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Young Lawyers Conference

A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Conference Calendar of Meetings and Events

Supreme Court Admission and Orientation Ceremony

June 7, 2017

Greater Richmond Convention Center

Order of Events                 

10:30 am      Registration Opens         Ballroom Foyer                  

11:45 am      New Lawyer Orientation Ballroom        

12:15 pm     Orientation program concludes                 

                   Lawyers and guests to be seated by 12:25 pm

12:30 pm     The Supreme Court of Virginia Convenes

                    Special Admission Ceremony

                   Introduction and Motion for Admission of Attorneys to the Court

                   Administration of the Oaths

                             Oath of Fidelity to the Commonwealth

                             Oath of Attorney at Law

                   Address by The Honorable Donald W. Lemons
                                            Chief Justice Supreme Court of Virginia        

1:30 pm       The Court Declares Itself in Recess

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Immigration Bond and Custody Proceedings CLE

June 12, 2017

Interested in learning more about immigration law and recent changes in enforcement, working with refugees, or need additional CLE credits for the year? Have a desire to provide pro bono representation to clients in need and want to make a difference in the lives of individuals in immigration proceedings? Then, join the Immigrant Outreach Committee of the Young Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar, on June 12, 2017 from 12pm to 5pm for a dynamic Course on:

Immigration Bond and Custody Proceedings: Recent Changes in the Immigration Detention System and How to Effectively Advocate for Bond

The Immigrant Outreach Committee, in conjunction with the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition and Immigrants First PLLC, present a timely CLE addressing issues of immigration bond and custody.  Recent changes in immigration enforcement have led to a change in the detained immigrant population, and an increased number of detained immigrants seeking to be released from immigration custody on bond. This CLE will supply you with the legal training you need to effectively represent your non-citizen client in your next immigration bond case. You will learn about the immigration detention system as well has how recent Executive Orders have affected who is being detained and approaches to bond hearings. While there is no requirement that you take a pro bono case if you attend this CLE, you are encouraged to do so and opportunities for pro bono immigration bond cases will be discussed.

Course is pending 4 CLE credits.

Details: Monday, June 12, 2017, 12pm-5pm (registration begins at 11:30AM). 
FREE LUNCH PROVIDED.

Location: George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, Arlington Campus, 3301 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22201, Hazel Hall, Room 221.

For additional information and to register for this event, please visit the VSB website here.

We hope you will join us on June 12, to learn how you can make a difference at this time of great need!

79th VSB Annual Meeting

June 14 - 18, 2017

Virginia Beach
Sheraton Oceanfront Hotel

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Naturalization Workshop with Hogar Immigrant Services

June 17, 2017

St. Anthony Catholic School, 3305 Glen Carlyn Rd, Falls Church VA 22041

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Oliver Hill Tucker Pre-Law Institute

June 26 - 30, 2017

University of Richmond

Application and Registration (.pdf)