Virginia Lawyer Magazine - February 2009

Volume 57/No 7


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Litigation Section

Getting to Know the Litigation Section
by Jennifer L. Parrish

From Courtroom to Conference Room: Reflections on Mediation
by Gregory J. Haley and Scott C. Ford

Have You Made A Last-ditch, Desperate, and Disingenuous Attempt to Subvert the Legal Process Today?
by Travis J. Graham and James J. O’Keeffe IV

Corporate Reps at Deposition Must Be Knowledgeable
by Thomas G. Bell Jr.

Employee Use of Company Computers – A Privilege Waiver Mine Field
by Michael F. Urbanski and Timothy E. Kirtner

Caveat Appellant: Supreme Court Cracks Down on Insufficient Assignments of Error
by L. Steven Emmert



The Face of the Bar
The VSB Diversity initiative

Lives of Women Lawyers Are More Than Billable Hours
by Dawn Chase

U.Va.’s Julian Bond to Conduct Civil Rights History Tour



VSB News

  • Two Decades of the Professionalism Course
  • In Memoriam


  • Criminal Defense Lawyers Establish Shepherd Memorial Scholarship
  • Local Bar Elections



President’s Message

Executive Director’s Message

Conference of Local Bar Associations

Young Lawyers Conference

Senior Lawyers Conference

Consultus Electronica (includes endnotes not published in print magazine)

Law Libraries





Americans with Disabilities Act: Synopsis of 2008 Amendments
by Jennifer M. Becker

Book Review - Virginia Forced-Sterilization Case Is Still Law, Eighty Years Later
Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court and Buck v. Bell, by Paul A. Lombardo.

Crossword Puzzle: It’s Off To Work We Go

Access to Legal Services
VSB Annual Pro Bono & Access to Justice Conference

Benchmarks — upcoming judicial elections (General Assembly update to come)

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Clouds moving in on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Afton Mountain, courtesy Charlottesville photographer Ben Greenberg,