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Davis to retire as VSB’s top prosecutor (access required)

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Virginia State Bar Counsel Edward L. “Ned” Davis is retiring this year after 25 years of prosecuting wayward lawyers. With about 30 years as a state employee, Davis, 65, said the time is right to step aside and spend more ...

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‘On life support’ (access required)

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Despite opposition from about a dozen participating lawyers, leaders of the oversight panel for the Virginia Lawyer Referral Service say they plan to move ahead with a proposal to charge a percentage of lawyers’ fees on referred cases. Some lawyers ...

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Bar moves to revamp lawyer referral (access required)

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Lawyers who participate in the Virginia State Bar’s lawyer referral service will have to pay the bar 15 percent of their fees for referred cases under a proposed new program. The recommended revamp of the bar’s 40-year-old referral system is ...

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An emphasis on wellness (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH – Virginia bar leaders wholeheartedly have taken up the cause of lawyer well-being, approving a trio of rule changes at the Virginia State Bar’s Annual Meeting and embracing a Supreme Court initiative that promises more changes. New VSB ...

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Heath, Byrum new leaders of VSB (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH — New leaders for the Virginia State Bar took office June 15 at the VSB’s Annual Meeting. Newport News lawyer Leonard Heath will serve as president. He is a partner in the firm of Heath, Overbey, Verser & ...

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