Author Archive | John O'Herron

Pilot Projects in Appellate Mediation Begin

By on March 20, 2019

In the Spring 2019 edition of the Virginia Bar Association Journal, appellate attorney John O’Herron authored an article on Virginia’s offering of a formal appellate mediation program.From the article: The rise of alternative dispute resolution in the Commonwealth of Virginia continues. The first of this year, Virginia joined many of its sister states in offering […]

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John P. O'Herron

SCOVA Watch: Does Virginia’s spousal support termination statute encompass cohabitation of same-sex couples?

By on December 7, 2015

[Note: SCOVA Watch will be a recurring series of posts highlighting select petitions for appeal granted by the Supreme Court of Virginia that may interest practitioners] On November 10, 2015, the Supreme Court of Virginia granted an appeal in Luttrell v. Cucco, Record No. 150770. Although the granting of the case did not make the […]

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Neil Talegaonkar

More for Employers to Be Anxious About Under the ADAAA

By and on April 28, 2015

In 2008, Congress enacted the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), which expanded the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991 (“ADA”).  Congress passed the ADAAA with the express intent of counteracting several Supreme Court of the United States precedents and “reinstating a broad scope of protection to be available under the ADA.”  Last month, the […]

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