VSB Council Meeting
Sat, February 23, 2013
James River Ballroom, Omni Richmond Hotel, Richmond
I. Reports and Information Items
A. Introduction of guests
B. President's report – W. David Harless, President
C. Executive Director's report - Karen A. Gould, Executive Director
D. Financial report – Sharon D. Nelson, President-elect
E. Bar Counsel's report – Edward L. Davis, Bar Counsel
F. Young Lawyers Conference report – Brian R. Charville, President
G. Senior Lawyers Conference report – F. Warren Haynie, Jr., chair
H. Conference of Local Bar Associations report – George Eliades, II, chair
I. Diversity Conference report – Peter C. Burnett, chair
J. Personal Insurance for Members Committee report – Robert H. Spicknall, President, VSB Members’ Insurance Center
K. Clients’ Protection Fund Board report – Peter M. Mellette, chair
L. Virginia Law Foundation report – Manuel A. Capsalis, President
M. Opportunity for questions, comments, ideas
II. Action Items
A. Approval of minutes of October 19, 2012
B. Budget & Finance Committee Recommendations – Alan S. Anderson, chair
C. Supreme Court request for Joint ADR Committee’s support on amendments to mediation legislation – W. David Harless
D. Proposed revisions to Clients’ Protection Fund rules – Peter M. Mellette, chair, Clients’ Protection Fund Board
E. Proposed revisions to Paragraphs 13-1, 13-13 and 13-26 – J. Tracy Walker, IV, co-chair, Committee on Lawyer Discipline
F. Diversity Conference request for representation on the VSB Executive Committee – Peter C. Burnett, chair
G. Proposed revisions to Rule 3A:11 – Alexander N. Levay, Jr., chair, Indigent Defense Task Force
IIII. Next Meetings
7:30 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2013, Executive Committee dinner, The Tavern, 222 East Main Street, Abingdon.
8:00 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013, Executive Committee breakfast and meeting, Quality Inn, 930 East Main Street, Abingdon.
12:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2013, Executive Committee lunch and meeting, Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel, Virginia Beach.
6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2013, Council reception and dinner, Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel, Virginia Beach.
8:30 a.m., Thursday, June 13, 2013, Council meeting, Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach, Virginia Beach.
Updated: Feb 15, 2013