Virginia Lawyer Magazine - February 2008

Volume 56/Number 7


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Health Law Section

Health Law 101: Issue-Spotting In Dealing With Health-Care Providers
by William H. Hall Jr.

Custody and Admissibility of Mental Health Records: Data Trumps Rhetoric
by Leigh D. Hagan, Scott D. Landry, and T. Michael Blanks

Noncompetition Agreements Collide with Virginia’s Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine
by Derek W.H. Kung, Patrick C. Devine Jr., and Lynn F. Jacob

Repeal of § 20-124.3:1 of the Virginia Code: Restoration of Judicial Discretion
by Carol Schrier-Polak


Executive Director’s Message

President’s Message

Conference of Local Bar Associations

Senior Lawyers Conference

Young Lawyers Conference

Risk Management Corner

Consultus Electronica

Virginia Association of Law Libraries


Bar News

  • General Assembly Will Have Judicial Performance Survey Data for 2009 Session
  • Bigger Type, Briefer Briefs: Supreme Court of Virginia Changes Format for Appeals
    • Correction: the e-mail address to send electronic filings has been corrected in the above PDF file link. updated 3/31/08
  • Supreme Court Waiver Forms Updated
  • Gould Receives Award for Achievement
  • SCC Expands E-filing of Case-Related Documents
  • In Memoriam
  • Clarence M. Dunnaville Jr. Receives Civil Rights Award for Legal Work


Access to Legal Services

  • Lawyers Helping Warriors: Resources for Assisting Service Members, Veterans

2008 General Assembly: Virginia Lawyer-Legislators

Proposed Amendments to MCLE Regulations 104 and 105

About the Cover

Detail of Landscape with Barns, 1991, by Hal Tench, oil on paper, 20 3???4 by 28 inches, from the President’s Collection of the Virginia State Bar; in honor of William W. Eskridge, VSB President 1986–87; gift of Penn, Stuart, Eskridge & Jones. Photograph by Katherine Wetzel.