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IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Dec 14

    When Failure Becomes an Asset

    When Failure Becomes an Asset
    Failure is success if we learn. So why shouldn't failure qualify as a trade secret? Competitors would love to avoid making the effort and taking the risk... Negative information is most commonly put at risk not by theft of the records of…
  • Dec 14

    The Office Christmas Party: Avoiding the HR Hangover

    The Office Christmas Party: Avoiding the HR Hangover
    With December here, it really 'tis the season to be jolly', and with that, many employers indulge in the festive merriment with an annual tradition; the office Christmas party. The afternoon 'Out of Office' goes on, the sparkly attire comes…
  • Dec 14

    Kerry Lee Joins Squire Patton Bogg

    Kerry Lee Joins Squire Patton Bogg
    Squire Patton Boggs welcomes Kerry Lee, the former Head of Group Intellectual Property of Walgreens Boots Alliance, as a partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice in the Manchester and London offices. He has extensive…
Rank this Week: 92

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Dec 10

    Just interesting

    Just interesting
    There was a time when the military allowed people to learn from their mistakes.  There were times that people were allowed to get away with “murder” under that philosophy.  So times changed, largely as a result of the…
  • Nov 20

    Ongoing military death case

    Ongoing military death case
    United States v. Hennis. Appellant’s case is before this Court for mandatory review under Article 67(a)(1), Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), 10 U.S.C. § 867(a)(1) (2012). Appellant has filed a consolidated…
  • Nov 18

    Military courts in the future

    Military courts in the future
    Why Military Courts Won’t Prevent The Next Texas Church Shooting, in Stars & Stripes, repeated in Task & Purpose. Former airman Devin P. Kelley had choked his wife and put a gun to her head. He’d fractured her…
Rank this Week: 168

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    Passports for Minor Children Where Parents Share Joint Custody

    Passports for Minor Children Where Parents Share Joint Custody
    Passport applications for children under the age of 14 require the signatures of both parents. However, in situations where parents share joint legal custody, one parent may not consent and may actively seek to prevent the child’s…
  • Nov 13

    Three Tips for Keeping Costs Down in Your Divorce

    Three Tips for Keeping Costs Down in Your Divorce
    Contested divorce cases can be extremely costly. The costs are often driven up by an aggressive opposing party or counsel, or through multiple actions being heard at the same time, sometimes even in different courts. If you find yourself in…
  • Nov 8

    Do You Need an Attorney for a Separation Agreement?

    Do You Need an Attorney for a Separation Agreement?
    In today’s world, there is a wealth of information available over the internet. People often turn to the web when trying to find a cheaper method for preparing a separation agreement or “property settlement agreement.”…
Rank this Week: 234

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    New European Privacy Laws Going Into Effect Mean ALL Companies Need to Review their Data Collection

    New European Privacy Laws Going Into Effect Mean ALL Companies Need to Review their Data Collection
    Our websites are global, our e-commerce offerings reach customers around the world, our Internet radio broadcasts elicit responses from listeners around the globe and our consultants often hail from London to New Delhi. Whether people pay us,…
  • Dec 8

    Effective Date of Main Studio Rule Elimination Announced

    Effective Date of Main Studio Rule Elimination Announced
    Effective Jan. 8, 2018, AM, FM, and television broadcast stations will no longer be required to maintain a main studio. The Commission voted back in October to eliminate the Main Studio Rule based on findings that the cost of maintaining a…
  • Dec 6

    Upcoming FCC Broadcasting and Telecommunications Deadlines for January-February 2018

    Upcoming FCC Broadcasting and Telecommunications Deadlines for January-February 2018
    It’s never too early to get a jump start on upcoming deadlines as the New Year approaches. Below is a list of upcoming FCC deadlines to keep on your radar. Note our list is not comprehensive. Other proceedings may apply to…
Rank this Week: 974

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC…

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC Blog

Trademark, brand and social media news, analysis and tips.

http://www.erikpelton.com/resources/
Rank this Week: 1224

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    How to Interact with the Police – Scholarship Entries – Fall 2017

    How to Interact with the Police – Scholarship Entries – Fall 2017
    Two times a year we run a scholarship contest to help out college / trade school students. The fall 2017 theme was to create a PSA about how to interact with the police, and we received some great entries. We will announce the winner soon,…
  • Sep 15

    How to Pay Your Virginia Traffic Ticket Online

    How to Pay Your Virginia Traffic Ticket Online
    Looking to pay your Virginia traffic ticket online? If so, you may have already come across this page on the Virginia Judicial System website. Needless to say, the Commonwealth does exactly make the process intuitive. In an attempt to…
  • Aug 31

