Proposed | amendment to Paragraph 13 regarding the definition of “Bar Counsel” (pending review by the Supreme Court of Virginia)
On March 7, 2012, the Committee on Lawyer Discipline (COLD) approved the proposed amendment which corrects the cite to the Code of Virginia, concerning appointment of Bar Counsel.
13. PROCEDURE FOR DISCIPLING, SUSPENDING, AND DISBARRING ATTORNEYS
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“Bar Counsel” means the Attorney who is appointed as such by Council and who is approved by the Attorney General pursuant to Va. Code §
2.1-122(c) 2.2-510, and such deputies, assistants, and Investigators as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the office, except where the duties must specifically be performed by the individual appointed pursuant to Va. Code § 2.1-122(c) 2.2-510.
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approved by VSB Council
pending review by the Supreme Court of Virginia
Updated: October 16, 2013