Monthly Archives: June 2013

AG’s Office Steps into Property Rights Dispute

Here’s the article in Virginia Lawyers Weekly. For those of you who don’t know him, Senator Phil Puckett (D-Russell) represents the counties of the far Southwest, which are commonly referred to as “the coalfields.”  They are counties which are largely … Continue reading

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Primary Day Approaches

Eight years ago, I ran for the Lt. Governor nomination.  I vividly remember the last weekend of the race.  Thanks to the generosity of a friend, I had a plane which flew me down to Norfolk.  I spent all Sunday … Continue reading

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Fairfax Bar Award — And the Myth of “Weighted Caseload Analysis”

This week, I was honored to receive the “President’s Award” from the Fairfax Bar Association.  I was one of four lawmakers who were so honored; another was my law partner Scott Surovell (D-Mt. Vernon). The reason for the award was … Continue reading

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Criss-Crossing Virginia This Weekend

After Viva Vienna last weekend and “Young Lawyers” on Thursday night, it was good to duck out of town on Friday. My family put the white minivan on the road, heading west out I-66, then south down I-81 to Eastern Mennonite … Continue reading

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