Minutes of the 77th Annual Meeting

Minutes of the 77th Annual Meeting

President Kevin E. Martingayle called the General Session of the 77th Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar to order at 9:05 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel.  He introduced Edward L. Weiner, the incoming president, who had been sworn in by The Honorable George D. Varoutsos of the Arlington Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court of Virginia the previous evening.  Mr. Weiner reported on the actions of Council at its meeting on June 18, 2015.

Fifty-Year Award Recipients

Mr. Martingayle recognized the Fifty-Year Award recipients.

Introduction of President-elect Robinson

Mr. Weiner introduced Michael W. Robinson of Tysons Corner, incoming president-elect.  Mr. Robinson made brief remarks.  On motion made, seconded and unanimously approved, Michael W. Robinson was formally elected as president-elect for the 2015-2016 bar year.

Tradition of Excellence Award

Robert “Robin” C. Wood III, of Lynchburg, received the General Practice Section Tradition of Excellence Award.  John “Randy” R. Nelson, member of the General Practice Section, made introductory remarks regarding Mr. Wood.  The award is given each year by the General Practice Section to a lawyer who exemplifies outstanding professional and public service.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:50 a.m.

Updated: Jun 25, 2015