About the Bar

Bar Staff: Whom to Contact

Receptionist (804) 775-0500

General Staff Functions

Admission Ceremony Membership Department (804) 775-0530
Address Changes Virginia State Bar members now can use the bar’s website to change their addresses of record at https://member.vsb.org/vsbportal/. Changes also may be submitted in writing to the Membership Department.  
Annual Meeting Theresa Patrick
Catherine Huband
Elizabeth Keller
(804) 775-0515
(804) 775-0514
(804) 775-0516
e-mail
Annual Report Gordon Hickey (804) 775-0586
Advertising: Ethical Questions email (804) 775-0564
Advertising: Virginia Lawyer Magazine (more information) Linda McElroy (804) 775-0594
Attorney Disciplinary Records
(more information on how to file a misconduct inquiry)
Clerk's Office (804) 775-0539
Bar Cards Questions about bar cards should be addressed to the VSB Membership Department (804) 775-0530
membership@vsb.org
Certificate of Good Standing Membership (more information) (804) 775-0530
e-mail
Clerk's Office Main Clerk's Department Number (804) 775-0539
e-mail
Clients' Protection Fund (more information)

Jane Fletcher
Stephanie Blanton

(804) 775-0567
(804) 775-0576
Complaint Line
(more information on how to file a misconduct inquiry)
General Number (voice mail only)
Callers outside the 804 area code may dial toll free 1-866-548-0873.
(804) 775-0570
Corporate Counsel Membership (more information) Membership (804) 775-0530
e-mail
Real Estate Settlement Agents
(formerly CRESPA) more information
Cynthia Williams (804) 775-0530
Elections/Bar Council, President-elect Asha Holloman (804) 775-0551
Emeritus Membership Debra Isley (804) 775-0530
Fastcase Membership (804) 775-0530
e-mail
FAX General Number (804) 775-0501
Fee Dispute Arbitration General Number (voice mail only) (804) 775-9423
First Day in Practice Seminar Catherine Huband (804) 775-0514
Fiscal Jean Oakley (804) 775-0526
Human Resources / Facilities Mgmt. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0505
Insurance Stephanie Blanton (804) 775-0576
Legal Services Corp. of VA General Number (804) 782-9438
Lawyer Referral, Information on Joining Toni Dunson (804) 775-0591
Lawyer Referral/Richmond General Number (804) 775-0808
Lawyer Referral/Statewide Toll Free 800 552-7977

 

The Legal Ethics Hot Line is a consultation service for lawyers and judges only. Members of the public who have inquiries about the conduct or ethics of an attorney may file an inquiry with the Virginia State Bar or contact the Complaint Line at (804) 775-0570 (more information)

Legal Ethics Counsel James McCauley
Barbara Saunders
Emily Hedrick
Call Ethics Hotline
(804) 775-0564
Legal Ethics Research and Support Coordinator Kristi Hall (804) 775-0557
Legal Ethics Hotline and Opinions
 
 email (804) 775-0564

 

Legislative Policy Mary Yancey Spencer (804) 775-0575
Local Bars .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0521
Mailing Lists/Labels Membership Department (804) 775-0530
Alicia Parker (804) 775-0530
MCLE
You may certify MCLE attendance online at
https://member.vsb.org/vsbportal/
General Number (804) 775-0577
Fax (804) 775-0544
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Media Inquiries, Disciplinary Barbara Lanier (804) 775-0573
Edward L. Davis (804) 775-0566
Media Inquiries, General Mary Yancey Spencer (804) 775-0575
Meetings Catherine Huband
Theresa Patrick
 
(804) 775-0514
(804) 775-0515
e-mail

 

Membership

General Number (804) 775-0530
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fax (804) 775-0554
Member Directory  
Midyear Legal Seminar Theresa Patrick
Catherine Huband
Elizabeth Keller
(804) 775-0515
(804) 775-0514
(804) 775-0516
email
No Bills Night Maureen Stengel (804) 775-0517
Pro Bono/Access to Legal Services Karl Doss (804) 775-0522
Professional Corporations and Professional Limited Liability Companies Membership Department (804) 775-0530
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0530
Professional Regulation Edward L. Davis (804) 775-0566
Professionalism Course Dates and Registration Form (pdf file) Catherine Huband (804) 775-0514
Professionalism for Law Students Program Catherine Huband (804) 775-0514
Public Education Campaign—Lawyer Image Advertising .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0585
Publication Orders Linda McElroy (804) 775-0594
Real Estate Settlement Agents
(formerly CRESPA) more information
Cynthia Williams (804) 775-0530
Receptionist Front Desk Main Number (804) 775-0500
Specialty Bars .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0521
TDD/Voice Line (Hearing-Impaired) General Number (804) 775-0502
Third-Year Practice Certificate Debra Isley (804) 775-0530
Trust Accounts: Approval of Bank Depositories Gwen Evans (804) 775-0556
Trust Accounts Overdraft Notifications intakereb@vsb.org (804) 775-0570
Unauthorized Practice of Law James McCauley (804) 775-0565
Barbara Saunders (804) 775-0562
   
