516 ABA Journal Virginia articles.
A lawyer has filed a motion that objects to a federal judge’s decision to leave the bench during a hearing on suppression of evidence against his client.
Sep 28, 2021 9:24 AM CDT
A woman who testified against the man she accused of domestic violence spent two days in a Virginia jail this month after the judge asked if she was on drugs…
Sep 20, 2021 10:58 AM CDT
The Virginia Supreme Court’s chief justice has issued an emergency order to increase the pool of lawyers who can represent indigent tenants who are facing eviction and others in need of free legal help.
Aug 23, 2021 2:30 PM CDT
President Joe Biden’s new nominees for U.S. solicitor general and for U.S. attorney in Manhattan, New York City, both clerked for U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland when he was a federal appeals judge, and both clerked for U.S. Supreme Court justices.
Aug 12, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
A new group called Virginians for Safe Communities is targeting three progressive prosecutors in a recall effort amid a Republican push to capitalize on voter concerns about rising gun violence.
Aug 6, 2021 9:32 AM CDT
The city of Roanoke, Virginia, is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a lawyer who claims that police raided her home in retaliation for successfully defending her stepson on murder charges.
Jul 28, 2021 9:36 AM CDT
The former general counsel for the defunct law firm LeClairRyan
has pleaded guilty to obstructing an official proceeding for trying to thwart an investigation into his misconduct as a bankruptcy trustee.
Jul 23, 2021 12:22 PM CDT
A former elder law attorney from Lynchburg, Virginia, pleaded guilty on Friday to wire fraud and making false statements.
Jul 12, 2021 1:35 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that a Virginia school board violated the constitutional rights of Gavin Grimm, a transgender man and a former high school student, when it barred him from using the bathroom that matched his gender identity.
Jun 28, 2021 10:46 AM CDT
Perkins Coie wins suit dismissal because of ‘stateless’ partners
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has ruled that former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page can’t sue Perkins…
Jun 22, 2021 4:53 PM CDT
A Virginia lawyer’s license to practice law has been revoked after former clients testified that he left them in the lurch while his license was suspended earlier this year.
Jun 1, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
Former music executive sues Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz
Litigator Marc Kasowitz, known for his representation of former President Donald Trump, is facing a malpractice lawsuit by a former Universal…
May 4, 2021 4:33 PM CDT
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill ending the death penalty Wednesday, making Virginia the 23rd state to eliminate capital punishment and the first Southern state to do so.
Mar 25, 2021 2:28 PM CDT
Associates at this BigLaw firm get pricey gifts
Associates at Davis Polk & Wardwell are getting a choice of gifts as a thanks for their hard work during the COVID-19…
Mar 4, 2021 4:30 PM CST
Ex-lawyer sentenced for failure to disclose ponies
A former Virginia lawyer has been sentenced to six months in prison for failing to disclose in a bankruptcy proceeding her family’s ownership…
Feb 9, 2021 4:43 PM CST
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