News and Information

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