Virginia Lawyer Magazine - April 2017

VOL. 65/NO. 6

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General Interest

Philip J. Hirschkop: The Unreasonable Man
by Deirdre Norman

Documentary Explores the Impact of Judge Robert R. Merhige Jr.
by Gordon Hickey

Springtime is Here, But Employers Still Need to be Mindful of ICE
by Matthew T. Galati

Environmental Law Section

Cutting-Edge Developments in Regional, State, and Interstate Water Management
by Eric A. DeGroff

A New Approach to Water for Hampton Roads Cities
by James T. Lang and Christopher Kane

Flooding Resilience in the Commonwealth
by Angela King and Emily Steinhilber

Mississippi v. Tennessee: Are Changes Coming to Interstate Water Rights Jurisprudence?
by Emily Russell

Virginia Lawyer Register

  • Disciplinary Summaries
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Notices To Members:
    • Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
    • Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinions
    • 2017 Techshow
    • Annual Meeting
    • Criminal Law Seminar
    • Indigent Criminal Defense Seminar
    • Free Legal Answers
    • Nominations Sought For Awards
    • Administrative Suspensions


VSB News

  • Highlights of the February 25, 2017, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
  • Young Lawyers Conference Bench-Bar Dinner
  • Bar Leaders Institute
  • What We Do Here: The Virginia Lawyer Referral Service
  • Cheshire I’A. Eveleigh Receives Family Law Service Award
  • Law Professor James E. Moliterno Receives the Virginia State Bar Leadership in Education Award
  • Joseph A. Condo Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Family Law


  • The Honorable Joseph E. Spruill Jr., July 1931–March 2017
  • In Memoriam


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Bar Counsel’s Message
Law Libraries
Risk Management


CLE Calendar
Professional Notices
Classified Ads and Advertiser’s Index
VSB Annual Meeting Schedule

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