A Fairfax County prosecutor has been disciplined by a three-judge panel for allowing co-defendant witnesses to lie in a criminal trial. In the discipline case against Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Mark J. Sullivan, the Virginia State Bar asked for a three-month ...Read More »
A Fairfax County prosecutor received a public admonition yesterday from a Virginia State Bar three-judge discipline panel for allegedly withholding evidence about prosecution witnesses. As The Washington Post reports, the judges rejected license suspension for Fairfax County Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney ...Read More »
A Virginia State Bar discipline panel last month yanked the license of a Reston lawyer based on allegations of “gross incompetence, utter lack of diligence, and dishonesty.” A VSB lawyer argued Thomas J. Sehler was “not fit to practice law” ...Read More »
A former Falls Church lawyer who admitted stealing from the assets of an elderly Arlington couple received a suspended four-year prison sentence last month. Erin Weber Anderson – now known as Erin Marie Weber – was ordered to repay more ...Read More »
A Henrico County lawyer who wanted another tour of duty on the Virginia State Bar Council will get his wish, after defeating an incumbent representative. Daniel L. Rosenthal, who previously served two three-year terms, will return to council after competing ...Read More »
A prosecutor may have to make an earlier disclosure of exculpatory evidence under Virginia ethics rules than is required under the Brady standard, under a new draft legal ethics opinion. The Virginia State Bar is seeking comment on draft LEO ...Read More »
Thanks to an unusually high number of uncontested elections, statewide races for seats on the Virginia State Bar Council are almost complete. Only three races remain unresolved. Hampton (8th Circuit) was scheduled to hold a council meeting last Thursday, after ...
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