Meetings and Events

VSB Legal Ethics Committee Meeting

Thu, May 21, 2015

VSB Offices, Richmond
10:00 a.m.

AGENDA

  • I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  • II. OPINIONS
    • A. LEO 1880 – Duty to file an Anders brief following an indigent client’s guilty plea
    • B. LEO request – Duty to reveal client’s intent to commit a future crime
    • 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. LEO 1884 – Conflicts arising from a lawyer-legislator’s employment with a lobbying/consulting firm
  • III. RULE AMENDMENTS
    • A. Rules 5.5 and 8.3(e)
      • Comments received from: Bequai, Edmonds, Gowdy
  • IV. ADJOURNMENT

Remote locations: There currently are no remote participants. 

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

Updated: May 15, 2015