Virginia Law Foundation (website) Raymond M. White (434) 951-0031
Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Advertising Linda McElroy (804) 775-0594
Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Articles Rodney A. Coggin (Rod) (804) 775-0585
Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Submit a Professional Notice Gordon Hickey (804) 775-0586
Virginia Lawyer/Register Magazines - Subscriptions Linda McElroy (804) 775-0594
Webmaster Caryn B. Persinger email
Questions regarding membership, locating a member General Number (804) 775-0530
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

Senior Staff

Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0550
Deputy Executive Director Mary Yancey Spencer (804) 775-0575
Bar Counsel Edward L. Davis (804) 775-0566
Assistant Executive Director for Bar Services Elizabeth Keller (804) 775-0516
Assistant Executive Director for Administration Susan C. Busch (804) 775-0524
     
Information Technology Director William H. Dickinson (Bill) (804) 775-0511
Human Resources / Facilities Director Diane F. Anderson (804) 775-0505
Membership Director Membership Department (804) 775-0530
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Director Gale M. Cartwright (804) 775-0578
Clerk of the Disciplinary System Barbara Sayers Lanier (804) 775-0573
Publications / Public Information Director Rodney A. Coggin (Rod) (804) 775-0585
Local Bar Relations / Virginia Lawyer Referral Service Mary Yancey Spencer (804) 775-0575
Deputy Bar Counsel Kathryn R. Montgomery (804) 775-0543
Ethics Counsel James M. McCauley (Jim) (804) 775-0565
Intake Counsel James C. Bodie (804) 775-0570

 

 

Council Liaisons

Council/Executive Committee Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0551
Asha Holloman (804) 775-0551

Standing Committee Liaisons

Budget and Finance Susan C. Busch (804) 775-0524
Lawyer Discipline Edward L. Davis (804) 775-0566
Legal Ethics James McCauley (804) 775-0565
   
Professionalism Maureen Stengel (804) 775-0517
Unauthorized Practice of Law James McCauley (804) 775-0565
Barbara Saunders (804) 775-0562

Liaisons to Special Committees

Access to Legal Services Karl Doss (804) 775-0522
Bench-Bar Relations Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0550
Information Technology Bill Dickinson (804) 775-0511
Judicial Nominations Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0551
Lawyer Malpractice Insurance Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0551
Lawyer Referral Toni Dunson (804) 775-0591
Midyear Legal Seminar Elizabeth Keller (804) 775-0516
Personal Insurance for Members Mary Yancey Spencer (804) 775-0575
Publications/Public Information .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0585
Resolution of Fee Disputes .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0521
Committee on Technology and the Law .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0585

Liaison to Joint VSB-VBA Committee

Alternative Dispute Resolution Asha Holloman (804) 755-0551

Conference and Section Liaisons

Administrative Law Catherine Huband (804) 775-0514
Antitrust Law Theresa Patrick (804) 775-0515
Bankruptcy Law Theresa Patrick (804) 775-0515
Business Law Elizabeth Keller (804) 775-0516
Construction Law Dolly Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Corporate Counsel Catherine Huband (804) 775-0514
Criminal Law Elizabeth Keller (804) 775-0516
Education of Lawyers Elizabeth Keller (804) 775-0516
Environmental Law Catherine Huband (804) 775-0514
Family Law Dolly Shaffner (804) 775-0518
General Practice Catherine Huband (804) 775-0514
Health Law Elizabeth Keller (804) 775-0516
Intellectual Property Law Theresa Patrick (804) 775-0515
International Practice Elizabeth Keller (804) 775-0516
Litigation Stephanie Blanton (804) 775-0576
Conference of Local Bar Associations Paulette Davidson (804) 775-0521
Local Government Law Theresa Patrick (804) 775-0515
Military Law Dolly Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Real Property Dolly Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Senior Lawyers Conference Stephanie Blanton (804) 775-0576
Taxation Catherine Huband (804) 775-0514
Trusts & Estates Dolly Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Young Lawyers Conference Maureen Stengel (804) 775-0517
Section Newsletters Linda McElroy (804) 775-0594
Theme Issues of Virginia Lawyer Rodney A. Coggin (Rod) (804) 775-0585

DIRECTIONS TO THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR

VIRGINIA STATE BAR
1111 E MAIN ST STE 700
RICHMOND VA 23219-3565
(804) 775-0500

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Updated: Apr 14, 2014