Meetings and Events

VSB Access to Legal Services Committee Meeting

Thu, December 19, 2013

VSB Offices, Richmond
11:00 a.m.

This is the third meeting of the 2013 – 2014 Access to Legal Services Committee.  Agenda items include a report on the Virginia Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission, the Virginia Legal Aid update, an update on planning for the 2014 Virginia Legal Aid Conference and the Virginia Pro Bono Conference, and a report by the Access to Legal Services Director.


I. Welcome – Joanna Suyes

  • 1. Roll Call
  • 2. Introduction of Guests
  • 3. Approval of Minutes

II. Update on VSB Office Relocation – Karen Gould/Mary Yancey Spencer

III. Update on the Access to Justice Commission – Mark Braley/Andrea Bridgeman

IV. Legal Aid Update – Mark Braley

V. Update on Planning for 2014 Legal Aid Conference – Jay Speer

VI. Update on 2014 Pro Bono Conference and Awards (to be held in conjunction with 2014 Virginia Legal Aid Conference) – Joanna Suyes

  • 1. Oliver Hill Award – nomination deadline, subcommittee meeting, selection and ceremony dates (Do we want to present this at the Annual Meeting to make it timely?)
  • 2. Lewis Powell Award - nomination deadline, subcommittee meeting and selection date (assuming that this will be presented at Pro Bono Conference in the Fall of 2014)
  • 3. Curriculum Development – subcommittee meeting date and planning deadlines 

VII. Report on the November 22nd Pro Bono Training Advisory Committee – Tara Casey/Chip Nunley/Marie Appleby Briemann

VIII. Access to Legal Services Director’s Report – Karl Doss

IX. Old Business/New Business – Joanna Suyes

  • 1. Next Meeting/2014 Meeting Dates

X. Adjournment – Joanna Suyes

Remote locations (addresses):
Reed & Reed, P.C., 16 South Court Street, Luray, Virginia 22835

Number to notify central location of an interruption:  (804) 775-0500

Posted: Dec 06, 2013

Updated: Dec 13, 2013

Updated: Dec 13, 2013