News and Information

December 2016

12/02
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to CPF Rules
12/01
Alert: E-mail Scam Targeting Lawyers
12/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2016

November 2016

11/28
Nominations Sought for Committee Vacancies
11/17
Pro Bono Opportunity in Hampton Roads
11/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Adds Rule Regarding Specialty Dockets
11/08
Registration Open for Free Pro Bono CLE Webinar
11/07
Fastcase 7 Legal Research Tool Now Available to VSB Members
11/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves Legal Ethics Opinions
11/02
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
11/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2016

October 2016

10/31
National Civil Rights Pioneer Accepts Award in Her Honor at VSB Pro Bono Conference
10/27
Volunteers Sought for VSB Committees
10/13
Nominations Sought for District Committee Vacancies
10/13
2017 High School Essay Competition Explores Transgender Legal Issues
10/11
Highlights of the Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2016

September 2016

09/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves Rule Changes and Legal Ethics Opinion 1884
09/30
VSB Seeking Comments on Proposed Amendments to Lawyer Advertising Rules
09/29
VSB Ethics Committee Approves Ethics Opinion on Supervisory Duties Regarding Lawyer Impairment
09/26
VSB Announces Recipient of Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Pro Bono Award
09/23
ABA Cites Virginia Ethics Opinion in Journal Article
09/19
Website Notice
09/15
VSB Seeking Comments on Future of Law Report
09/13
VSB Pro Bono Conference Coming in October
09/13
Oblon Elected to Represent the 17th Circuit
09/12
Legal Ethics Opinions Withdrawn
09/02
VSB’s Karl Doss Featured in Richmond Justice Profile
09/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, September 2016

August 2016

08/29
Registration Open for Two Pro Bono Webinars
08/24
17th Circuit Special Election
08/24
Virginia.freelegalanswers.org is live
08/16
Registration Open for Two VLRS Webinars
08/15
Virginia Law Foundation Seeks Fellows Nominations
08/15
Judicial Council Invites Input on Impeachment Rule of Evidence
08/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, August 2016

July 2016

07/29
Virginia.freelegalanswers.org
07/27
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1886
07/25
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Lee Reinstatement Petition
07/22
Honorable Lawrence L. Koontz Jr. Receives the 2015 Harry L. Carrico Outstanding Career Service Award
07/15
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to the Fees for Commissioners of Accounts
07/07
Comment Sought on Amendments to Rules Regarding Self-Reporting of Pro Bono Service
07/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, July 2016

June 2016

06/27
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
06/23
VSB Access Committee is seeking nominations for the Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
06/21
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to Professionalism Course Rule
06/21
Highlights of the June 16, 2016, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/18
Doris H. Causey is President-elect of the Virginia State Bar
06/18
Michael W. Robinson is President of the Virginia State Bar
06/14
CLBA Honors Bar Associations
06/09
Phishing Attack Targeting Bar Members
06/08
COLD Approves Proposed Changes to Virginia Code
06/07
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Part 6 § IV, ¶ 13-24 Regarding Reciprocal Discipline
06/02
Less Than Two Weeks Left for Online Annual Meeting Registration
06/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, June 2016

May 2016

05/27
South Hampton Roads Receives 2016 Bar Association of the Year Award
05/26
Mary T. Morgan Wins Local Bar Leader of the Year Award
05/24
Claire Dozier of McLean Wins Annual Law in Society Award
05/23
Giovanni Di Maggio is Recipient of YLC Young Lawyer of the Year Award
05/19
Venable’s Michael Robinson to be sworn in as 78th VSB President
05/19
Karen A. Gould is Recipient of Murray Janus Professionalism Award
05/18
The Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee Receives Diversity Conference Achievement Award
05/17
Judge Denis F. Soden Is Recipient of Tradition of Excellence Award
05/11
Registration Open for Pro Bono Webinar
05/10
Register for the Annual Meeting by May 13 and Save
05/10
Suggestions Sought for Improving Rules for Election of VSB President
05/04
Council Members Announced
05/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, May 2016

April 2016

04/28
Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg Named VSB Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year
04/27
William & Mary Student Receives Pro Bono Award
04/12
Registration Now Open for the VSB 2016 Annual Meeting
04/06
Voting for VSB Council Elections Will Be Online

