WILLIAMSBURG — The group appointed by Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons to study and enhance lawyer well-being is getting down to business. It will seek to produce an action plan by the end of the year. Lemons appointed a colleague ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce a new awards program designed to recognize some of Virginia’s most significant senior lawyers – the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame. Membership in the Hall of Fame is reserved for Virginia lawyers age ...Read More »
This week, Feb. 5-9, is National Court Reporting and Captioning Week. The North Carolina Association of Official Court Reporters has put together a list of the Top 10 ways to insure that you have an accurate record in your case. ...Read More »
Virginia election officials are asking a federal judge to put a hold on his recent ruling striking Virginia’s “Incumbent Protection Act.” The law allows certain incumbent legislators to decide how their party’s nominee will be selected, regardless of the party’s ...Read More »
A group of Norfolk jurors may decide whether rusty locks on a pedestrian bridge would justify a court-ordered remedy. A Norfolk circuit judge says under a 1919 law, he will impanel a special grand jury to determine whether so-called “love ...Read More »
Accusations of discovery lapses may be common in civil litigation, but what does a lawyer do when his opponent simply ignores routine discovery requests? While attorneys agree it’s rare for a litigant to make no response whatsoever to standard written ...
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A Southwest Virginia circuit judge has apparently lost his seat on the bench despite the endorsement of his local bar, a clean performance survey and no public opposition at the General Assembly. The action illustrates the endurance of the Assembly’s ...
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