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Future tense (access required)

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Lawyers may be slow to change and stress over technology, but the future of law practice demands data protection, a Virginia State Bar committee says. Running a law office of any size requires technological competence, the panel emphasized in a ...

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VSB’s Clients’ Protection Fund paid $51K in January (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar’s Clients’ Protection Fund board has approved payouts worth $51,123 to clients who suffered financial losses as a result of six Virginia attorneys’ dishonest conduct. At a January meeting, the board approved funds for new claims worth ...

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Bar proposes elimination of lowest sanctions (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar may drop two low-level options for resolving ethics charges against attorneys. The VSB’s Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline also proposes changes aimed at improving public notice of disciplinary actions and open access to disciplinary proceedings. Two ...

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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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