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Local couple pleads guilty, avoids stimulus trial

Local couple pleads guilty, avoids stimulus trial

Michael Schwartz March 8, 2016 0

In a twist, just days before they were set to face trial in Richmond federal court, a local husband-and-wife team of entrepreneurs has pleaded guilty in a case that questioned whether they abused a

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Changing of the guard at downtown law firm

Changing of the guard at downtown law firm

Katie Demeria March 2, 2016 0

The CEO at one of Richmond's biggest law firms has passed the baton to an attorney from the firm's Northern Virginia office.

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Cephas stimulus case set for trial

Cephas stimulus case set for trial

Michael Schwartz February 18, 2016 0

A jury will decide the fate of a pair of local entrepreneurs accused of abusing a recession-era stimulus program. A trial date is set for March 1 at the Richmond federal courthouse for Morris

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Group of lawyers switches firms

Group of lawyers switches firms

Katie Demeria February 12, 2016 0

About a quarter of a downtown firm's attorney workforce has jumped over to a larger local company to help grow its healthcare practice.

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Fed’s case against recycling plant operators shrinks

Fed’s case against recycling plant operators shrinks

Michael Schwartz February 10, 2016 0

The former operators of a Southside biomass recycling plant have been re-indicted after successfully arguing for all but nine of the original 28 counts against them to be dropped.

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Law firm, State Fair owner settle lawsuit

Law firm, State Fair owner settle lawsuit

Michael Schwartz February 1, 2016 0

A long-lingering lawsuit over an allegedly botched deal to sell the State Fair of Virginia has been settled out of court

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Lawyer’s suit against firm faces bump to arbitration

Lawyer’s suit against firm faces bump to arbitration

Michael Schwartz January 28, 2016 0

An attorney's discrimination lawsuit against her former employer has been hung up in an argument over where the issue should be settled, with the firm pushing to sweep the suit into arbitration.

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Supreme Court puts end to outlet mall billboard dispute

Supreme Court puts end to outlet mall billboard dispute

Michael Schwartz January 20, 2016 0

The state Supreme Court upheld the decision of lower courts and ruled against the owner of a Hanover RV dealership owner who sued the county over an unbuilt billboard near the long-awaited outlet mall

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Attorney sues former firm for discrimination

Attorney sues former firm for discrimination

Michael Schwartz January 8, 2016 1

Claiming she was repeatedly denied the same pay and opportunities as her male counterparts, a local attorney is suing one of Richmond's biggest law firms in federal court

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LandAmerica bankruptcy comes to a close

LandAmerica bankruptcy comes to a close

Michael Schwartz January 6, 2016 2

Seven years and hundreds of millions of dollars since spiraling into bankruptcy, the former insurance giant has finally been laid to rest, settling with creditors and unloading a lavish California mansion.

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