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Keenan: Try case with an eye to appeal (access required)

When handling a case that you might appeal, keep requirements for the appeal in mind during trial. “Appellate advocacy begins in the trial court,” said Supreme Court Justice Barbara M. Keenan. Read the appellate rules before trying a case that ...

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VSB Council reps elected (access required)

During the month of April, circuits throughout Virginia elected representatives to the Virginia State Bar Council. The following individuals were elected at circuit meetings. The terms of the newly elected members will begin July 1. A star (*) indicates an ...

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New law cuts access to doctors (access required)

Plaintiffs’ and defense lawyers in personal injury cases are accustomed to jockeying for an advantage in interviewing a plaintiff’s treating physician. Defense lawyers like to have direct, informal access to physicians in order to obtain information about a plaintiff’s condition. ...

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