for Robert B. Altizer, immediate past president of the Virginia State Bar. Right alongside paying clients, people who have no money to pay a lawyer regularly walk into his firm’s office in Tazewell. He takes ...

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