    What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buse

    What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buse
    © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2017. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh The post What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buses appeared first on Andrew Flusche.
Rank this Week: 850

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use…

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use & Construction Law

Covers Virginia real estate, land use, and construction law issues, such as green building and LEED. By Bean Kinney & Korman.

https://www.beankinney.com/virginia-employment-law-journal
Rank this Week: 744

Media and Communications Policy

Media and Communications Policy

Covers First Amendment and communication policy issues. By the Media Institute.

http://www.mediacompolicy.org/
  • Nov 20

    Advertising Deductibility: For the Sake of Speech

    Advertising Deductibility: For the Sake of Speech
     The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” introduced amid great fanfare on Nov. 2, has now been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives along an essentially party-line vote. The Senate’s version, introduced Nov. 9, is still…
  • Nov 7

    Repealing Media Ownership Regulations: It’s About Time

    Repealing Media Ownership Regulations: It’s About Time
    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed the most reasonable of actions: repealing or revising 40-year-old media ownership rules that long ago outlived any marginal usefulness they might’ve once had. This should be a no-brainer. But,…
  • Oct 24

    Reflections on the Microsoft/Ireland Case

    Reflections on the Microsoft/Ireland Case
    Last week the Supreme Court granted a review of a Second Circuit decision upholding Microsoft’s defiance of a U.S. warrant for the production of e-mail messages, stored in a server housed in Ireland, of a man suspected of drug…
Rank this Week: 1149

SW Virginia law blog

SW Virginia law blog

Covers law in Southwest Virginia. By Steven Minor.

http://swvalaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 11

    On the late Don William

    On the late Don William
    From my clerkship with Judge Williams, I got to know his brothers, Lowell and Don. Later on Don was on the Board of Supervisors and the School Board when I did some work over there. He was a big character with a big smile and everyone in the…
  • Oct 11

    Microsoft to help expand rural broadband in 6 states. says Washington Post

    Microsoft to help expand rural broadband in 6 states. says Washington Post
    The Washington Post has this account of a pilot program being launched by Microsoft in six states, including Virginia, which is "a multi-year, multi-million dollar investment to help teach computer science to students, expand rural broadband…
  • Jul 5

    On the Commonwealth's use of text messages and tweet

    On the Commonwealth's use of text messages and tweet
    In Atkins v. Com., the Court of Appeals of Virginia in an opinion by Judge Decker joined by Judes Humphreys and O'Brien affirmed the defendant's convictions, where he objected that the Commonwealth had failed to lay a sufficient foundation to…
Rank this Week: 1063

Law and Public Service Program…

Law and Public Service Program Blog

Covers public service at the University of Virginia School of Law.

https://uvalawpublicserviceblog.org/
  • Mar 27

    Reflections from a Courtroom

    Reflections from a Courtroom
    I had never walked into a courtroom before law school.  The only people I knew who had been in courtrooms entered as defendants.  For me, courtrooms had a very serious and almost terrifying power about them.  And yet this year,…
  • Mar 26

    Convincing the Skeptic

    Convincing the Skeptic
    As a law student who arrived at UVA knowing that I wanted to do public service immigration work, I have at times felt like I was swimming upstream. Most 1Ls either plan to work in the private sector or have not yet found their niche within…
  • Mar 13

    The Public Service Imperative

    The Public Service Imperative
    Life is beautiful. It is easy to get wrapped up in our work and our goals and struggles and to forget what an absolute gift it is to be on this earth, to wake up each day, to experience the myriad joys, great and small, that each day holds.…
Rank this Week: 1193

Consumer Bankruptcy Law

Consumer Bankruptcy Law

By Robert S. Brandt.

http://www.brandtlawfirm.com/blog-bankruptcy-virginia/
  • Apr 13

    Objection to Confirmation of The Plan…Now what?

    Objection to Confirmation of The Plan…Now what?
    Roughly 30 days after filing your chapter 13 case you will have to attend a meeting of the creditors where you will meet with the chapter 13 Trustee Thomas P. Gorman. In 99 percent of cases no creditors will be present at this meeting and you…
  • May 4

    TAX RETURNS, TAX LIABILITY AND TAX REFUNDS IN CHAPTER 13 CASES.

