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Varky named VLW Leader of the Year


A tireless advocate for victims of domestic and sexual violence, Richmond’s Susheela Varky has been named “Leader of the Year” by the 2016 class of Leaders in the Law. Varky has more than 20 years’ experience defending and protecting society’s ...

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Lawyer suspended five years, agrees to repay $100k (access required)


An Eastern Shore lawyer accused of taking money from her ailing great-uncle has agreed to a five-year suspension coupled with a promise to repay $100,000 to the uncle’s estate. The agreement between the Virginia State Bar and attorney Shannon J. ...

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The real threats to your firm’s network explained (access required)


Let’s look at some of the different types of attacks that can be direct­ed at your computer system. The conversation: A typical conversation between an email end user and the helpdesk might go some­thing like this: End user: Hi, I ...

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’Tis the season to plan your holiday marketing efforts (access required)


Now is the time for you to start planning in order to guarantee the success of your holiday marketing efforts. Even if it dawns on you that you ha­ven’t been faithfully sending out thank-you notes or acknowledging your refer­ral sources ...

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774 pass July bar exam (access required)

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A total of 774 applicants passed the Virginia bar exam in July, according to information released by the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners. The pass rate was 73.09 percent, a three-year high, the VBBE said. Previous pass rates for the ...

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New study shows persistent gender pay gap (access required)

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Despite findings showing large gains in pay for both equity and non-equity partners in law firms, a Major, Lindsey & Africa biennial Partner Compensation Survey also found that male partners earn, on average, 44 percent more than their female counterparts. ...

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