A Halifax lawyer and 14-year member of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors has been suspended from law practice for two years for impugning the integrity of local judges as he mishandled a wrongful death case. A three-judge circuit court ...Read More »
A lawyer who repeatedly targeted judges with what the Virginia State Bar calls “extraordinarily disrespectful” language while incurring litigation sanctions of more than $80,000 now faces a series of legal ethics charges. Rhetta M. Daniel of Henrico County had her ...Read More »
Richmond environmental lawyer Brian L. Buniva is in line to become the president of the Virginia State Bar in 2020. Despite expressed interest from other attorneys, no one else filed by the Oct. 1 deadline to challenge Buniva’s nominating petition ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
A Henrico County lawyer who linked up with a Florida-based lemon law practice agreed to a public reprimand from the Virginia State Bar after an investigation showed he was largely uninvolved in his clients’ cases. The lawyer now says his ...Read More »
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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