Meetings and Events

VSB Legal Ethics Committee Meeting

Thu, March 19, 2015

VSB Offices, Richmond
10:00 a.m.

AGENDA

I.APPROVAL OF MINUTES

II.OPINIONS

A.LEO 1876 – Prosecutor’s obligation to advise an unrepresented defendant of immigration consequences of conviction

B.LEO 1880 – Duty to file an Anders brief following an indigent client’s guilty plea

Comments received from: Beard, Johnson, Montero, Seltzer, White, Hunter, Kamens

C.LEO 1881 – Duty to disclose former client’s intent to commit perjury

D.LEO 1882 – Conflict between clients when one client expresses a desire to testify against the other

E.LEO 1883 – Ethical obligations of a lawyer for a “no-asset” Chapter 7 bankruptcy petitioner in handling fixed fees advanced by the client

F.Memo – LEO requests 1884, 1885, 1886, duties of GAL under Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

III.RULE AMENDMENTS

A.Rules 1.2 and 4.2 – Discussion only – 2005 unbundling proposal update

B.Rules 5.5 and 8.3(e) – Rule amendments requested by bar counsel

IV.       ADJOURNMENT

 

Remote locations:  Currently none

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

Updated: Mar 13, 2015