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California for all (access required)

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By Jessie Ammons Rumbley and Maura Mazurowski If California were its own country, it would have the fifth-largest economy in the world. So when the Golden State throws its weight around, it can rumble the desks of attorneys from coast ...

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Get a hobby (it’s good for you)

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I recently received a text from a lawyer friend telling me she wants to take hip-hop classes. “But I’m afraid I’ll make a fool of myself,” she said. As with many other attorneys, my friend regularly works 60+ hour weeks. ...

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Setting professional boundaries with clients

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Boundaries are an important part of any relationship. They provide basic guidelines that establish how people can – and can’t – behave around each other to help ensure that a relationship is mutually respectful. One of the most important types of ...

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Bill seeks ban on holding phone while driving (access required)

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Lawmakers are pushing to ban the use of cellphones while driving in Virginia. Current state law prohibits reading or typing messages on a personal communications device while driving. However, holding a cellphone is legal, except while driving in a work ...

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Lawmakers push bills on tenant rights (access required)

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The late fee that a landlord could charge a tenant would be capped at 5% under a bill now pending before the 2020 General Assembly. The measure is one of several aimed to reform housing policies and strengthen tenants’ rights. ...

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Democrats disagree on criminal justice reform (access required)

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Democrats – led by Gov. Ralph Northam – came to Richmond prepared to rewrite many of Virginia’s criminal justice laws. But not everyone sees eye-to-eye on the best approach, even those urging reform. “The goal is to call attention to ...

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