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No Noncompete, No Relief For Employer (access required)

Lawyers on both sides agree: A covenant not to compete might have made all the difference in a recent employment-law ruling by the Supreme Court of Virginia. The case is Williams v. Dominion Technology Partners, L.L.C. (VLW 003-6-036). On Feb. ...

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Arlington Bar Rejects Board's PD Resolution (access required)

In a referendum, the members of the Arlington County Bar Association have rejected a resolution supporting the establishment of a public defender’s office in the county. In late November 2002, the association’s board of directors unanimously passed the resolution, which ...

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Richmond Lawyer Wants To Be Next AG (access required)

With Attorney General Jerry W. Kilgore the presumptive Republican nominee for governor in 2005, the jockeying among lawyers looking to replace him has already begun. Richmond attorney Stephen E. Baril, a pro-business conservative, is the first of the pack to ...

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$1M Verdict For Tractor Collision (access required)

A Southampton County jury has awarded $1 million to a farmer who was struck from behind by an 18-wheeler while riding his tractor. The verdict is reportedly the highest in the history of the rural county of 17,000, which sits ...

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Hassell Sworn In As New Chief Justice (access required)

Before a courtroom packed with family, friends and public officials, Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia last Tuesday. Justice Barbara Milano Keenan administered the oath of office to Hassell, ...

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