March 2016

03/31
Virginia State Bar E-News, April 2016
03/22
Registration Open for April Pro Bono Webinar
03/21
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1884
03/14
Council Elections
03/14
Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons Receives the Virginia State Bar Leadership in Education Award
03/10
Carl J. Witmeyer II Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Family Law
03/01
Virginia State Bar E-news, March 2016
03/01
Council Amends Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee Policies
03/01
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule Regarding Unauthorized Practice of Law

February 2016

02/29
Highlights of the February 27, 2016, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
02/22
VSB Partners with Attorney General and Department of Veterans Services
02/19
Registration Is Open for Annual Bench-Bar Dinner
02/12
Registration Open for March Pro Bono Webinar
02/10
Michael N. Herring Honored with the 2016 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award
02/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, February 2016

January 2016

01/29
Standing Committee On Legal Ethics Seeking Public Comment On Proposed Amendments to Rules 1.6 & 3.3
01/27
Law in Society Essay Contest Deadline February 12
01/21
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule Regarding Provision of Temporary Legal Services
01/14
Williams Mullen Leads Pro Bono Life Planning Initiative
01/06
Registration is open for Handling Uncontested Divorces: A Webinar for Pro Bono Lawyers in Virginia
01/04
Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2016

December 2015

12/21
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Changes to Rules
12/18
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
12/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2015

November 2015

11/30
New FAQ #26—Client’s Intent to Commit Suicide
11/24
Nominations Sought For Committee Vacancies
11/23
Justice Sotomayor Offers Richmond Students Advice, Reflection
11/17
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves Amendments
11/02
Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2015

October 2015

10/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Takes Action on Rules
10/29
Volunteers Sought for VSB Committees
10/26
Comments Sought on Proposal to Fund the Diversity Conference
10/21
Supreme Court of Virginia Re-establishes Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee
10/08
Registration is Ongoing for the Annual Pro Bono Conference
10/07
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule
10/06
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to JCEC Policy
10/02
Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2015

September 2015

09/28
Liberty University Seeks Lawyers to Judge ABA Competition
09/24
CANCELED: Joint ADR Committee Offers CLE
09/23
Nominations Sought For District Committee Vacancies
09/22
2016 High School Essay Contest Explores a School’s Right to Access Students’ Secrets
09/21
Registration Open for Ethical Considerations in Pro Bono Webinar
09/14
VSB Announces Recipient of Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Pro Bono Award
09/04
Supreme Court Preview
09/02
Virginia State Bar E-News, September 2015

August 2015

08/27
Register now for the October 1 seminar—Let’s Talk Tech
08/25
Lowenstein Elected to Represent the 4th Circuit
08/24
Register now for the September 18 seminar - Poverty and the Law: Understanding Poverty
08/21
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Amendment and Addition to Rules
08/18
C. Flippo Hicks, 1929–2015
08/17
Deadline Near For Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award Nominations
08/06
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendment to Better Annual Meeting Committee Bylaws
08/05
4th Circuit Election
08/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, August 2015

July 2015

07/31
Court Adopts Amendment to Rule of Professional Conduct 1.10
07/27
Legal Ethics Opinions 1880, 1882, and 1883 Are Final
07/21
VSB Member Portal will be down Sunday, July 26
07/06
Virginia State Bar E-News, July 2015

June 2015

06/29
VSB Access Committee is seeking nominations for the Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
06/29
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
06/23
Highlights of the June 18, 2015, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/20
Michael W. Robinson is President-elect of the Virginia State Bar
06/20
Fairfax Attorney Edward L. Weiner Is President of the Virginia State Bar
06/12
Rule 1:5 Revision Proposal Published for Comment
06/08
Thomas H. Miller Named Local Bar Leader of the Year
06/05
Last call for Annual Meeting online registration
06/04
CLBA Honors Bar Associations
06/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, June 2015

May 2015

05/27
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinions 1882 and 1883
05/27
Virginia State Bar Honors Bar Association of the Year Award
05/26
Fairfax attorney to be sworn in as 77th VSB President
05/26
Ethics Committee Proposes Changes to Rules
05/19
Virginia State Bar Announces 2015 Law in Society Contest Winners
05/15
Manuel A. Capsalis Is Recipient of Diversity Conference Achievement Award
05/13
President Martingayle Releases Study Group Report on Online Elections
05/13
Council Member to Offer Bylaws Amendment to Eliminate Online Elections
05/13
Magistrate Helen Chong Is Recipient of Young Lawyer of the Year Award
05/11
Register for the Annual Meeting by May 15 and Save
05/04
Council Members Announced
05/04
Bar Council Election
05/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, May 2015

