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Old 04-26-06, 02:33 PM
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Cycling Lawyer

Does anyone know a VA attorney that specializes in cycling? Thanks for your help.
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Old 04-26-06, 02:38 PM
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This might be the obvious reply but check with your local bicycling club.
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Old 04-26-06, 02:55 PM
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What do you mean by "specializes in cycling?" I'm an attorney (practice in DC), and as far as I know, there is no discrete "cycling" area of law. It might be helpful if you could shed a little more light on the type of advice you are seeking.
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Perhaps he/she needs to know if it is legal to wear undies under bibs in Virginia. Either that or if it is mandatory to wear matching team jerseys and bibs
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Old 04-26-06, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by 62vette
Perhaps he/she needs to know if it is legal to wear undies under bibs in Virginia. Either that or if it is mandatory to wear matching team jerseys and bibs
Now, now, you will get into trouble...thaicorp is looking for a lawyer remember.
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Old 04-26-06, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by 62vette
Perhaps he/she needs to know if it is legal to wear undies under bibs in Virginia. Either that or if it is mandatory to wear matching team jerseys and bibs
When I lived in Virginia people would get arrested for wearing yellow jersies if they were not presently in the lead of a stage-based race. Perhaps our OP met a similar fate.
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Old 04-26-06, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by ElJamoquio
When I lived in Virginia people would get arrested for wearing yellow jersies if they were not presently in the lead of a stage-based race. Perhaps our OP met a similar fate.
Ah, in that case, I can muster up a couple of good defense strategies:

1) The Cochran Defense - Defendant puts on about 10-15 lbs prior to trial. Defendant then tries on the offending jersey in the courtroom, setting up for the classic closing argument: "If the jersey does not fit, you must acquit!"

2) The Rainbow Defense - "Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I think you can all agree that this jersey is really more of a lime green than yellow."
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Old 04-26-06, 06:44 PM
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How about a law student that specializes in cycling? Is that close enough?
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I would imagine he's looking for a lawyer who has dealt with and is expierianced in working with cyclists involved in some type of litigation...
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Old 04-26-06, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by rvabiker
I would imagine he's looking for a lawyer who has dealt with and is expierianced in working with cyclists involved in some type of litigation...
Yeah, but that doesn't really help. "Some type of litigation" is like saying "some type of food." The kind of lawyer you'd want if, say, you got hit by a car, would be completely different than the type of lawyer you'd want if the local bike shop ripped you off.
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Old 04-26-06, 07:02 PM
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Well I need a lawyer in Virginia too...I got hit by a car. Know anyone in Richmond?
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Old 04-26-06, 10:43 PM
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A cycling specific injury lawyer based in NYC, but will travel as needed.
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[QUOTE=A cycling specific injury lawyer based in NYC, but will travel as needed.[/QUOTE]

As a lawyer, I suggest that this should only be a "last resort" option. With travel from NYC to Virginia, that's gotta be expensive, as the lawyer would have to charge something for travel time when he would not otherwise be billing clients. If he's not licensed in Virginia, he'd have to get local counsel to move his admission pro hac vice, and he'd have to know both Virginia law and local rules.

A bit risky, but if it's the OP's only choice.... However, as others have pointed out, much depends on the nature of the problem, which presently remains unclear.
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Old 04-27-06, 07:30 AM
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Look on Findlaw.com
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Old 04-27-06, 10:17 AM
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Although I am a lawyer who cycles I do not think this is what you mean.

I second the Findlaw.com route. It should help pinpoint who may be able to help you. Don't forget to interview a couple though so you can find one you're comfortable with.
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