Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black (WRVB) is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to leadership roles with the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA) for 2022-23. Tracy Hague becomes Chair of the Appellate Advocacy Section with Elaine McCafferty… Read more
Occasionally, a plaintiff may file a complaint and later seek an amendment to add a new cause of action. An issue may arise if the statute of limitations as to the new cause of action has expired. However, if the… Read more
Chappell, W. Thomas (Fall 2022). An Appeal of Right: Navigating the New Court of Appeals of Virginia. VBA Journal, 24—25. https://vba.ygsclicbook.com/pubs/vbajournal/2022/fall-2022/live/index.html#p=24 Read more
*This article was authored with the assistance of Summer Associate Alexa Kathol Macumber. Alexa is pursuing her JD at the Regent University School of Law. While most appeals do not occur until after a final order is issued… Read more
*This article was authored with the assistance of Summer Associate, Alexa Kathol Macumber. Alexa is pursuing her JD at the Regent University School of Law. While the vast majority of cases heard by the Supreme Court of Virginia are to… Read more
Recently, in Jacks v. Commonwealth, No. 0833-20-3, ___ Va. App. ___ (May 17, 2022), the Court of Appeals of Virginia issued its first en banc ruling since it expanded from 11 to 17 full-time members to accompany the new rights… Read more
As part of a larger set of articles on Appellate Law inspired by the Court of Appeals of Virginia taking on an expanded role, this article will discuss the often-overlooked but important topic of appeal bonds. The term “appeal bond”… Read more
As discussed in our recent article, the Virginia General Assembly voted to allow most criminal defendants and civil litigants to have an appeal as of right to the Court of Appeals of Virginia starting on January 1, 2022. This means… Read more
In a recent unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of the United States in NCAA v. Alston ruled that the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) limits on education-related benefits are invalid under federal antitrust law. This decision will affect compensation rules for… Read more
Until this last legislative session, Virginia was the only state in the nation without a right of appeal from civil judgments and criminal convictions. However, the most recent General Assembly session passed, and the Governor signed, perhaps the most consequential… Read more
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