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Supreme Court of Virginia Confirms Title Insurance Company has Valid Subrogation Claim Against Settlement Agent Surety and Bond
Brian O. Dolan and Christopher R. Papile were recently featured in the Spring 2012 issue of The Fee Simple.
By Brian O. Dolan and Christopher R. Papile

Employment Law Update - Summer 2012
In This Issue:
- EEOC Area Director Provides Helpful Insights at K&C Seminar
- VA Supreme Court Decision Underscores Need to Review Non-Competition Agreements
- Government Targets Employee Misclassification
- Recent Group Firings Create a Stir
- NLRB Posting Saga Continues–No Required Posting At This Time
- 28th Annual Employment Law Update - Putting the Pieces Together
By Labor & Employment

Learn the Rules of the Federal Contracting Game for Small Business
Terence Murphy presented a workshop titled, "Learn the Rules of the Federal Contracting Game for Small Business" on May 16, 2012 at the 2012 Joint Warfighting Conference - AFCEA Hampton Roads and Tidewater Chapter Small Business Forum.
By Terence Murphy and Government Contracts & Construction

Private Client Services Update - Decanting: A New Tool in the Trustee’s Arsenal
Effective July 1, 2012, the Virginia General Assembly will be providing trustees of irrevocable trusts a valuable new tool.
By Robert H. Powell III and Private Client Services

Domain Name Disputes: Why Are So Many Disputes Resolved Administratively?
Kristan Burch was featured in the March 2012 issue of The Federal Lawyer, "Domain Name Disputes: Why Are So Many Disputes Settled Adminitratively?"
By Kristan B. Burch

Private Client Services Update - Protecting Your Most Precious Assets...Your Children
Often, one of the most difficult decisions trust and estate clients face is naming a guardian for their minor children. A guardian is the person or persons who are nominated in the Last Will and Testament of a decedent to provide for the care and custody of minor children in the event that neither of the natural parents survive until all of their minor children attain the age of majority.
By Vonda W. Chappell and Private Client Services

Contractor Selection Due Diligence Checklist for Credit Unions
We are often asked by credit unions to draft contracts with contractors, architects and design-build entities. The contractor, architect or design-builder often are chosen by the credit union based on recommendations from other credit unions or after marketing visits by these service providers. We recommend our credit union clients perform certain due diligence on the contractors, architects and design-builders before a final selection is made.
By Terence Murphy