A Roanoke City jury has returned verdicts totaling $9 million against two obstetricians in a birth injury case where the child’s medical expenses have already exceeded the cap for the child’s recovery under Virginia law. The child – now 10 ...Read More »
A Fairfax County prosecutor received a public admonition yesterday from a Virginia State Bar three-judge discipline panel for allegedly withholding evidence about prosecution witnesses. As The Washington Post reports, the judges rejected license suspension for Fairfax County Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney ...Read More »
Tazewell County Circuit Judge Teresa M. Chafin was elected to the Court of Appeals of Virginia on May 15. Her election was the highest-level seat to be decided in a post-midnight General Assembly session that produced controversy and acrimony over ...Read More »
A Virginia State Bar discipline panel last month yanked the license of a Reston lawyer based on allegations of “gross incompetence, utter lack of diligence, and dishonesty.” A VSB lawyer argued Thomas J. Sehler was “not fit to practice law” ...Read More »
Tazewell County Circuit Judge Teresa M. Chafin was elected to the Court of Appeals of Virginia in an early morning General Assembly session that left confusion and controversy about other judicial appointments. It appeared that the Assembly elected Fredericksburg lawyer ...
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