Author Archives: Paul Fletcher

No blue light special

The Democratic takeover of the Virginia General Assembly was the big headline from Election Day 2019. But while others were refreshing their updates on Election Night, I was watching a referendum in Southwest Virginia – a vote on whether to ...

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Fairfax seeks lawyers to help vet commissioner of accounts candidates

John H. Rust Jr., the longtime commissioner of accounts in the 19th Judicial Circuit, will retire effective July 1, 2020. Rust has held the position since 2006. He is a former chairman and member of the standing committee on commissioners ...

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Nominations sought for ‘unsung’ law firm staffers (access required)


Virginia Lawyers Weekly is seeking nomi­nations for its statewide awards program recog­nizing the Old Domin­ion’s most talented and dedicat­ed legal support professionals. Now in its third year, the “Unsung Legal Heroes” awards honor law firm employees, other than lawyers, who ...

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Reader Rankings for 2019 announced (access required)


The 2019 Reader Rankings are out. CLICK HERE to see all the winners and finalists for this year, and CLICK HERE to check out the previous editions of Reader Rankings. This awards program recognizes the businesses and organizations that support ...

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