The Virginia State Bar’s Judicial Nominations Committee has found six candidates highly qualified for the expected vacancy this year on the Court of Appeals of Virginia. One other candidate was found “qualified.” The panel votes first on whether a candidate ...Read More »
“You are an example for everybody,” a substitute judge told Galax attorney James T. Ward Friday as he sentenced Ward to 30 days in jail. The sentence calls for Ward to serve the time on weekends. Other penalties include a ...Read More »
Northern Virginia’s most famous jilted husband claims his wife’s backstage liaison with rock musician Neal Schon (left) was part of a scheme to revive interest in the guitarist and his touring rock band, Journey. Tareq Salahi has amplified the allegations ...
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A man facing a life sentence for the murder of his wife has been hit with a record-breaking civil verdict arising from the same crime. The $15 million verdict appears to be the largest wrongful death award handed down by ...Read More »
The prosecution of a troubled veteran for having a homemade shotgun he intended to use to take his own life has triggered concern from veterans groups. While a federal judge did not appear impressed Tuesday with the legal basis of ...Read More »
Good lawyers know sometimes it only takes the right letter to the right person to win a client’s case. The Workers’ Compensation Commission recognized as much last week when it boosted the attorney’s fee for a claimant’s lawyer. Richmond lawyer ...Read More »
A longtime veteran prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s office has been named a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. The judges of the U.S. District Court appointed David J. Novak to the position, effective Feb. 1, 2012. ...Read More »