    TAX RETURNS, TAX LIABILITY AND TAX REFUNDS IN CHAPTER 13 CASES.
    One of the things that is required of you while you are in chapter 13 bankruptcy (at least here in Alexandria, Virginia) is that you file your federal and state tax returns by April 15 during each and every year that you are in bankruptcy.…
  • Feb 15

    Which bankruptcy and who must file to stop a foreclosure

    Which bankruptcy and who must file to stop a foreclosure
    In this day and age the internet is abound with articles that advise you that if you want to stop a foreclosure on your home then filing for bankruptcy is an effective way of doing that. As now retired Judge Mitchell of the Alexandria,…
Rank this Week: 662

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration law and employment-based visa news. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Dec 14

    Guide for Individuals Traveling Outside of U.S. During Holiday Season

    Guide for Individuals Traveling Outside of U.S. During Holiday Season
    Extreme vetting, strict scrutiny, travel warnings, and the latest travel ban have made travel abroad more worrisome than ever this holiday season. Reminders for individuals who will have to apply for new U.S. visas while abroad in order to…
  • Dec 6

    New Secretary of DHS Confirmed: Kirstjen Nielsen

    New Secretary of DHS Confirmed: Kirstjen Nielsen
    On December 5, 2017, Kirstjen Nielsen was confirmed as the new Secretary of Department of Homeland Security by the Senate on a bi-partisan 62-37 vote, with just 11 votes from the Senate minority for her confirmation. Nielsen is a close aide…
  • Dec 5

    Travel Ban 3.0 May Take Effect (For Now), U.S. Supreme Court Rule

    Travel Ban 3.0 May Take Effect (For Now), U.S. Supreme Court Rule
    The latest version of the Trump Administration’s travel ban may take effect pending decisions expected shortly from the Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Ninth Circuits, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. The third iteration of the…
Rank this Week: 3323

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Dec 13

    Ascertainability in 2017

    Ascertainability in 2017
    2017 was an unusually eventful year for lawyers who track the ascertainability requirement, which had, for the last five or so years, become a staple argument for class action defendants.  Here are the top issues that class action…
  • Dec 12

    Spokeo Standing in 2017

    Spokeo Standing in 2017
    With the year ending, and McGuireWoods’s webinar next week on class actions’ Hot Issues of 2017 approaching, this seems like a good time to take note of a few of the trends we have seen arising in class actions over the…
  • Nov 27

    No Written Consent, But Still No Harm: TCPA Class Certification Denied Under Spokeo

    No Written Consent, But Still No Harm: TCPA Class Certification Denied Under Spokeo
    Chicago-based litigators Sarah Zielinski and Jason Chrestionson bring us an update on the issue of individualized inquiry and Article III’s injury-in-fact requirement under the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Spokeo,…
Rank this Week: 3669

Virginia Community Association Law…

Virginia Community Association Law Blog

Covers Virginia condominium and homeowner's Association law. By LeClair Ryan.

http://www.virginiacommunityassociationlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3314

Shevlin Smith

Shevlin Smith

Essential information about medical malpractice and personal injury.

http://www.shevlinsmith.com/library/
  • Dec 13

    Crucial Information You Need When Injured in a Taxicab Accident

    Crucial Information You Need When Injured in a Taxicab Accident
    Taxicabs are a common site in the DC area. With companies such as Yellow Cab, Red Top Cab of Arlington, Fairfax County Taxicab, and Northern Virginia Checker Cab, there are many taxicabs out on the road taking people to and from places at any…
  • Dec 11

    What You Need to Know About Moving Truck Accident

    What You Need to Know About Moving Truck Accident
    People move every single day to new apartments, condos, and single family homes. While some people use full service moving companies to transport their belongings to their new residences, others do it themselves and rent moving…
  • Dec 7

    Helping Victims of Complicated Box Truck Accident Case

    Helping Victims of Complicated Box Truck Accident Case
    Box trucks are a common site on our roadways and are used to haul goods from one location to another. Whether the products are delivered to consumers or these commercial vehicles are used to move goods between warehouses, box trucks are often…
Rank this Week: 1449

Northern Virginia and Washington…

Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Lawyers’ Blog

By Shevlin Smith. Covers medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.shevlinsmith.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Crucial Information You Need When Injured in a Taxicab Accident

    Crucial Information You Need When Injured in a Taxicab Accident
    Taxicabs are a common site in the DC area. With companies such as Yellow Cab, Red Top Cab of Arlington, Fairfax County Taxicab, and Northern Virginia Checker Cab, there are many taxicabs out on the road taking people to and from places at any…
  • Dec 11

    What You Need to Know About Moving Truck Accident

    What You Need to Know About Moving Truck Accident
    People move every single day to new apartments, condos, and single family homes. While some people use full service moving companies to transport their belongings to their new residences, others do it themselves and rent moving…
  • Dec 7