April 2015

04/30
Jeremy P. White Is Legal Aid Award Recipient
04/28
Washington and Lee Student Named Pro Bono Award Winner
04/27
Fraud Alert for Lawyers Closing Real Estate Transactions
04/24
Robin Wood Is Recipient of Tradition of Excellence Award
04/23
Annual Meeting Features Showcase CLE Programs and Special Events
04/20
Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Modification of Rule Regarding SCC Appeals
04/10
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Multiple Rule Changes
04/08
Comments Sought on Amendments to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia
04/07
Election for VSB Council Will Be Online
04/06
Annual Meeting Registration Is Open
04/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, April 2015

March 2015

03/29
From the Desk of the President—Midyear Legal Seminar
03/26
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to Rules
03/23
Legal Ethics Opinion 1876 Now Final
03/17
Betty Moore Sandler Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Family Law
03/11
Colleen M. Quinn Receives Family Law Service Award
03/10
James C. Roberts, 1932—2015
03/09
Retired Magistrate Judge B. Waugh Crigler Receives VSB Leadership in Education Award
03/04
Supreme Court of Virginia Releases Report on Criminal Discovery Rules
03/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, March 2015
03/02
Highlights of the February 28, 2015, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
03/02
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Rule

February 2015

02/27
Registration Open for March Pro Bono Webinar
02/19
Jerrauld C. Jones Presented with the Carrico Professionalism Award
02/12
Council Elections
02/05
Senator Warner Announces Application Process for US Attorney for Eastern District of Virginia
02/05
Law Over Lunch
02/02
Funeral Service Set for W. Scott Street III
02/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, February 2015

January 2015

01/29
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1880
01/21
Judicial Elections
01/20
Jazz 4 Justice Benefit, January 30
01/08
Western District of Virginia Attorney
01/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2015

December 2014

12/18
William T. Prince
12/08
Comments Sought on Amendments to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia
12/05
Nominations Sought for Committee Vacancies
12/03
Volunteers Sought for VSB Committees
12/02
Robinson is Choice for President-elect
12/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2014

November 2014

11/25
Comments Sought on Revised Proposed Amendments to Rules on Competence and Confidentiality
11/25
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinions 1876 and 1879
11/18
Appellate Court Candidates Invited
11/07
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Amendment and a New Rule
11/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2014

October 2014

10/27
Highlights of the October 24, 2014, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/27
Glen A. Huff Named Chief Judge-elect of Court of Appeals of Virginia
10/22
Nominations Sought for Carrico Professionalism Award
10/10
Registration Open for Four Pro Bono Webinars
10/03
Voting for President-Elect will be Online
10/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2014

September 2014

09/26
Nominations Sought for 2015-16 District Committee Vacancies
09/26
Comments Sought on Amendments to Three Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia
09/22
Special Council Election for 4th Circuit Representative
09/22
VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Judicial Vacancies
09/18
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to Rules on Competence and Confidentiality
09/18
Comments Sought on Rule Concerning District Committee Members’ Address of Record
09/17
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to the Clients’ Protection Fund Rules
09/08
Pro Bono Awards Announced
09/02
Virginia State Bar E-News, September 2014

August 2014

08/21
Registration open for annual Pro Bono Conference and Celebration
08/18
Supreme Court of Virginia Announces Election of the Hon. Donald W. Lemons as Chief Justice-Elect
08/06
Court Forms Available on Website
08/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, August 2014

July 2014

07/31
Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award—Final Call for Nominations
07/30
Legal Ethics Opinion 1874 Now Final
07/29
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1, 1.6
07/08
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Amendments and a New Rule
07/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, July 2014

June 2014

06/27
Registration Open: “VSB-LINC Pro Bono Webinar on Housing Law”
06/25
VSB Access Committee is seeking nominations for the Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
06/25
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
06/19
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendment to Council Election Procedures
06/16
Public Advisory: “Court Notice” E-mail Scam
06/16
Highlights of the June 12, 2014, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/14
Edward L. Weiner Is President-elect of the Virginia State Bar
06/14
Virginia Beach Attorney Kevin E. Martingayle Is President of the Virginia State Bar
06/03
CLBA Honors Bar Associations
06/02
Virginia State Bar Announces 2014 Law in Society Contest Winners
06/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, June 2014

