In January 2006, two men driving on Interstate 64 both were killed in a fiery head-on crash in Goochland County. The estate of one man filed suit against the estate of the other driver. But the defendant’s lawyer filed a ...Read More »
Washington & Lee Law School has announced that Virginia Supreme Court Justice Donald Lemons will teach appellate practice in the school’s third year program. From the news release: “The outstanding faculty at Washington and Lee University School of Law are ...
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As reported by the AP, Richmond Circuit Judge Theodore J. Markow approved the state’s settlement with most of the families of those killed in the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech. The ruling today gives judicial approval to resolution of 24 ...Read More »
The family of a woman who sued a radiologist who failed to get word to her regular doctor about a life-threatening medical condition should have a second chance to try their medical-malpractice against him, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ...Read More »
While Virginia criminal defense attorneys struggle with those complicated fee waiver forms and skeptical judges, many of them are taking time out to help their newer colleagues. The Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys reports a surge in applications for ...Read More »
We have noted some of the shenanigans exposed in recent Virginia elections, mostly involving anonymous mudslinging in violation of election laws. In Amherst County, however, the sheriff says things got physical. An unsuccessful candidate for supervisor is accused of putting ...
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The US Senate has confirmed Portsmouth chief circuit Judge Mark Davis for a federal district judgeship in Alexandria, according to the AP via WVEC. According to the report, Davis once worked as a lawyer for RMS Titanic Incorporated, the firm ...Read More »
The pay and hiring rates for summer associates at major Virginia law firms remain strong and steady, according to an exclusive survey by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Many major law firms are hiring as many or more summer associates in 2008 ...Read More »