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VBA gives women lawyes chance to meet, talk (access required)

WILLIAMSBURG–The title given to the first-ever women lawyers’ breakfast roundtable at the Virginia Bar Association meeting here was “Can We Talk?” but the tone was far removed from the acerbic plaints of comedienne Joan Rivers. Instead, women lawyers and judges ...

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Task force pushes land records bills (access required)

A task force charged with modernizing the way land records are kept in Virginia has submitted its first fistful of recommendations to the General Assembly–including a request that it be allowed to continue its work. In response to the report ...

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The Lomap Puzzle (access required)

As if caught in a game of freeze tag, Virginia’s fledgling Law Office Management Assistance Program stands motionless, just as it was preparing to advertise for an executive director. A budget crisis at the Virginia State Bar, where mandated salary ...

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