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When lawyers leave (access required)


You’ve been with your current law firm for a number of years. Perhaps you aren’t getting the type work you wanted, or you haven’t progressed as quickly as you’d hoped. Or, maybe, you’re just ready for a change. No matter ...

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Judges uphold reporter’s privilege (access required)


Citing a First Amendment reporter’s privilege, two Virginia circuit judges have blocked subpoenas seeking information gathered by a Richmond news reporter. One ruling includes written analysis in a two-page order. Both judges held the company seeking the reporter’s information had ...

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Hang it up (access required)


Virginia lawmakers have moved one step closer to completely banning driv­ers from using mobile devices. On Feb. 5, the House passed House Bill 874, which would prohibit motorists from using cellphones and other hand­held devices while driving and would penalize ...

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Nominations open for 2020 ‘Hall of Fame’ honorees


Virginia Lawyers Weekly is now taking nominations for the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame, our awards program designed to recognize some of Virginia’s most signif­icant senior lawyers. Membership in the Hall of Fame is reserved for Virginia law­yers age 60 ...

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