Roger T. Creager recently spoke at the Virginia State Bar Appellate Advocacy Summit regarding appeals and post-judgment motions, and how they are affected by principles of finality under Virginia law. His presentation was titled, Some Principles of Finality.
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For the past two years, Roger T. Creager has served as Chair of the Boyd-Graves Conference Subcommittee Regarding Discovery of Electronically-Stored Information. Proposed changes to the Rules of the Virginia Supreme Court which specifically address discovery of electronically-stored information are currently pending for consideration by the Supreme Court of Virginia.
The Court is expected to consider the proposed changes at its next business meeting in September 2008 or thereafter in the Fall 2008. A summary of the status of the proposed changes has been prepared by Mr. Creager together with Exhibit A thereto, which contains the language of the proposed changes as they stood in October 2007 as promulgated by the Virginia Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules of Court. The proposed changes have been further revised since October 2007, and those further revisions are indicated in the summary prepared by Mr. Creager.
The Virginia State Bar Appellate Law Section invited Roger T. Creager to make a presentation at its Appellate Advocacy Summit on August 28, 2008. Mr. Creager will address the topic of when a trial court order or judgment becomes final for purposes of triggering the deadlines for making post-trial motions and noting an appeal.
The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association invited Roger T. Creager to speak at its 2008 Brain Injury Law Retreat on September 27, 2008. My Creager will speak on the topic of excluding defense evidence asserting that the plaintiff is allegedly faking or feigning his or her cognitive limitations and impairments and is “malingering.”