    Helping Victims of Complicated Box Truck Accident Case

    Helping Victims of Complicated Box Truck Accident Case
    Box trucks are a common site on our roadways and are used to haul goods from one location to another. Whether the products are delivered to consumers or these commercial vehicles are used to move goods between warehouses, box trucks are often…
Rank this Week: 1577

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Answers common questions about car accidents, medical malpractice and other serious issues that can involve lawsuits.

http://www.myvirginiainjurylawyer.com/q-a/
  • Dec 12

    Snow? Let’s Call Saturday’s Snow a Gentle Reminder

    Snow? Let’s Call Saturday’s Snow a Gentle Reminder
    Sleigh Bells, anyone?  Yes, the Christmas Season is upon us once again.  In Southwest Virginia and especially in the New River Valley and the Roanoke Valley, Santa Claus will often bring more than gifts. Yes, I’m talking…
  • Nov 30

    Christmas Shopping? Watch out for these Dangerous Toy

    Christmas Shopping? Watch out for these Dangerous Toy
    W.A.T.C.H. (World Against Toys Causing Harm) has released its annual Most Dangerous Toys List for 2017. It may come as no surprise that nerf guns and fidget spinners are joining the infamous list.  Let me give you a quick run down before…
  • Nov 29

    Christmas Shopping? Watch out for these Dangerous Toy

    Christmas Shopping? Watch out for these Dangerous Toy
    W.A.T.C.H. (World Against Toys Causing Harm) has released its annual Most Dangerous Toys List for 2017. It may come as no surprise that nerf guns and fidget spinners are joining the infamous list.  Let me give you a quick run down before…
Rank this Week: 3337

Virginia Injury Lawyers Blog

Virginia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Charles B. Roberts, Personal Injury Attorney, PC.

http://www.virginiainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Court Rejects City’s Assertion of Government Immunity in Recent Premises Liability Case

    Court Rejects City’s Assertion of Government Immunity in Recent Premises Liability Case
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in Illinois issued an opinion in an interesting case that presents relevant issues to victims who are considering filing a Virginia premises liability case against a government entity. Specifically, the…
  • Dec 5

    Court Discusses Landowner Liability Relating to Injuries Occurring Off Premise

    Court Discusses Landowner Liability Relating to Injuries Occurring Off Premise
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in California issued a written opinion in a personal injury case that required the court to discuss an issue that often arises in Virginia premises liability cases. The case involved a plaintiff who was…
  • Nov 27

    Discovery Sanctions in Virginia Personal Injury Case

    Discovery Sanctions in Virginia Personal Injury Case
    Before a Virginia truck accident case reaches trial, it goes through several other stages. One of the most important stages of a personal injury case is the pre-trial discovery phase. During pre-trial discovery, each party is able to request…
Rank this Week: 2137

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Dec 11

    Asylum Stats: Location, Location, Location!

    Asylum Stats: Location, Location, Location!
    We think it is important to understand the big picture before we make strategy about individual cases. Thanks to the statistics released by the Department of Homeland Security, we can get an idea of who are entering the United States as…
  • Dec 10

    Are Immigrants Stealing US Jobs?

    Are Immigrants Stealing US Jobs?
    Are new jobs being created being taken by non-US nationals?The answer, according to a comprehensive study published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, is no, immigrants do not take American jobs; rather, they…
  • Nov 2

    Manhattan Attack: Setting The Record Straight On Immigration

    Manhattan Attack: Setting The Record Straight On Immigration
    On November 1, 2017, Trump tweeted:"I have just ordered Homeland Security to step up our already Extreme Vetting Program. Being politically correct is fine, but not for this!""The terrorist came into our country through what is called the…
Rank this Week: 4227

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Dec 11

    Construction Law Musings Turns 9!

    Construction Law Musings Turns 9!
    It was 9 years ago today that I announced the creation of Construction Law Musings with two lines, no picture and some vague idea that I wanted to share my thoughts and insights into Virginia construction law.  Back in 2008, Musings was…
  • Dec 1

    Humbled by Year 11 in the Virginia Business Legal Elite

    Humbled by Year 11 in the Virginia Business Legal Elite
    Thank you, once again, to the Virginia legal community that continues to elect me to the Virginia Business Legal Elite.  The eleven years in a row of election to the Legal Elite in the Construction Category spans my time at my prior firm…
  • Nov 27

    When is a Residential Subcontractor not Subject to the VCPA? Read to Find Out

    When is a Residential Subcontractor not Subject to the VCPA? Read to Find Out
    The Virginia Consumer Protection Act (VCPA) can and often does apply to residential construction.  The transaction between a residential contractor and an homeowner has been held to fall under the consumer transaction language of the…
Rank this Week: 3785

