Some Virginia law professors would be eligible to practice law even though they have not passed the bar exam under a bill introduced at the General Assembly. The proposal has been advanced by Washington & Lee University law Prof. A. ...Read More »
Revisiting the issue after a Virginia Supreme Court remand, a Fairfax County judge says the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia can keep the church buildings sought by breakaway congregations. Circuit Judge Randy Bellows Tuesday ordered all church property involved in the ...Read More »
ROANOKE—After hiring a new lobbying firm, the Virginia Bar Association hopes to have a stronger impact on bills of interest to lawyers in this year’s General Assembly session. “We have ramped up our lobbying effort,” VBA president Lucia Anna Trigiani ...Read More »
Any Virginia court could create a special docket to address the “specialized needs of similarly situated defendants” under legislation proposed by Del. Joe Morrissey, D-Richmond. House Bill 123 appears to be a reaction to a recent memo from Chief Justice ...
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Family business ventures face plenty of pitfalls. The familial trust can work against family members, if they fail to start as a formal business instead of as family. A new decision from Roanoke County shows what happened when two brothers ...Read More »