41st Annual Recent Developments in the Law: News from the Courts and General Assembly Seminar Materials

Publication Date: June 2015
Available Formats: Searchable PDF via immediate download, CD-ROM, or USB Flash Drive
Pages: 432

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Topics Covered:

  • Ethics
  • Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights
  • Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Taxation Law
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Civil Litigation

This comprehensive, stand-alone publication is direct from a June 2015 seminar held in conjunction with the Virginia State Bar annual meeting. Current case and legislative news summarized and updated!


Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ETHICS UPDATE 2015: HOT TOPICS IN LEGAL ETHICS
Edward L. Davis

VIRGINIA STATE BAR ESTABLISHES STUDY COMMITTEE FOR THE FUTURE
OF LAW PRACTICE

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO RULES 1.1 (COMPETENCE) AND RULE 1.6
(CONFIDENTIALITY) IN LIGHT OF ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGY RELEVANT
TO THE PRACTICE OF LAW

RULE 5.8 AND THE DUTY OF NOTIFICATION WHEN A LAWYER LEAVES
A LAW FIRM

RULE 1.10—IMPUTING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

LEO 1879 –APPLICATION OF RULE 3.8 TO PROSECUTORS IN ADMINISTRATIVE
HEARINGS

LEO 1880—DUTY TO FILE AN ANDERS PETITION FOLLOWING A CONVICTION
ON AN INDIGENT DEFENDANT’S GUILTY PLEA

ABA FORMAL OPINION 467: MANAGERIAL AND SUPERVISORY OBLIGATIONS
OF PROSECUTORS UNDER RULES 5.1 AND 5.3 (SEPTEMBER 8, 2014)

ABA FORMAL OPINION 468: SELLING ATTORNEY’S ROLE IN FACILITATING
THE SALE OF A LAW PRACTICE UNDER MODEL RULE 1.17
(OCTOBER 8, 2014)

FORMAL OPINION 466: LAWYER’S USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND INTERNET TO
RESEARCH JUROR’S PRESENCE ON THE INTERNET (APRIL 24, 2014)

ETHICAL AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR LAWYERS APPOINTED
AS GALS TO PROTECT THE LITIGATION RIGHTS OF ARMED FORCES
PERSONNEL UNDER THE SERVICEMEMBERS CIVIL RELIEF ACT

ETHICS POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CREDITORS’ AND DEBTORS’ RIGHTS
Tyler P. Brown

    I. CODE OF VIRGINIA REVISIONS (EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2014)
    
    II. SELECTED DECISIONS ON CREDITORS’ RIGHTS
    
    III. SELECTED DECISIONS ON BANKRUPTCY LAW

COMMERCIAL LAW
Edward B. Lowry
David W. Thomas


    I. CHANGES IN THE LAW
    
    II. NOTABLE CASES
        A. Contract – Personal Jurisdiction
        B. Employment (Non-Compete – Non-Solicitation Agreement)
        C. Contracts – Economic Loss Rule
        D. Defamation
        E. Tortious Interference
        F. Fraud
        G. Fraud in the inducement
        H. Virginia Statutory Business Conspiracy
        I. Virginia Consumer Protection Act
        J. Shareholders’ Actions
        K. Trusts – De Facto Trustee
        L. Corporate Law – Merger Litigation
    
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Stephen E. Noona

    I. INTRODUCTION
    
    II. THE FOUR BASIC FOOD GROUPS OF IP LAW
    
    III. RECENT UPDATES
    
    COPYRIGHT LAW
    
    TRADEMARK LAW
    
    TRADE SECRET LAW
    
    IV. FINAL THOUGHTS

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN VIRGINIA: TAXATION LAW

Christopher M. Kozlowski

    NOTABLE ISSUES
    
    I. INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX
    
    II. BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL
    LICENSE TAX
    
    SELECT ISSUES IN VIRGINIA TAXATION
    
    I. INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX
    
    II. CORPORATE INCOME TAX
    
    III. TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND MACHINERY
    AND TOOLS TAX
    
    IV. SALES AND USE TAX
    
    V. BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATINAL
    LICENSE TAX
    
    VI. REAL ESTATE TAX
    
    VII. TAX CREDIT

TAX LAW POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW: ESTATE PLANNING AND
ADMINISTRATION

John B. O’Grady

    I. INTRODUCTION
    
    II. ESTATE TAXES
    
    III. GIFT TAXES
    
    IV. GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER TAXES
    
    V. SPECIAL VALUATION RULES
    
FAMILY LAW

Carolyn M. Grimes

    I. INTRODUCTION
    
    II. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
    
    III. SAME SEX MARRIAGE
    
    IV. CASE REVIEWS
    
SELECTED REAL ESTATE LEGISLATION
Lucia Anna Trigiani

    SELECTED REAL ESTATE LEGISLATION
    
    BANKING AND FINANCE
    
    BUSINESS CODE
    
    BUSINESS ENTITIES
    
    CHARITABLE, CIVIC AND VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS
    
    CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURE
    
    COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS
    
    CONDEMNATION AND EMINENT DOMAIN
    
    CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENT
    
    DEEDS AND DEEDS OF TRUSTS
    
    HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
    
    INSURANCE
    
    LANDLORD AND TENANT
    
    LAND RECORDS AND COURT RECORDS
    
    MECHANICS’ AND OTHER LIENS
    
    MISCELLANEOUS
    
    PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
    
    REAL ESTATE SETTLEMENTS
    
    TAXATION
    
    TRUSTS AND ESTATES
    
    WATER, SEWER AND STORMWATER
    
    ZONING AND LAND USE
    
    CASE LAW UPATE
    
    I. VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT CASES
    
    II. VIRGINIA CIRCUIT COURT CASES
    
    III. U.S. DISTRICT COURT CASES
    
    IV. BANKRUPTCY COURT
    
    V. U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
    
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
Corinna B. Lain

    I. TRAFFIC OFFENSES
    
    II. SEARCH AND SEIZURE
    
    III. CONFESSIONS AND SELF-INCRIMINATION
    
    IV. PRETRIAL MOTIONS
    
    V. CHARGES AND PLEAS
    
    VI. DOUBLE JEOPARDY
    
    VII. SPEEDY TRIAL
    
    VIII. RIGHT TO COUNSEL
    
    IX. TRIAL
    
    X. VERDICT AND SENTENCING
    
    XI. APPEALS
    
    SUBSTANTIVE LAW
    
    I. GUNS AND DRUGS
    
    II. CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
    
    III. PROPERTY CRIMES
    
    IV. MISCELLANEOUS

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN VIRGINIA CIVIL LITIGATION
George P. Sibley. III

    I. INTRODUCTION
    
    II. MOST IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS COVERED BY THIS
    OUTLINE
    
    III. JURISDICTION, VENUE AND SERVICE OF PROCESS
    
    IV. CAUSES OF ACTION AND DAMAGES
    
    V. PLEADING, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
    
    VI. AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES
    
    VII. TRIAL PROCEEDINGS AND EVIDENCE
    
    VIII. APPELLATE PRACTICE

Authors

Edward L. Davis

Tyler P. Brown

Edward B. Lowry

David W. Thomas

Stephen E. Noona

Christopher M. Kozlowski

John B. O’Grady

Carolyn M. Grimes

Lucia Anna Trigiani

Corinna B. Lain

George P. Sibley. III

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