About the Bar

Bar Staff: Whom to Contact

The VSB address is 1111 East Main Street, Suite 700, Richmond, VA 23219-0026.  directions

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 Dolly C. Shaffner
Maureen D. Stengel
(804) 775-0518
(804) 775-0517
Annual Report Dee Norman (804) 775-0586
Advertising: Ethical Questions email (804) 775-0564
Advertising: Virginia Lawyer magazine and Website (more information) Dee Norman (804) 775-0594
Attorney Disciplinary Records
(more information on how to file a complaint)
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
email
Clerk's Office Main Clerk's Department Number (804) 775-0539
email
Clients' Protection Fund (more information)

Clients' Protection Fund Information
Jane Fletcher

(804) 775-9426
(804) 775-0567

Complaint Line
(more information on how to file a complaint)
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
email
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 If you are having trouble accessing Fastcase legal research, please contact the VSB front desk for assistance: (804) 775-0500. (Mon-Fri 8:15 AM-4:45 PM EST - excluding holidays or closure due to weather) (804) 775-0500
FAX General Number (804) 775-0501
Fee Dispute Resolution General Number (voice mail only) (804) 775-9423
First Day in Practice Seminar

Paulette J. Davidson

(804) 775-0521
Fiscal Catherine Huband (804) 775-0526
Human Resources / Facilities Mgmt. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0505
Insurance Stephanie G. Blanton (804) 775-0576
Legal Services Corp. of VA General Number (804) 782-9438

Lawyer Assistance / Well-Being

Lawyers Helping Lawyers

(804) 644-3212
24-Hour Help Line:
1-877-545-4682
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 complaints about the conduct or ethics of an attorney may file a complaint with the Virginia State Bar or contact the Complaint Line at (804) 775-0570 (more information)
Legal Ethics Counsel James McCauley
Seth M. Guggenheim
Emily Hedrick
Barbara Saunders
Call Ethics Hotline
(804) 775-0564
Legal Ethics Executive Assistant Kristi Hall (804) 775-0557
Legal Ethics Hotline and Opinions email (804) 775-0564
Legislative Policy Renu Brennan (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 DaVida M. Davis (804) 775-0573
Edward L. Davis (804) 775-0566
Media Inquiries, General Renu Brennan (804) 775-0575
Member Login — forgot password If you are having trouble accessing the Member Login on the VSB website, please contact the front desk for assistance. (Mon-Fri 8:15 AM-4:45 PM EST - excluding holidays or closure due to weather) (804) 775-0500

Membership

General Number (804) 775-0530
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fax (804) 775-0554
Member Directory  
Pro Bono/Access to Legal Services Crista Gantz (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) Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Professionalism for Law Students Program Lauren Parrish (804) 775-0515
Publication Orders Jackie Kruszewski (804) 775-0529
Real Estate Settlement Agents
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
Telecommunication Device for the Deaf/TDD  (For Hearing-Impaired Callers Only) (804) 775-0502
Third-Year Practice Certificate Debra Isley (804) 775-0530
Trust Accounts: Approval of Bank Depositories Sylvia Daniel (804) 775-0559
Trust Accounts Overdraft Notifications intakereb@vsb.org (804) 775-0570
Unauthorized Practice of Law    
Barbara Saunders (804) 775-0562
   
Virginia Law Foundation (website) Raymond M. White (434) 951-0031
Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Advertising Contact Ben Oerther with LLM Publications

(503) 445-2226

Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Articles

Dee Norman
Caryn Persinger

(804) 775-0594
(804) 775-0588
Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Submit a Professional Notice Dee Norman (804) 775-0594
Virginia Lawyer/Register Magazines - Subscriptions Dee Norman (804) 775-0594
Website general inquiries email
Website — help with password If you are having trouble accessing the Member Login on the VSB website, please call the front desk for assistance: (804) 775-0500. (Mon-Fri 8:15 AM-4:45 PM EST - excluding holidays or closure due to weather) (804) 775-0500
Questions regarding membership, locating a member General Number (804) 775-0530
E-mail .(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 Renu Brennan (804) 775-0575
Bar Counsel Edward L. Davis (804) 775-0566
Director for Bar Services Maureen Stengel (804) 775-0517
Finance/Procurement Director Crystal T. Hendrick (804) 775-0523
Communications Director and Creative Director Caryn B. Persinger (804) 775-0588
Information Technology Director William H. Dickinson (Bill) (804) 775-0511
Human Resources / Facilities Director Randy E. Webne (804) 775-0505
Member Compliance Director Demetrios J. Melis (804) 775-0578
Clerk of the Disciplinary System DaVida M. Davis (804) 775-0573
Local Bar Relations / Virginia Lawyer Referral Service Renu Brennan (804) 775-0575
Pro Bono/Access to Legal Services Crista Gantz (804) 775-0522
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 Crystal T. Hendrick (804) 775-0523
Lawyer Discipline Edward L. Davis (804) 775-0566
Legal Ethics James McCauley (804) 775-0565
   
Professionalism Maureen Stengel (804) 775-0517

Liaisons to Special Committees

Access to Legal Services Crista Gantz (804) 775-0522
Bench-Bar Relations Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0550
Better Annual Meeting Maureen Stengel (804) 775-0517
Judicial Candidate Evaluation Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0551
Lawyer Insurance Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0551
Lawyer Referral Toni Dunson (804) 775-0591
Resolution of Fee Disputes Stephanie Blanton (804) 775-0576
Technology and the Practice of Law James McCauley (804) 775-0565

Liaison to Joint VSB-VBA Committee

Alternative Dispute Resolution Asha Holloman (804) 755-0551

Boards

Clients' Protection Fund Renu Brennan (804) 775-0575
Disciplinary Board DaVida M. Davis (804) 775-0573
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Demetrios J. Melis

(804) 775-0578

Conference Liaisons

Diversity Conference Stephanie G. Blanton (804) 775-0576
Conference of Local and Specialty Bar Associations Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Senior Lawyers Conference Stephanie G. Blanton (804) 775-0576
Young Lawyers Conference Maureen D. Stengel
Lauren A. Parrish
(804) 775-0517
(804) 775-0515
Conference Newsletters Jackie Kruszewski (804) 775-0529
Theme Issues of Virginia Lawyer Dee Norman  (804) 775-0594

Section Liaisons

Administrative Law Dolly C. Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Antitrust Law Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Bankruptcy Law Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Business Law Lauren A. Parrish (804) 775-0515
Construction Law Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Corporate Counsel Lauren A. Parrish (804) 775-0515
Criminal Law Maureen D. Stengel (804) 775-0517
Education of Lawyers Maureen D. Stengel (804) 775-0517
Environmental Law Lauren A. Parrish (804) 775-0515
Family Law Dolly C. Shaffner (804) 775-0518
General Practice Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Health Law Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Intellectual Property Law Lauren A. Parrish (804) 775-0515
International Practice Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Litigation Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Local Government Law Lauren A. Parrish (804) 775-0515
Military Law Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Real Property Dolly C. Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Taxation Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0516
Trusts & Estates Dolly C. Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Section Newsletters Jackie Kruszewski (804) 775-0529
Theme Issues of Virginia Lawyer Dee Norman (804) 775-0594


DIRECTIONS TO THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR

VIRGINIA STATE BAR
1111 E MAIN ST STE 700
RICHMOND VA 23219-0026
(804) 775-0500

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Updated: Oct 16, 2018