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Tips for young lawyers for a fulfilling career (access required)


By Paul Mark Sandler BridgeTower Media Newswires A beginning lawyer may feel the practice of law is overwhelming. But being an attorney requires that you assume the responsibilities of a true professional, as well as a business person, minding the ...

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Another type of employee wellness: positive morale (access required)


By Laura Rubenstein BridgeTower Media Newswires BALTIMORE — I recently participated in a 5K with my colleagues. We didn’t lace up running shoes and race outside for charity. We didn’t have to wake up early, shut down roads or pin ...

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High court, 4-3, approves ‘rehabilitated’ med-mal juror (access required)


The Supreme Court of Virginia, by a 4-3 vote, has deferred to a trial judge who allowed a juror to remain trial-eligible, despite the man’s expressed doubts about the fairness of medical malpractice litigation. The decision leaves in place a ...

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Bar revokes lawyer for ‘lack of a moral compass’ (access required)

Virginia attorney discipline

A lawyer accused of failing to help his clients, lying about a suspicious car crash and making false statements to his client and to a Virginia State Bar investigator has been disbarred. Despite only three complaints of poor legal work, ...

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Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame members for 2019 named


Virginia Lawyers Media has announced the Class of 2019 for the “Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame,” sponsored by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. The Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame honors Virginia lawyers age 60 and older. Criteria for inclusion in the Hall ...

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Sanctions over expert requires evidence (access required)


A lawyer who was ordered to pay defense costs for identifying a gynecologist expert in what the judge believed was strictly an obstetrical case has had his sanctions overturned by the Supreme Court of Virginia. The decision appears to signal ...

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