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Federal right to sue notice does not apply to Virginia Values Act

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Claims of disability discrimination and retaliation against an employer survived summary judgment, but the Western District of Virginia said the worker failed to administratively exhaust his claims under the Virginia Values Act, or VVA. In Moss v. Saja Restaurant Group ...

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Parking change breached contract, violated zoning law

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A Fairfax County condominium association’s reallocation of parking spaces violated local and state law and breached its contract with the owner of three commercial condominium units in the development, the Court of Appeals of Virginia upheld. The owner of the ...

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‘Personal and prurient interest’: Sex with client was attorney rule violation

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An attorney violated Rule 1.7(a)(2) of the Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct by engaging in a sexual relationship with his client during representation, the Supreme Court of Virginia held, affirming a ruling of a three-judge panel in an attorney discipline ...

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Custis, Moore to receive honors from state bar

The Virginia State Bar will honor a pair of Virginia attorneys later this year with awards. Onancock attorney Henry P. Custis Jr. is this year’s recipient of the Tradition of Excellence Award from the Virginia State Bar’s General Practice Section, ...

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‘Go To Lawyers’ for appellate law announced

Virginia's Go To Lawyers for Appellate Practice

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce the “Go To Lawyers” for appellate law. Now in its fourth year, the “Go To Lawyers” program recognizes top lawyers in a particular practice area. Earlier this year, we celebrated “Virginia’s Go To ...

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Scope of expertise exceeded: Court tosses life care planner’s report

A life care planner’s expert report was excluded from an auto accident trial after a federal judge ruled that the planner rendered medical opinions that she was not qualified to in her report. U.S. District Judge Thomas T. Cullen handed ...

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