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Author Archives: Maura Mazurowski

Alexandria firm helps families connect during COVID-19

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An Alexandria law firm is helping residents of two local healthcare facilities stay in touch with their loved ones during COVID-19. Curcio Law is donating video conferencing devices as part of the seventh annual “Injury Board Day of Action” — ...

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Richmond diocese paying $6.3 million to sexual abuse victims

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The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is paying $6.3 million to 51 people who were sexually abused as minors by clergy members, according to an Oct. 15 report on its website. In February, the Richmond diocese launched the Independent Reconciliation Program. From April 3 to May ...

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Staying active this fall

It seems as though staying active is just a bit easier during the summer. Even chores such as mowing the lawn and washing the car can be enjoyable when the weather is warm. But physical tasks can become significantly more ...

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Gloucester law firm holds ‘Car Seats for Kids’ contest 

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A personal injury firm is holding a “Car Seats for Kids” giveaway and educational campaign to help keep more children safe in Virginia. The event is being held by GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys in Gloucester. Though the firm traditionally holds ...

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Fairfax, Richmond attorneys receive pro bono award for name changing clinic (access required)

Alexandria attorney Clifford “Chip” Clapp and Richmond attorney Bary W. Hausrath are the recipients of the 2020 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award. The award, given by the Standing Committee on Access to Legal Services of the Virginia State ...

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Senate confirms U.S. judge, one of Trump’s few Black judicial nominees (access required)

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With overwhelming bipartisan support, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Roderick C. Young, one of President Trump’s few Black judicial nominees. Young, a former federal prosecutor and a longtime magistrate judge in Richmond, was confirmed in a 93-2 vote on Sept. ...

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Fairfax cruelty prosecutions questioned (access required)

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A Fairfax lawyer is questioning a promise by Commonwealth’s Attorney Steve Descano to continue prosecuting animal cruelty cases. On Aug. 19, WDVM-TV reported that the Fairfax commonwealth’s attorney’s office was no longer prosecuting animal misdemeanor charges and was cutting the ...

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