Trusts and Estates Section

C. Arthur Robinson, II, Esq., Chair

This report is submitted on behalf of the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Trusts and Estates Section to report on our activities and other data throughout the year. This year the members of the Trust and Estates Section numbered approximately 1,670 and on behalf of these members in the Bar in general provided the following activities:

  • We generated two newsletters. One in the fall and one in the spring. 
  • Wrote seven (7) articles authored by various individuals including members of the Board of Governors.
  • We also wrote articles for a dedicated issue of the Virginia Lawyer which was published in February of 2015. 

Our newsletter editor, C. Daniel Vaughan, and our assistant newsletter editor, Laura A. Jenkins, were directly responsible for these activities. During the year no significant issues arose which required resolution and our Section sponsored the annual Trust and Estates seminar which is done in conjunction with Virginia CLE in October of 2014 and in addition a member of our section Mr. Kevin Rack made a presentation at the mid-year meeting of the Virginia State Bar. 

New officers and new members of the Board of Governors are as follows:

Elected for a first term:

  • Mr. Mark Pascucci, Esq. Tidewater, Virginia
  • Ms. Jennifer Schooley, Esq. - Richmond, Virginia

Additional Board Members were re-elected for a second term:

  • Mr. Robert Peel
  • Ms. Heather Szjada Richmond, Virginia

In addition the following were elected as officers for the upcoming 2015-2106 fiscal year:

  • Ms. Jennifer Shirkey, Esq. – Chair
  • Ms. Jennifer Moccia, Esq. Vice-Chair
  • Mr. C. Daniel Vaughn, Esq. – Secretary
  • Mr. C. Arthur Robinson, II, Esq.  –Immediate past Chair
  • Ms. Lauren Jenkins, Esq.  –Newsletter Editor
  • Ms. Jennifer Schooley, Esq. - Assistant Newsletter Editor

These Board Members and Officers will be confirmed in early July by an email vote of the full Board.

Updated: Jun 26, 2015