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Tower returns to McCammon Group

Guy K. Tower, who stepped down last month after six years as executive director of the Virginia Bar Association, has rejoined The McCammon Group. Tower was a founding member of The McCammon Group in 1995 before leaving in 2003 to ...

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Judge denies name change for DC sniper

Hoping to avoid prison reprisals, convicted DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo asked a Wise County judge to legally change his name. The judge refused Friday, saying a circuit court name-change order would be futile. Malvo, along with his mentor John ...

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LEO barring Medicare indemnity is approved

A legal ethics opinion declaring it unethical for plaintiffs’ lawyers to indemnify insurance companies against unforeseen liens has been approved by the Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics. LEO 1858 holds it improper for the insurance company lawyer ...

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DiscoverReady acquires ACT Litigation Services

The Dolan Company (NYSE:DM) announced earlier this week that its DiscoverReady subsidiary had completed a significant strategic expansion in the electronic discovery sector with the acquisition of the assets of ACT Litigation Services, based in Valencia, Calif. The purchase price ...

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