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 4648

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covering estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and veteran's benefits in Virginia. By Hook Law Center.

http://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Death & Procedure:

    Death & Procedure:
    What to do when your client or a family member dies or becomes incapacitated during litigation. As elder law attorneys, we routinely deal with the ambit of legal issues arising from the death or incapacity of a client, but the death or…
  • Dec 1

    Home for the Holidays: Conversations for Every Stage of Life

    Home for the Holidays: Conversations for Every Stage of Life
    It’s that time of year again when families gather to celebrate the holidays. For many, it may have been months or a year since they visited with family and a lot may have changed in the interim. Perhaps we notice that Grandpa is not as…
  • Nov 28

    What Just Happened?

    What Just Happened?
    Last week the US House of Representatives passed a tax bill that appears to overhaul the Internal Revenue Code as it has existed since 1986.  While many favor simplifying the tax code and its maze of complex rules, the House…
Rank this Week: 2263

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Death & Procedure:

    Death & Procedure:
    What to do when your client or a family member dies or becomes incapacitated during litigation. As elder law attorneys, we routinely deal with the ambit of legal issues arising from the death or incapacity of a client, but the death or…
  • Dec 1

    Home for the Holidays: Conversations for Every Stage of Life

    Home for the Holidays: Conversations for Every Stage of Life
    It’s that time of year again when families gather to celebrate the holidays. For many, it may have been months or a year since they visited with family and a lot may have changed in the interim. Perhaps we notice that Grandpa is not as…
  • Nov 28

    What Just Happened?

    What Just Happened?
    Last week the US House of Representatives passed a tax bill that appears to overhaul the Internal Revenue Code as it has existed since 1986.  While many favor simplifying the tax code and its maze of complex rules, the House…
Rank this Week: 1956

Between the Sheets: Adultery in…

Between the Sheets: Adultery in Divorce Cases in Virginia

Explores the legal effects of adultery on family law matters in Virginia and across the United States. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://jameshwilsonjr.com/
Rank this Week: 2726

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
  • Dec 5

    KKR Closes $1.45 Billion Healthcare Fund

    KKR Closes $1.45 Billion Healthcare Fund
    KKR has announced the closing of a new $1.45 billion fund, the KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund. As its name suggests, the fund is dedicated to healthcare growth equity investment opportunities, specifically within the Americas. KKR…
  • Nov 22

    GI Partners Closes Fifth Fund With $2.7 Billion

    GI Partners Closes Fifth Fund With $2.7 Billion
    GI Partners has announced the closing of its fifth fund, Fund V. It was oversubscribed at its hard cap of $2.7 billion, surpassing the target of $2.3 billion. GI Partners, based in San Francisco, is a middle-market private equity ……
  • Nov 15

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Silver Oak Acquires Caring People

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Silver Oak Acquires Caring People
    Silver Oak Services Partners has announced it will acquire Caring People. Silver Oak, based in Evanston, Ill., is a lower middle-market private equity firm. It typically invests in healthcare, business and consumer services companies with…
Rank this Week: 3672

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Summarizes important developments in employment law. By Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C.

https://www.beankinney.com/virginia-employment-law-journal
Rank this Week: 2582

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Nov 30

    Safe Driving Tips for New Driver

    Safe Driving Tips for New Driver
    Safe Driving Tips for New Drivers When you first begin driving, there are many traffic laws to be learned and ... The post Safe Driving Tips for New Drivers appeared first on Weiland Upton.
  • Nov 30

    Greensville, VA – Reckless Driving (86/70 mph) Reduced to Zero Point Minor Equipment Violation

    Greensville, VA – Reckless Driving (86/70 mph) Reduced to Zero Point Minor Equipment Violation
    Greensville, VA – Reckless Driving (86/70 mph) Reduced to Zero Point Minor Equipment Violation John Weiland of Weiland Upton – ... The post Greensville, VA – Reckless Driving (86/70 mph) Reduced to Zero Point Minor Equipment…
  • Nov 30

    Fine Only No jail or license suspension for 103 MPH in Greensville, Virginia

    Fine Only No jail or license suspension for 103 MPH in Greensville, Virginia
    Fine Only No jail or license suspension for 103 MPH in Greensville, Virginia Just a few weeks ago, Samantha Upton ... The post Fine Only No jail or license suspension for 103 MPH in Greensville, Virginia appeared first on Weiland Upton.
Rank this Week: 3381

