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Questions To Ask An ADA Plaintiff (access required)

When trying to decide whether a disabled worker still has an ADA claim, a plaintiff’s lawyer may want to ask the same questions an EEOC investigator asks. The investigator has to look at the definitions used by the particular benefits ...

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Obituaries (access required)

William J. Mitchell III died Feb. 12 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 31. Mitchell practiced in Chesapeake and lived in Newport News. Mitchell, a native of Bakersfield, Calif., received his undergraduate degree in 1988 from the ...

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VSB Keeps UPL #183 Before Court (access required)

The Virginia State Bar Council will not withdraw a controversial unauthorized practice of law opinion pending before the Virginia Supreme Court, even though much of the opinion may have been mooted by this year’s General Assembly. At its meeting in ...

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Former Arlington Courthouse Imploded (access required)

ARLINGTON–The old Arlington County court house was reduced to a pile of rubble after being imploded by planted explosive charges. Several curious onlookers including Arlington attorney Joel L. Dahnke and his six-year-old son Tyler, were on hand Feb. 23 in ...

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Get down quick! Incoming porkers! (access required)

Some days it’s not easy being a lawyer. Some days in Boston, it can be downright dangerous. You never know when a disgruntled person might toss livestock at you. On Feb. 21, a man heaved a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig through ...

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