Virginia

Business of Law

LeClairRyan opens Atlanta office with 2 partners from Troutman Sanders

Civil Procedure

Top state court nixes $2.5M personal injury suit because filing fee was $2 short

Criminal Justice

Losing litigant is charged in attack at Virginia law firm

Business of Law

White-collar litigation trio leaps from Morgan Lewis to McGuireWoods

Animal Law

Virginia AG creates unit to advise cops on animal issues

Legislation & Lobbying

Virginia bill would require court hearing before sex offenders can visit schools

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Criminal Justice

Federal judge nixes appeal bond for former Virginia governor sentenced to 2 years

Trials & Litigation

Feds won’t put NY Times reporter on stand in CIA-leak case; judge nixes request to bar his testimony

Criminal Justice

Former Virginia governor sentenced to 2 years in corruption case

Trials & Litigation

Disbarred closing attorney scheduled to plead guilty in mortgage-fraud case is found dead

Education Law

Rolling Stone backs away from UVa gang-rape story that resulted in fraternity sanctions

Criminal Justice

Bond is denied for lawyer accused in assault of managing partner; possible defense is aired

Internet Law

Suit claims Google’s listings for unlicensed locksmiths harmed licensed business

Criminal Justice

New details emerge in stabbing of managing partner and his wife

Criminal Justice

Lawyer couple are charged in home invasion and stabbing

Criminal Justice

Former Virginia lawyer gets six years for stealing from clients, relatives

First Amendment

Lawyer challenges ban on for-sale signs on cars parked on the street

Criminal Justice

Man who died after driving flaming truck into law firm had dated one of its clients

Law Firms

Man dies after lighting truck on fire and driving it into law firm