The Virginia Business Litigation…

The Virginia Business Litigation Blog

Covers news and updates in business litigation, IP, trademark, copyright law. By BerlikLaw, LLC.

http://www.virginiabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Nov 30

    Focus on Fraud: The Expectation of Influencing Conduct

    Focus on Fraud: The Expectation of Influencing Conduct
    Fraud is a confusing and widely misunderstood tort. I wrote about the elements of fraud on this blog a few years ago, and last month I dug deeper into what it means to make a fraudulent misrepresentation. This month, I’m going to…
  • Nov 19

    VCPA Applies to Consumer Transactions, Not Consumer Good

    VCPA Applies to Consumer Transactions, Not Consumer Good
    The Virginia Consumer Protection Act is a Virginia law designed to protect consumers against fraudulent and deceptive business practices. In situations where it applies, defrauded consumers won’t be limited to suing for fraud; they will…
  • Nov 1

    Determining Validity of Noncompete Requires Evidence

    Determining Validity of Noncompete Requires Evidence
    Restrictive covenants in employment agreements (e.g., noncompete and nonsolicitation clauses) are enforceable in Virginia if they are (1) narrowly drawn to protect the employer’s legitimate business interests, (2) not unduly burdensome…
Rank this Week: 4549

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Covers defamation, internet law and torts. By BerlikLaw LLC.

http://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/
  • Nov 29

    Press Release Held Defamatory By Implication

    Press Release Held Defamatory By Implication
    Truth is not always a defense to defamation claims in Virginia. Sometimes a statement that is literally true will nevertheless convey an implied message with defamatory meaning. Virginia thus recognizes claims for defamation by implication in…
  • Nov 11

    Does Virginia’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Apply to Consumer Reviews?

    Does Virginia’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Apply to Consumer Reviews?
    “SLAPP” suits are lawsuits brought primarily for the purpose of stifling criticism or intimidating those with opposing views by forcing them to incur legal-defense costs. (SLAPP stands for “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public…
  • Oct 13

    Separating Fact From Opinion Is Not Always Easy

    Separating Fact From Opinion Is Not Always Easy
    Defamation Law 101 teaches that expressions of opinion are protected by the First Amendment and are not actionable in court. To bring a successful defamation suit, you’ll need to prove that someone made a false statement of fact about…
Rank this Week: 3724

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 4237

MoreUs, The Arthur J. Morris Law…

MoreUs, The Arthur J. Morris Law Library Blog

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://library.law.virginia.edu/ajm-blog
  • Nov 17

    Law Library Uncovers Hidden Legal Histories with Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive

    Law Library Uncovers Hidden Legal Histories with Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive
    Alleged Copyright Theft by Founders of Encyclopaedia Britannica Among Stories Revealed Thirty years after the University of Virginia School of Law acquired a trove of legal documents from Scotland’s Court of Session, the supreme legal…
  • Nov 16

    End of Semester To-Do List: #1 – Study Break

    End of Semester To-Do List: #1 – Study Break
    What do you need to get your end-of-semester reading, outlining, and research papers done? “Quiet,” “books and databases,” “study space,” “research expertise,” “massage…
  • Sep 6

    Our Annual Art Show, “We The People”

    Our Annual Art Show, “We The People”
    On Thursday night, the Law Library will hold a reception to express gratitude to the sixteen photographers whose work comprises this year’s art show, “We The People.” Curated by Stacey Evans, the exhibit features works from…
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Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 8

    PTSD and Social Security Disability

    PTSD and Social Security Disability
    Often a vet will have a traumatic experience while in service to the USA. If this is chronic, it can result in a finding of post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD). In the old days this was called battle fatigue or shell shock. If there is a…
  • Feb 6

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?
    DISASTER: YOUR VIRGINIA SOCIAL SECURITY HAS BEEN CUT OFF! Bad news! You fought long and hard to win your disability but now the government says you have "improved" and you are no longer disabled. What can you do?1.  You need to file…
  • Dec 31

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia
    You are injured at work so you would naturally expect to receive compensation under the workers' compensation laws. In Virginia, if is a repetitive trauma injury, you will not be successful.In Virginia you can be compensated for an injury at…
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Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

By Sickels, Frei & Mims, P.C.

http://www.virginia-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 7

    VA MedMal Plaintiffs Face Unfair Playing Field due to State Law

    VA MedMal Plaintiffs Face Unfair Playing Field due to State Law
    by Gary Brooks Mims When you think of the law, most of us tend to think in terms like “justice,” “equality,” or “fairness.”  Unfortunately, the law is not always fair, nor does everyone receive equal…
  • Sep 18

    Gary B. Mims Appointed to Faculty of the Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course

