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Two years after killing man, cop is still not charged

A Virginia police officer killed a man in his own home who hadn’t committed a crime and allegedly had his hands up.  Why hasn’t the cop been charged?  CNN’s Randi Kaye  interviews Michael Lieberman and recaps the John Geer police shooting for Anderson Cooper 360⁰ 

Fairfax pays $2.95 million to settle suit in John Geer Police Shooting

Michael Lieberman, Harrington’s lawyer, said the settlement was the largest for a police shooting in Virginia history. “No family should have to fight like the Geer family was forced to,” Lieberman said, “in order to learn basic facts about the police shooting of a loved one, and the public deserves a government that is transparent […]

How to Handle Workplace Threats

Dealing with employees who may pose a health or safety risk was the subject of comment by DiMuroGinsberg partner, Jonathan R. Mook, in a recent article appearing in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) online newsletter. The article by Allen Smith, entitled “Rely on Conduct Rules to Discipline Workplace Threats,” explores the various ways […]

Botched will cost lawyer $600,000.00

DiMuroGinsberg’s client, the RSPCA, prevails. “A Richmond lawyer and his firm are on the hook for a $603,409.90 bequest that should have gone to the Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals, under a judge’s ruling last month in a legal malpractice case.” View the Virginia Lawyers Weekly article

DiMuroGinsberg patent attorney, Jay Kesan, to speak about Patent Reform at The Technology Policy Institute on February 11.

Patent reform is high on the agenda for the upcoming Congress. Proponents of reform claim the current system produces excessive litigation, particularly on the part of “patent assertion entities,” imposing costs on entrepreneurs and others and deterring innovation. Those on the other side suggest that the litigation explosion is overstated and that patent reform efforts […]

Will JOBS Act Equity Crowdfunding Ever Happen?

Kendall Almerico recently spoke with Forbes magazine about the SEC’s failure to release and make into law, the rules and regulations needed to support The JOBS Act of 2012. “If a law said you or I had to do something by a certain date, we would do it because we do not want to face […]

Press Release regarding the Shooting Death of John Geer

From DiMuroGinsberg, P.C., Counsel for the Family of John Geer February 2, 2015, Alexandria, Virginia After almost seventeen months of deafening silence, the family of John Geer, a Fairfax County resident and father of two, has finally seen the Fairfax County Police Department’s own evidence that John was wrongfully shot by Officer Adam Torres.  On […]

Jonathan Mook is appointed to the Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities

Alexandria, VA — January 13, 2014 — DiMuroGinsberg is pleased to announce that Jonathan R. Mook, was sworn in as a member of the Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities.   Jonathan’s appointment was confirmed by the Alexandria City Council. Jonathan will serve as a representative from the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce on the Commission. The ACPD […]

Seven unanswered questions in the police shooting of John Geer

After Fairfax County on Monday decided to release the name of the officer involved in the fatal shooting of John Geer in 2013, and make the new allegation that Geer had threatened police with a gun, there remain a number of crucial unanswered questions in the case. Read the Full article and learn more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/local/wp/2015/01/07/seven-unanswered-questions-in-the-fairfax-police-shooting-death-of-john-geer/