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Monthly archive December, 2017
Len Bennett is the Consumer Attorney of the Year

Len Bennett is the Consumer Attorney of the Year

Leonard Bennett received the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) 2017 Consumer Attorney of the Year Award in November.  NACA … Read more

Is the "Refund Freeze" going to thaw?

Is the “Refund Freeze” going to thaw?

After two years of defending rate freeze, Dominion says it’s ‘time to transition away’ from the controversial 2015 law  So, … Read more

Support William's Christmas Wish

Support William’s Christmas Wish

You’re most likely deep in holiday preparations. It’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy friends and family and pass … Read more

Virginians Should Insist On Fairness In Rent To Own Real Estate Transactions

Virginians Should Insist On Fairness In Rent To Own Real Estate Transactions

In recent years, some real estate entrepreneurs have begun marketing homes under so-called “rent-to-own” deals.  While the notion of renting-to-own … Read more

Worried about identity theft?  Proposed new law in Virginia may help.

Worried about identity theft? Proposed new law in Virginia may help.

     You may recall the massive Equifax data breach that compromised the personal information of 145 million Americans in … Read more

Student Loan Debt Is Also Contributing To Virginia's Teacher Shortage

Student Loan Debt Is Also Contributing To Virginia’s Teacher Shortage

Governor McAuliffe recently took emergency action because Virginia’s teacher shortage “is a growing crisis that we have to stop and … Read more

Legal Education Forum – Tomorrow – Dec. 2nd 10:30 AM

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