A Virginia prosecutor has been charged by a Virginia State Bar disciplinary panel with “dishonesty and misrepresentation” in concealing information about a police drug informant. The case against Joseph W. Lee III, formerly with the Portsmouth commonwealth’s attorney’s office, marks ...Read More »
ROANOKE – Justice William C. Mims of the Virginia Supreme Court compares his formula for well-being with the cylinders of his car. The car may have six cylinders, but if the spark is lacking for any one of them, the ...Read More »
VIRGINIA BEACH — Virginia’s appellate courts will launch pilot mediation projects for civil cases next year. A study committee recommended in April that the courts give appellate mediation a try. The Supreme Court of Virginia gave the green light in ...Read More »
A former Tysons Corner law firm associate has agreed to a two-and-a-half-year license suspension, admitting he lied about uncompleted work on collections cases over a period of more than two years. When he admitted his lapses and his lies in May of ...Read More »
Law students in Virginia are asking for a rule change which they say will allow them to seek mental health treatment without fear of its impacting their careers. The question arose when students from the University of Richmond sent a ...Read More »
Lawyer Joe Morrissey’s 2014 conviction for contributing to the delinquency of a minor has led to a finding that he violated the Rules of Professional Conduct. A three-judge Richmond Circuit Court panel concluded March 28 that Morrissey’s 2013 relationship with ...Read More »
A Virginia State Bar committee is recommending allowing bar prosecutors to share concerns about a lawyer’s mental health or substance abuse issues with a lawyer assistance program. The rule change would mark an exception to otherwise strict confidentiality about any ...
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