NORFOLK (AP) — Step into a Tidewater nightclub in the 1970s or ’80s, and chances are you’d see John Cog. He was the guy just beyond the dance floor, behind the keyboards and amplifiers. He’d play the organ, the electric ...Read More »
By Jessica G. Kelly and Christopher R. Blazejewski BridgeTower Media Newswires The existence, terms and scope of an attorney-client relationship are generally straightforward and understood between the parties. There are times, however, when a miscommunication between attorney and client creates ...Read More »
By Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires It’s not easy being a lawyer these days. The legal landscape is changing quickly due to increased globalization, competition from non-traditional legal providers, and rapid technological advances. Understanding how these trends impact the practice ...Read More »
What once appeared to be a settled matter – the filling of a vacant Loudoun County judgeship by a consensus candidate – turned into a scramble in December as bar groups evaluated candidates amid concern that a choice may already ...Read More »
Where a judgment has been reinstated on appeal, interest on an award must be calculated from the date of the original judgment, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled on an issue of first impression. The Nov. 27 ...Read More »
By Jacqueline B. Lee BridgeTower Media Newswires Cyberattacks are increasing in sophistication and magnitude of impact across all industries globally. According to a recent report issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the average cost of a cyber data ...
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A year ago, a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Alex Kozinski, retired in the face of allegations of improper sexual conduct and abusive practices toward colleagues and law clerks. This event prompted leaders in the courts ...
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By Matt Prinn BridgeTower Media Newswires Requests for proposals from corporate clients to law firms can involve a specific matter or they can deal with the overall client-law firm relationship. For the broader overall proposed relationship, there often will be questions ...Read More »
A former prosecutor who claimed she was unlawfully fired from the Carroll County commonwealth’s attorney’s office has had her federal employment lawsuit tossed out of court. Colette M. Wilcox, who now practices in Bristol, alleged her wrongful termination hurt her ...Read More »
A federal prisoner’s sentence is to be reconsidered, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled, thanks in part to the work of two University of Virginia Law students. Sound familiar? This is the second time that students at ...Read More »