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Roanoke lawyer pleads to lying about sex with clients (access required)

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A Roanoke attorney has pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents about accepting sex for legal services and providing drugs to clients, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Scott A. Webber, 38, allegedly engaged in sexual activities with clients, exchanged ...

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An emphasis on wellness (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH – Virginia bar leaders wholeheartedly have taken up the cause of lawyer well-being, approving a trio of rule changes at the Virginia State Bar’s Annual Meeting and embracing a Supreme Court initiative that promises more changes. New VSB ...

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Heath, Byrum new leaders of VSB (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH — New leaders for the Virginia State Bar took office June 15 at the VSB’s Annual Meeting. Newport News lawyer Leonard Heath will serve as president. He is a partner in the firm of Heath, Overbey, Verser & ...

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VSB offers complete rewrite of UPL rules (access required)

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As states take a closer look at how they regulate the legal profession, the Virginia State Bar is considering a complete revision of its rules on unauthorized practice of law. The change potentially could relax restrictions on companies that offer ...

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Keeping the faith (access required)

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For people asking why trust in institutions is at historic lows, modern tech-driven phenomena are easy targets – think Facebook and Twitter, smart-phone addiction, big data and automation. But in a recent memoir, 4th U.S. Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson ...

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