    Gary B. Mims Appointed to Faculty of the Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course
    Partner Gary Brooks Mims has been appointed by Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of Virginia to the faculty for the Virginia State Bar Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course. The course is mandatory for all members of the…
  • Sep 13

    Matthew Perushek Named “Top 40 under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association

    Matthew Perushek Named “Top 40 under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association
    Sickels, Frei and Mims, LLP associate Matthew Perushek was named to the “Top 40 under 40” roster by the National Trial Lawyers Association. The honor is by invitation only and is awarded exclusively to civil plaintiff and/or…
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The Kaplan Law Firm Blog

The Kaplan Law Firm Blog

Covers federal, DC and Virginia law.

http://thekaplanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Nov 4

    Panelist at Unpaid Wages Discussion

    Panelist at Unpaid Wages Discussion
    On Friday I was a panelist on a discussion of a successful unpaid wages case I brought on behalf of individuals who had worked as electricians and assistant electricians on construction projects in the Washington, D.C. area. The event,…
  • Sep 28

    Successful Appeal Sets Important Precedent On Right to Impartial Jurie

    Successful Appeal Sets Important Precedent On Right to Impartial Jurie
    The Kaplan Law Firm’s Matthew B. Kaplan obtained the reversal of his client’s criminal conviction in a decision issued today by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals that strengthens the protections afforded by the jury…
  • Jul 17

    First Amendment Case: Sexual Assault Victim’s Counterclaim

    First Amendment Case: Sexual Assault Victim’s Counterclaim
    There have been further developments in Wade v. Foster, an important First Amendment case in which I represent Erin Foster, a woman who reported being sexually assaulted.  As I  mentioned in a previous post, the case is unusual in…
Rank this Week: 3318

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2634

Thorn Law Group Blog

Thorn Law Group Blog

Covers Virginia tax law.

http://www.virginia-tax-lawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 26

    Tax Reform Gains Momentum

    Tax Reform Gains Momentum
    When President Donald J. Trump took office, the Republican Party took control of all three branches of the federal government and the party had big plans for making substantial changes to Obamacare and to the tax code. 
  • Oct 12

    The 401(k) Contribution Limit

    The 401(k) Contribution Limit
    A Virginia tax lawyer can provide you with advice on taking advantage of tax breaks that will help you to reduce the amount that you owe the government each year. One of the best tax breaks that you can make use of to reduce your tax…
  • Sep 19

    OVDP Streamlined Submission

    OVDP Streamlined Submission
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Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

By Brien Roche Law.

http://www.brienrochelaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 5

    Personal Injury Anatomy-Nervous System

    Personal Injury Anatomy-Nervous System
    Personal Injury Anatomy-Nervous System from Brien Roche Law This posting is an overview of human anatomy and physiology. The source of the information is for the most part a course offered by The Teaching Company and presented by Dr. Anthony…
  • Oct 3

    Personal Injury Anatomy-Cardiovascular System

    Personal Injury Anatomy-Cardiovascular System
    Personal Injury Anatomy-Cardiovascular System from Brien Roche Law Personal Injury Anatomy Cardiovascular System Personal injury anatomy cardiovascular system is one of several postings dealing with human anatomy and physiology for personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Logic of the Contingent Fee System in Injury Case

    The Logic of the Contingent Fee System in Injury Case
    The Logic of the Contingent Fee System in Injury Cases from Brien Roche Law As is true with many things associated with trial lawyers, there is a great deal of controversy associated with the contingent fee system in regards to injury claims.…
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PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
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McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Sep 29

    The use of an intentionally defective grantor trust

    The use of an intentionally defective grantor trust
    An estate planning vehicle that has attracted much attention is the use of an intentionally defective grantor trust (IDGT). A grantor trust is a trust that the grantor, or in some instances, a beneficiary, is regarded as the owner for income…
  • Sep 15

    Proper estate planning: wills and trust

    Proper estate planning: wills and trust
    Creating a will ensures that all your wishes are carried out after your death. A will is the most common way for you to distribute your assets, like your home, to an heir. However, there are a number of other vehicles through which you can…
  • Aug 31

    A rise in hostility among divorcing spouse

    A rise in hostility among divorcing spouse
    There has been an increase in hostility among divorcing couples who prefer to go to court instead of attempt to work together in an effort to reach a compromise. The issues of contention are the same as they have always been, namely, child…
Rank this Week: 1915

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Beware of scammers: “Fix your tax debts for pennies on the dollar” IS too good to be true.

