Two Virginia lawyers have been told to take anger management classes, one for a courthouse outburst and the other for taunting a litigation opponent.
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Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act’s refusal to recognize state same-sex marriages was unconstitutional, employers are scrambling to figure out how far they have to go in changing their employee benefit ...Read More »
Attorneys need to tap into their inner-techie with their own website, social media pages, blogs and videos, according to a seminar at the Maryland State Bar Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting last month.Read More »
The removal of a state wage-and-hour class action to federal court was not barred by the employer’s failure to file a timely notice of removal under the Class Action Fairness Act, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled ...Read More »
A “scorched-earth” litigation campaign mounted by a divorcee and her lawyers against the woman’s ex-husband has prompted a Virginia judge to impose a record-breaking $880,748.26 sanction award against both the client and the lawyer. The sanctions award ordered by Fairfax ...Read More »
Lawyers are concerned that discovery is getting out of hand. The masses of data that are part of everyday operations in modern organizations are generating ever-more complicated discovery demands, even in simple cases.Read More »
A Maryland attorney who launched a website to solicit business from lawyers in trouble with bar counsel claims he himself has landed in hot water with the chief prosecutor of wayward attorneys due to the site’s domain name: attorneygrievance.com.Read More »