May 2014

05/30
Last call for Annual Meeting online registration
05/29
Roanoke Bar Association is First Recipient of Bar Association of the Year Award
05/23
Kathleen M. (Katie) Uston Named Local Bar Leader of the Year
05/21
Portsmouth Assistant Public Defender Named Young Lawyer of the Year
05/21
Registration Open: VSB-LINC Pro Bono Webinar on Social Security Benefits
05/19
Christine E. Marra Named Legal Aid Award Winner
05/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Rule Changes and Amendments
05/15
Comments Sought on Amendments to Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia
05/13
Virginia Beach attorney to be sworn in as 76th VSB President
05/13
Martha JP McQuade is recipient of Diversity Conference Achievement Award
05/08
Register for the Annual Meeting by May 12 and Save
05/08
University of Richmond Graduate Named Pro Bono Award Winner
05/02
Council Members Announced
05/02
Online registration is open for the 76th Annual Meeting, June 12-15, 2014, in Virginia Beach.
05/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, May 2014

April 2014

04/29
Bicycle Race Will Affect Traffic, Parking for IDT Seminar in Richmond on Friday
04/28
Member Survey Finds Satisfaction and Offers Suggestions for Improvement
04/25
Annual Meeting Features Showcase CLE Programs and Special Events
04/24
Midyear Legal Seminar – Madrid, Spain – It’s a Go!
04/24
Stephen M. Quillen Named Recipient of Tradition of Excellence Award
04/21
Registration Open: “VSB-LINC Pro Bono Webinar on Health Insurance Issues”
04/18
Lawyers Helping Lawyers Survey
04/15
Registration Open for “Pro Bono and Elder Law: End of Life Planning”
04/10
Executive Committee Seeks Comments on Proposal to Add E-mail and Phone Number to Address of Record
04/08
Proposed Amendments to UPR 1-101 Withdrawn
04/08
Unauthorized Practice of Law Draft Opinion 217 Withdrawn
04/01
Rediscover the Annual Meeting!
04/01
VSB Committee Sends Judicial Recommendations to Virginia Senators
04/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, April 2014

March 2014

03/26
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1874
03/24
VSB Office Closed April 11 for Move to New Location
03/18
Bar Endorsement of ALPS Reaffirmed
03/17
Registration Open: “Meeting the Legal Needs of Clients Facing Serious Illness Through Pro Bono”
03/13
Judge A. Ellen White Receives Family Law Service Award
03/12
Legal Ethics Opinion 1864 Revised
03/12
Register Now for 2014 Midyear Legal Seminar in Madrid, Spain
03/10
Virginia Supreme Court Senior Justice Elizabeth B. Lacy Receives Leadership in Education Award
03/06
James W. Korman receives VSB Family Law Section 2014 Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award
03/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, March 2014

February 2014

02/28
Supreme Court of Virginia Has Amended Rule 1:18 Regarding Pretrial Scheduling Orders
02/28
Comments Sought on Proposed Addition to VSB and Council Bylaws
02/24
Highlights of the February 22, 2014, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
02/18
Gerald T. Zerkin Presented with Carrico Professionalism Award
02/12
Registration Open for “Meeting the Needs of Clients Facing Serious Illness Through Pro Bono”
02/03
VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Judicial Vacancy

January 2014

01/31
Virginia State Bar E-News, February 2014
01/30
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendment to Rule of Professional Conduct 1.10
01/30
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1873
01/29
Virginia State Bar Council will review for approval Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinion 217
01/13
Supreme Court of Virginia Oral Arguments Available
01/09
Nominations Sought for Virginia Legal Aid Award
01/08
Nominations Sought for Oliver White Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award
01/07
Comment Deadline Extended for Proposed Rule 5.8
01/06
Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2014

December 2013

12/18
Volunteers Sought for VSB Committees
12/18
Nominations Sought for Committee Vacancies
12/16
Unauthorized Practice of Law Draft Opinion 217 Issued
12/13
Comments Sought on UPL Proposal
12/09
MCLE Board Solicits Comments Regarding Proposed MCLE Opinion 20
12/04
44th Annual Criminal Law Seminar set for February 2014
12/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2013
12/02
Comments Sought on Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 5.8
12/02
Increasingly Sophisticated Internet Scams Continue to Target Lawyers

