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KEITH TAKES VSB ELECTION (access required)

John A.C. Keith narrowly defeated Bernard J. DiMuro last Thursday to win the race for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar. Keith received 3,795 votes, or 51.6 percent of the votes cast, to defeat DiMuro, who garnered 3,560 votes. The ...

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The party may be over for summer law clerks at Virginia’s largest law firms, as firms now emphasize mentoring and training over firm “socials.” The nature of the summer experience at these firms has changed, but the compensation is still ...

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GAG ME WITH A SPOON (access required)

And speaking of Sen. Chuck Robb, judicial nominations and the selection process in general, what’s with all the secrecy? Back in the winter, when U.S. District Judge Robert Doumar of the Eastern District took senior status, Robb circulated a super-secret ...

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VSB disciplinary action (access required)

Virginia Beach attorney David Barry Schultz has voluntarily surrendered his law license. Schultz petitioned the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board for leave to surrender his license, and the board revoked his license effective April 25. Disciplinary charges were pending against ...

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CALLING `60 MINUTES' (access required)

Remember a piece on “60 Minutes” a few years ago about insurance fraud in California? Scam artists would zip in and out of rush-hour traffic in L.A., then dart in between two cars right before they stopped, and faster than ...

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