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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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Legal Food Frenzy continues through COVID-19 for month-long event (access required)

Attorney General Mark Herring (center) congratulates last year’s statewide winner, Sumner Immigration Law in Richmond, at an awards ceremony

There are just a couple of days left to participate in the Virginia Bar Association’s Legal Food Frenzy event. The event, now in its 14th year, is an annual competition amongst legal professionals, law offices, courts and/or law schools to ...

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Freddie Mac receives VSB pro bono award (access required)

Freddie Mac, the public government-sponsored loan company,  was awarded this year’s Frankie Muse Freeman Organizational Pro Bono Award by the VSB Standing Committee on Access to Legal Services.  The annual award recognizes Virginia organizations that provide “exemplary pro bono legal ...

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