November 2013

11/25
Supreme Court of Virginia Has Established a Special Committee on Criminal Discovery Rules
11/25
Judicial Workload Study Finds Need for More Judges
11/20
Comments Sought on Proposed Rule on Provisional Admission of Military Spouses
11/20
Weiner Is President-elect Designee of the Virginia State Bar
11/06
New Admission Without Examination Rule (Reciprocity)
11/04
2014 High School Essay Contest Explores Fallout from Social Media Posting
11/04
James M. Hingeley Jr. Joins Council 16th Judicial District Delegation
11/04
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Kristen Dawn Dean Reinstatement Petition on January 24, 2014
11/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2013

October 2013

10/28
Registration is Open for the Annual Bar Leaders Institute
10/22
Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinion 216 Now Final
10/21
Registration CLOSED “Pro Bono: What’s In It for Me? How Private Attorneys Can Do Well By Doing Good”
10/17
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendment to VSB and Council Bylaws
10/08
Legal Ethics Opinion 1870 Now Final
10/08
Request for Nominations for Special Election to the VSB Council Sixteenth Judicial Circuit
10/07
Highlights of the October 4, 2013, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/07
Council Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Amendment to E-mail Policy
10/04
Virginia Joins National Pro Bono Celebration
10/02
James V. Meath Is President of the Virginia Law Foundation
10/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2013

September 2013

09/30
Joint ADR Committee and ABA Dispute Resolution Section to co-sponsor a seminar on October 15
09/30
Raymond White Named Executive Director of Virginia Law Foundation
09/27
Nominations Sought for 2014-15 District Committee Vacancies
09/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Establishes Access to Justice Commission
09/12
Mobile Member App Updated
09/04
VSB Informational Videos Debut
09/04
Virginia State Bar E-News, September 2013
09/04
Council Seeks Comment on Young Lawyers Conference Proposed Website and Social Media Policy
09/03
Registration Open for “An Introduction to Pro Bono: We Can All Do Something” – Webinar October 21

August 2013

08/27
VA Certifies William & Mary Law School’s Puller Clinic
08/16
Woman who pretended to be lawyer convicted of obtaining money by false pretenses
08/14
Jazz 4 Justice Benefit, September 14th
08/12
Standing Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law Seeks Public Comment on Proposed UPL Opinions
08/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, August 2013

July 2013

07/30
The Supreme Court of Virginia to Permit Use of Computers in Courtroom
07/26
Legal Ethics Opinions 1871 and 1875 Now Final
07/23
Free Webinar on Workplace Violence
07/03
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Rickey Gene Young Reinstatement Petition on September 27, 2013
07/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, July 2013

June 2013

06/24
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
06/19
VSB Multijurisdictional Practice Task Force seeking public comment on proposed amendment to Rule 5.5
06/19
VSB Dues Can Be Paid Online
06/18
Council Seeks Comment on Proposed Change to Bylaws
06/17
Highlights of the June 13, 2013, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/15
Kevin E. Martingayle is President-elect of the Virginia State Bar
06/15
Fairfax Attorney Sharon D. Nelson Is President of Virginia State Bar
06/10
CLBA Honors Bar Associations

May 2013

05/31
Virginia State Bar E-News, June 2013
05/28
Vienna Attorney Named Young Lawyer of the Year
05/24
The Supreme Court of Virginia to Review Proposed Amendments to Rule 3A:11
05/23
Darrel Tillar Mason Honored for Commitment to Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity
05/21
Council Members Announced
05/15
Two Attorneys Named Local Bar Leaders of the Year
05/15
Fairfax Attorney to become 75th VSB President
05/13
VLF Seeks Applications For New Executive Director
05/10
Virginia State Bar Announces 2013 Law in Society Contest Winners
05/08
VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Judicial Vacancy
05/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, May 2013

April 2013

04/30
Tappahannock Attorney Named Legal Aid Award Winner
04/30
Register Now to Attend the Annual Rule of Law Award Ceremony
04/24
W. Joseph Owen III Named Recipient of the Tradition of Excellence Award
04/24
Annual Meeting Features CLE Programs and Special Events
04/17
Changes to Lawyer Advertising Rules Approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia Effective July 1, 2013
04/15
Call for Nominations for Diversity Conference Clarence M. Dunnaville Jr. Achievement Award
04/15
The Supreme Court of Virginia to Review Proposed Amendments to Rules 1A:1 and 1A:3
04/15
Register Online for the VSB Annual Meeting: Sign Up Now for a Discount
04/03
Pro Bono Celebration Features Downtown Richmond Sites
04/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, April 2013

