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Lawyer fees cut in bias case against LeClairRyan (access required)


A modest recovery in a wide-ranging gender discrimination suit against the Richmond-based law firm of LeClairRyan became even more modest last month when a federal judge nixed a $135,630.30 fee enhancement for the plaintiff’s lawyers. U.S. District Judge Robert E. ...

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Dress codes: The poll results (access required)

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Men don’t need to wear a tie to the office much any more. And if you don’t shave for a few days, that’s kind of OK. Women should not wear low-cut tops or short skirts, but high heels are OK. ...

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VSB Awards from the 2019 Annual Meeting (access required)


Editor’s note: At the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar, held June 13-15 at Virginia Beach, eight individuals received awards from sections and conferences. Nelson receives ‘Tradition of Excellence’ Award   Lynchburg lawyer John Randolph “Randy” Nelson received the ...

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Winchester lawyer patents phone-tablet combo (access required)


A Virginia lawyer is pitching a novel idea to merge two popular formats for communication devices, and he hopes to find a manufacturer to bring the idea to life. Beau Correll handles personal injury claims at his Winchester office, but ...

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Scenes from the 2019 Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting (access required)


Moments of silence The Virginia State Bar has a longstanding connection with Virginia Beach, having staged its annual meeting at the Oceanfront for more than 30 years. The May 31 shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center cast a somber ...

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Byrum, Buniva are new leaders of VSB (access required)


VIRGINIA BEACH — Marni E. Byrum of Alexandria took office as president of the Virginia State Bar June 14. Byrum has served in numerous positions in the bar dating back to 1984. Currently, she is a member of the VSB Council and ...

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Nominations now open for ‘Leaders’ and ‘Up & Coming’


Virginia Lawyers Weekly is now accepting nominations for its lawyer award programs, Leaders in the Law and Up & Coming Lawyers. And we are adding a new award program this year: In-House Leaders in the Law, honoring corporate counsel and ...

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