News and Information

December 2007

12/18
Supreme Court Amends Rules 5.6, 5.20A, 5.26, 5.27, 5.28, 5.29, 5.39A (Effective February 1, 2008)
12/18
President-elect Capsalis Seeks Members for 2008–2009 Virginia State Bar Committees
12/11
Comments Requested on Council Size Amendments
12/03
Virginia State Bar E-News - December 3, 2007

November 2007

11/28
Public Comment Pending on UPL Opinion 214
11/28
Public Comment Pending on UPL Opinion 213
11/26
Circuit Pro Bono Awards Announced
11/21
Karen A. Gould to Be New Executive Director of the Virginia State Bar
11/13
Annual Essay Competition to Explore Students’ Right to Privacy
11/07
Court Seeks Judicial Performance Evaluation Program Director
11/01
Virginia Supreme Court Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Amendment to Rule 8.4 of the Rules
11/01
Virginia State Bar E-News November 1, 2007

October 2007

10/26
Highlights of the VSB Council Meeting - October 19, 2007
10/25
Council to Review Proposed Amendments to Rules 5.5 and 8.5 Of the Rules of Professional Conduct
10/25
Council to Review Proposed Foreign Legal Consultant Rule 1A:7
10/25
Council to Review Proposed Amendments to Rules 1.9 And 1.11 of The Rules of Professional Conduct
10/25
Legal Ethics Opinion 1840 adopted
10/25
Christy E. Kiely Receives Sandra Day O’Connor Award from American Inns of Court
10/18
National Adoption Day to be Celebrated Throughout Virginia
10/17
Virginia Board of Bar Examiners Posts Results from July 2007 Bar Examination
10/02
Virginia State Bar E-News October 1, 2007
10/02
Standing Committee on Legal Ethics Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Rules 1.9 & 1.11

September 2007

09/27
Results of Special Council Elections in Sixteenth and Nineteenth Judicial Circuits
09/27
Lawyers Slow to Request Fee-Cap Waivers
09/11
Virginia State Bar E-News September 4, 2007
09/10
Continued Relevance of Lewis Powell’s Jurisprudence Takes Center Stage during W&L Celebration

August 2007

08/27
VLF to Review Its Grants Process
08/27
Edmonds Receives NABE’s Top Award
08/09
Legal Ethics Opinion 1838 Regarding In-House Counsel For A Corporation
08/09
VSB Standing Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law is Seeking Comment on UPL Opinion 212
08/06
August 6, 2007: Virginia State Bar President on the Death of Oliver White Hill
08/03
Bar Groups to Assist in Evaluating Candidates for Court of Appeals Vacancy
08/02
VSB Council Seeking Comments to Proposed Rule Changes to Paragraph 13
08/01
Virginia State Bar E-News August 1, 2007

July 2007

07/25
Instructional Video for Fee-Cap Waiver Forms on Web
07/23
Withdrawl of Proposed LEO 1829
07/18
Committee Reports on Malpractice Insurance
07/18
Proposed Amendment: Increase CRESPA Surety Bond from $100,000 to $200,000
07/18
Proposed Notification Statute: Required notification to third-party claimants or judgment creditors
07/18
Request For Proposal (RFP VSB 08-001)
07/11
The Dangers of Notario Fraud/EL Peligro De Fraude De Nota rio

June 2007

06/29
Oliver Hill’s Autobiography Updated, Reissued
06/29
Council Highlights June 2007
06/29
Globalization, Diversity are Conclave Themes
06/26
Virginia Law Foundation Accepting Nominations for Fellows Class of 2008
06/25
Local and Specialty Bar Awards
06/25
Bar Groups to Assist in Evaluating Candidates for Court Vacancy
06/21
Virginia Law Foundation Taps New Officers, Board Members
06/21
Virginia Law Foundation Announces Public Service Internship Recipients and Sponsors for 2007
06/18
VSB’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics Seeking Public Comment on Legal Ethics Opinion 1840
06/05
2007-2008 Dues Statement Now Online
06/05
Virginia State Bar E-News June 4, 2007
06/04
Edmonds to receive Bolton Award from NABE
06/04
Results of 2007-08 Virginia State Bar Council Elections

May 2007

05/25
JustChildren Founder Selected to Receive Virginia Legal Aid Award
05/24
Fairfax Attorney Named Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyer of the Year
05/17
Roanoke Attorney Steven L. Higgs Named Virginia’s Local Bar Leader of the Year
05/17
James C. Roberts of Richmond Receives Tradition of Excellence Award
05/16
Law Foundation Announces Grant Awards
05/11
Amendment to Rule 4.2—Communication With Persons Represented By Counsel Effective immediately
05/09
Family Law Section Recognizes Outstanding Virginia Lawyers
05/09
Annual Special Assessment for Clients’ Protection Fund Effective July 1, 2007
05/09
Increases in Delinquency and Reinstatement Fees Effective July 1, 2007

April 2007

04/30
Virginia State Bar E-News: STAY INFORMED, GET CONNECTED
04/30
Virginia State Bar Announces 2007 Law In Society Contest Winners
04/25
LEO 1829 Lawyers Serving on Public Bodies – Compendium Opinion
04/11
VSB 69th Annual Meeting Online Registration Now Open
04/02
Lewis F. Powell Pro Bono Award Goes to Richmond Lawyer and U.Va. Program
04/02
William & Mary Law Student Receives Oliver White Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award

March 2007

03/13
Lawyers Helping Lawyers Conference Offers 5.5 Hours CLE Credit (4.5 Ethics)

February 2007

02/27
Commission on Courts in the 21st Century Final Report Released
02/13
Supreme Court of Virginia, VSB Announce Advanced Indigent Criminal Defense Program
02/05
Immigration Issue Is Topic of Legal Essay Contest
02/05
Vacancies on Eastern District Federal Bench

January 2007

01/09
Lawyers and Other People’s Money: A Resource for Maintaining Trust Accounts
01/05
2007 Criminal Law Seminar Luncheon Speakers Announced
01/05
Principles of Cooperation for Physicians and Attorneys In The Commonwealth of Virginia - New Edition
01/03
Bar Discount Available for Techshow