March 2013

03/29
Standing Committee on Legal Ethics Seeks Public Comment, Issues LEO
03/27
Diversity Conference to Vote on Bylaws Amendment
03/26
W. Taylor Reveley III Receives Virginia State Bar Leadership in Education Award
03/21
Ronald R. Tweel Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Family Law
03/18
Veterans’ Advocates to Receive Award for Pro Bono Work
03/15
2013 Version of Senior Citizens Handbook Now Available
03/14
Washington and Lee Student Named Pro Bono Award Winner
03/13
Supreme Court of Virginia to Review Proposed Revisions to Rule 3A:11
03/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, March 2013

February 2013

02/28
Midyear Legal Seminar Headed to Paris
02/28
Business As Usual for U.S. District Court for the Western District
02/26
VSB Member Login Will Be Down for Maintenance This Weekend
02/25
Highlights of the February 23, 2013, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
02/22
Register Now for the Bar Leaders Institute
02/11
Claire Cardwell Presented with Carrico Professionalism Award
02/06
Reminder: Law in Society Essay Contest Deadline February 13
02/01
Nominations sought for 2013-14 District Committee vacancies
02/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, February 2013

January 2013

01/29
Pro Bono Celebration Features Downtown Richmond Sites
01/24
Legal Ethics Committee Proposes Amendments to Rule 5.4 of the Rules of Professional Conduct
01/24
Trees for Virginia Project Continues
01/23
Mobile Member App Allows Access to Records from Anywhere
01/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2013

December 2012

12/21
28th Annual Spring Interview Program
12/21
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
12/19
Virginia Law Foundation to Induct Fellows Class of 2013
12/05
Volunteers Sought for VSB Committees
12/04
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2012
12/03
Martingayle is Choice for President-elect
12/03
New IRS Credit Card Transaction Reporting Requirements

November 2012

11/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Vacates Amendments to Rules 7.1-7.5
11/30
VSB Member Login will not be available Saturday morning
11/28
Nominations sought for District Committee vacancies
11/26
First Day in Practice rescheduled for March 1, 2013
11/19
2013 High School Essay Contest Explores Online Teacher Intimidation by Students
11/16
New Cover Sheet for Filing Civil Actions
11/06
Eleventh Annual Government and Public Interest Interview Program
11/05
Information Available on the 20th Anniversary Conclave on Education of Lawyers
11/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2012

October 2012

10/31
Vote For President-elect
10/29
First Day in Practice Seminar scheduled for Tuesday will be rescheduled
10/25
Indigent Defense Task Force Proposes Amendments to Virginia Supreme Court Rule 3A:11
10/24
Highlights of the October 19, 2012, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/23
LEO 1732 Amended
10/22
Supreme Court of Virginia to review proposed amendments to Rules 1A:1 and 1A:3
10/17
VSB Diversity Conference requests comments for inclusion on Executive Committee
10/02
Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2012
10/01
Nominations sought for 2013-14 District Committee vacancies

September 2012

09/18
FBI: Lawyers’ Identities Being Used For Fake Websites and Solicitations
09/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, September 2012

August 2012

08/24
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Sisk Reinstatement Petition on October 26, 2012
08/22
Nominations Sought for 19th Judicial Circuit VSB Council Seat
08/20
Jazz 4 Justice Benefit, September 29th
08/09
Nominations Sought for Chappell-Morris Award
08/07
Voluntary Good Practices Guidance to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
08/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, August 2012

July 2012

07/30
Internet Scammers Continue to Target Lawyers and Law Firms
07/13
Proposed VSB Bylaws revisions to election procedures for president-elect and council
07/11
Circuit court vacancies
07/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, July 2012

June 2012

06/28
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
06/21
Nominations Committee Name Change, Policies Approved
06/20
Fighting Notario Fraud: Consumer Protection Theories
06/18
VSB Dues Can Be Paid Online
06/18
Highlights of the June 14, 2012, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/18
Proposed Payee Notification Statute
06/18
Annual Dues Statements Mailed
06/16
Sharon D. Nelson is President-elect of Virginia State Bar
06/16
Richmond Attorney W. David Harless Is President of Virginia State Bar
06/11
On-site Registration for Annual Meeting Now Open
06/04
Dunnaville to Receive First Diversity Conference Award
06/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, June 2012