    Beware of scammers: “Fix your tax debts for pennies on the dollar” IS too good to be true.
    BEWARE HIGH-VOLUME TAX HELP ADVERTISERS Evening TV commercials offering to help taxpayers with tax debts.They promise to help you solve your delinquent tax problems. But are they legit? High volume advertisers typically collect hefty retainer…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    © Daniel Steger for openphoto.net The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus insurance, tolls, repairs, maintenance,…
Rank this Week: 3011

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and litigation. By The Erlich Law Office, PLLC.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Fired On My Day Off

    Fired On My Day Off
    One of the common calls I get goes like this: “I was just fired on my day off. They didn’t give me a reason. They won’t meet with me. This can’t be legal.” It sucks. It feels like you couldn’t have possibly…
  • Sep 11

    Let’s Do Thi

    Let’s Do Thi
    Hey folks, I maintain a very busy and probably too loud presence on Twitter, found @erlichlawoffice, but this blog has gone long underserved and ignored. I’m going to fix that with posts coming this week and more to come soon.…
  • Oct 18

    EEOC sues Houston nightclub for disability discrimination based on unlawful inquiry about HIV statu

    EEOC sues Houston nightclub for disability discrimination based on unlawful inquiry about HIV statu
    Earlier this month, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) filed a lawsuit against Diallo’s of Houston, a nightclub and party venue, alleging that Diallo’s violated the Americans with…
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Estateography

Estateography

By Alvi Aggarwal.

http://www.estateography.com/
  • Jun 23

    Reineck v. Lemen and Virginia Powers of Attorney

    Reineck v. Lemen and Virginia Powers of Attorney
    In Reineck v. Lemen, the Virginia Supreme Court tells us something about granting hot powers and certain duties of an agent under a power of attorney.
  • Jun 23

    Changing Direction

    Changing Direction
    I have decided to change the direction of Estateography a bit. Future posts will involve more analysis of Virginia law. The first post in this new direction is here: http://ychlaw.com/thorsen-v-rspca-comments/.
  • Jul 7

    What's a Credit Shelter Trust? Portability?

    What's a Credit Shelter Trust? Portability?
    The estate tax exemption amount is the amount that the federal government allows you to leave to your kids, grandkids, and people other than your spouse and charity without paying estate tax. In 2015, that amount is $5.43 million. The amount…
Rank this Week: 3529

Intellalegal IP News

Intellalegal IP News

Features intellectual property news concerning patents, trademarks and copyrights

https://intella-ip.com/
Rank this Week: 3499

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury…

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury Attorneys

Covers truck accidents and legal issues affecting trucking law in Virginia and beyond. By the Cooper Hurley Law Firm.

http://www.virginia-truck-accident-attorney-help.com/
  • May 30

    Double Fatal 1-81 Trucking Crash Kills Father and Son

    Double Fatal 1-81 Trucking Crash Kills Father and Son
    Interstate 81 in Virginia is a busy and dangerous route frequented by many big rigs. We were saddened to read about a double fatal I-81 trucking crash this month. According to media reports, a tractor-trailer truck came over a hill on I-81…
  • Feb 27

    The Role of a Trucking Broker in a Big Rig Accident Case

    The Role of a Trucking Broker in a Big Rig Accident Case
    When we think of the parties who can be liable for a death or an injury in a trucking accident, we often think of the driver, the trucking company or possibly a loading company. However, we should not overlook the potential liability of the…
  • Jan 16

    Tips to Avoid Aggressive Truck Driving

    Tips to Avoid Aggressive Truck Driving
    Road rage is a significant problem on the highways of the United States. It’s bad enough when car drivers come to blows but aggressive truck driving can be even more serious for other road users. Most of us have encountered some degree…
Rank this Week: 3257

Virginia Family Law

Virginia Family Law

Covers Virginia family law issues. By Jason A. Weis.

http://www.familylawva.com/
  • May 30

    A Comprehensive Guide to Virginia Child Support

    A Comprehensive Guide to Virginia Child Support
    This is a Comprehensive Guide to Virginia Child Support What are the laws on child support in Virginia? It’s a straightforward question, but one that requires a comprehensive discussion. This guide on Virginia child support laws…
  • May 9

    My Spouse Has Changed

    My Spouse Has Changed
    Researchers may have hit upon one factor explaining many Northern Virginia divorces:  Personality Evolution.  The longest personality study ever conducted confirms that people change so dramatically as they grow older that…
  • Feb 20

    Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce

    Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce
    According to the National Endowment for Financial Education, 31% of U.S. adults who combined assets with a spouse or partner say they have been deceptive about money and 58% of these adults say they hid cash from their partner or…
Rank this Week: 4254