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Author Archives: Paul Fletcher

Dave’s still not here

Few AP items make me laugh out loud, but there was one this past week. It’s the tale from Fairfax of an alleged stoner who may have engaged in drunk (or otherwise impaired) dialing. It starts: “A mistake worthy of ...

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Nominations now open for ‘Leaders’ and ‘Up & Coming’

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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is now accepting nominations for its two lawyer award programs, “Leaders in the Law” and “Up & Coming Lawyers.” The Leaders program, started in 2006, honors the lawyers across the commonwealth who are setting the example for ...

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Reader Rankings for 2018 open

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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce its 2018 Reader Rankings survey. This survey, now in its second year, focuses on businesses in the Central Virginia region. And it helps you to identify and vote for the businesses that help ...

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Heath, Byrum new leaders of VSB (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH — New leaders for the Virginia State Bar took office June 15 at the VSB’s Annual Meeting. Newport News lawyer Leonard Heath will serve as president. He is a partner in the firm of Heath, Overbey, Verser & ...

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‘Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame’ inaugural class named

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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is proud to announce the inaugural class of the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame. Membership in the Hall of Fame is reserved for Virginia lawyers age 60 and older. Criteria for inclusion in the Hall include: * ...

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Editorial: An important reminder

If you search the Rules of Professional Conduct,  you won’t find any references to the need to take care of yourself and your health. You won’t find any reference to the fact that law is a stressful profession and that ...

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10 for ’18

WILLIAMSBURG – The Virginia Law Foundation added 10 new Fellows to its ranks on Jan. 18, when the VLF held its annual Fellows dinner in conjunction with the kick-off of the Virginia Bar Association’s winter meeting. Induction as a Fellow ...

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