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Southwest Judges Run Into Buzzsaw (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor A Scott County juvenile and domestic relations court judgeship is vacant after Sen. William Wampler, R-Bristol, declined to nominate the sitting judge for reappointment. Wampler said he based his decision not to nominate Judge David ...

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Judicial Elections (access required)

These judges were elected or re-elected by the General Assembly, the circuit judges to terms of eight years and the general district judges to terms of six years. Circuit Judge Circuit Thomas S. Shadrick 2 James A Cales Jr. 3 ...

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VSB Would Be Able To Audit Accounts (access required)

By Baker McClanahan & Christopher Gatewood The Virginia State Bar would have the authority to conduct audits of real estate lawyers’ escrow accounts, under legislation passed last week by the Senate. But what exactly that development will mean for lawyers–and ...

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Legislative Panels Cohen For Court Seat (access required)

By Baker McClanahan & Christopher Gatewood Two legislative committees each spent almost three hours last Monday interviewing 11 candidates for a seat on Virginia’s highest court. But the legislators focused a full third of their time chatting with a long-time ...

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