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The secret of rainmaking is there is no secret (access required)


Lawyers often want to know the se­cret to business-development suc­cess and how rainmakers make their large book of business hap­pen. The truth is there is no secret. Sure, there is an art and science to business develop­ment, but it is ...

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Tech Talk: Does Surface put MS back in the game? (access required)


By Rob Wetzel You don’t have to open a Bible to understand the ancient proverb that says pride cometh before the fall; you need only trace the haugh­ty moves made by Microsoft over the last two decades to witness how ...

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Bankruptcy haven (access required)


Good judges, good law­yers and a well-oiled legal system are prov­ing to be an attractive combination at the U.S. Bankrupt­cy Court in Richmond. Struggling corporations seeking sanc­tuary from creditors are coming to Rich­mond in greater numbers these days, passing by ...

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Important Opinions January – June 2017 (access required)


The “Important Opinions” that appear each week on the front page of Virginia Lawyers Weekly are those chosen by our editors as the most likely to impact law practice or a given subject area of law. Below is a listing, ...

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Lawyer facing bar charges for ‘greedy’ estate fee (access required)


An Alexandria attorney accused of allegedly paying himself more than $1 million for handling the nearly $9 million estate of a woman who died in 2011 is facing bar charges of dishonesty and deliberate wrongdoing. A Fairfax County judge in ...

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