Meetings and Events

VSB Council Meeting

Sat, February 23, 2013

Omni Richmond
9:00 am



9:00 a.m.
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.


IV.   Adjournment


Updated: Feb 15, 2013