May 2012

05/30
Council Members Announced
05/23
Virginia Law Foundation Seeks Fellows Nominations
05/22
Richmond Attorney to become 74th VSB President
05/09
William L. Schmidt Named Recipient of the Tradition of Excellence Award
05/03
Virginia State Bar Announces 2012 Law in Society Contest Winners
05/02
Space Available for Indigent Defense Training Seminar Webcasts on May 4
05/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, May 2012

April 2012

04/25
Education Section Establishes Award to Honor William R. Rakes
04/25
Annual Meeting Registration Fee Entitles Attendance to Numerous CLE Programs and Special Events
04/24
Virginia Law Foundation Announces Grant Awards
04/24
Register Online for the VSB Annual Meeting: Sign Up Now for a Discount
04/19
“Forever Tree” Will Honor Chief Justice Hassell
04/17
Lawyers and Other People’s Money: A Resource for Maintaining Trust Accounts
04/16
Legal Aid Award Winners Announced
04/12
2012 Midyear Legal Seminar in Rome, Italy, Is A Go
04/09
VSB/VBA Appellate Summit
04/02
Virginia State Bar E-News, April 2012

March 2012

03/26
William & Mary Fraternity Places Second in Mock Trial Competition
03/19
Pro Bono Conference to Address Ethics and Issues Involving Plea Agreements
03/12
Lawyers Who Serve the Military to be Recognized
03/06
Register Now for the Pro Bono Awards Ceremony, Ethics CLE, and Related Events
03/02
Immigrant Advocate to Receive Award for Pro Bono Work
03/02
University of Virginia Student Named Pro Bono Award Winner
03/01
Virginia State Bar E-News
 March 2012

February 2012

02/29
Fastcase Announces Mobile Sync Upgrade for iPhone and iPad
02/28
Comments Sought to Proposed Policy Revision
02/28
Tradition of Excellence Award Call for Nominations
02/27
Highlights of the February 25, 2012, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
02/23
Legal Services Corporation publishes request for proposals
02/10
Nominations Sought for 2012-13 Board and Committee Vacancies
02/06
Public Defender Melinda Douglas Presented with Carrico Award by Virginia State Bar
02/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, February 2012

January 2012

01/26
Pro Bono Ceremony Travels to Historic Petersburg
01/26
Legal Aid Appeal: Consider IOLTA
01/23
Virginia Law Foundation Inducts Fellows Class of 2012
01/17
VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Court of Appeals Vacancy
01/05
Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2012

December 2011

12/29
Supreme Court Issues Rule Amendments
12/20
Volunteers Sought for VSB Committees
12/19
FBI Warns of Internet Advance-Fee Scam
12/12
Education Loan Repayment Assistance Available for Prosecutors and Public Defenders in Virginia
12/05
Free Legal Services Available to Victims of Virginia Earthquake
12/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2011

November 2011

11/29
Nominations sought for District Committee vacancies
11/16
Bench-Bar Dinner Honors Justices and Judges
11/10
Professional Guidelines Available to Print from Website
11/07
2012 High School Essay Contest Explores Legal Complications of Cyberbullying
11/02
Amendments to Rules 7.1-7.5 Regarding Advertising Approved by Council
11/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2011
11/01
Veterans Legal Services Month

October 2011

10/24
Highlights of the October 21, 2011, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/18
Rule Revision Proposals Published for Comment
10/12
National Celebrate Pro Bono Week is October 23–29, 2011
10/06
Judicial Conference’s Five Advisory Committees Seek Comments on Proposed Amendments to Rules
10/04
Justice Cleo E. Powell is keynote speaker for Bench-Bar Dinner
10/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2011

September 2011

09/28
Nominations sought for District Committee vacancies
09/20
ALPS Announces Southern Title Problems
09/16
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day – September 17, 2011
09/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, September 2011

August 2011

08/31
Your Virginia State Bar Card
08/25
Diversity Conference panels at UVa and Appalachian, fundraiser announced
08/02
Virginia Law Foundation July Newsletter Now Available
08/01
Virginia State Bar E-News August 2011