News and Information

October 2018

10/18
“We Are All in this Together”: Pro Bono Awards Celebration Honors Volunteer Legal Service
10/16
Public Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Rules of Professional Conduct
10/16
Virginia Attorneys Sought to Provide Online Pro Bono to North Carolina Survivors of Florence
10/05
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule 5:6A
10/03
Brian L. Buniva Will Be VSB President for 2020-21
10/02
Virginia State Bar Newsletter October 2018

September 2018

09/27
Join the Disciplinary System
09/21
Virginia Lawyers Providing Free Emergency Legal Services to Victims of Natural Disasters
09/20
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee & Statutory Amendment
09/19
Supreme Court of Virginia Committee Releases Report on Lawyer Wellness
09/19
Douglas B. Robelen Appointed Clerk of the Supreme Court of Virginia
09/18
Register Now for the 2018 VSB Annual Pro Bono Conference
09/17
Virginia State Bar Announces Retirement of Longtime Bar Counsel Ned Davis
09/14
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules 1A:1
09/13
Volunteers Sought for Emergency Legal Services
09/11
Fastcase Legal Research Resources Available During Hurricane
09/10
Safekeeping Documents During Hurricane Florence
09/10
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comments on Rule Changes
09/06
VSB Reimburses Virginians over $100,000 for Losses Caused by Lawyer Misconduct
09/05
Chief Justice Lemons Issues Statement on New Criminal Discovery Rules
09/05
Carrico Call for Entries
09/05
Virginia State Bar Newsletter September 2018

August 2018

08/31
Prince William County Bar Association Receives Frankie Muse Freeman Pro Bono Award
08/31
VSB Announces 2018 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award Recipient
08/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules 1:1, 1:11, and 3:20
08/29
2018 Leaders in the Law Announced
08/28
Justice Lemons Re-elected Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia
08/22
Virginia Free Legal Answers Celebrates Two Years of Online Pro Bono
08/15
VSB Young Lawyers Conference Wins National Awards Competition
08/01
Listen: Heath Talks Attorney Wellness on Podcast
08/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter August 2018

July 2018

07/30
Roanoke Hosts Bar Conference on Lawyer Discipline
07/26
Virginia Lawyers: Do You Have More Business Than You Can Handle?
07/23
VSB Members Reminded to Pay Dues by July 31
07/18
Call for Nominations: Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
07/18
Call for Nominations: Frankie Muse Freeman Organizational Pro Bono Award
07/02
Virginia State Bar Newsletter July 2018

June 2018

06/26
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Virginia Lawyer Referral Service Rules and Fee Structure
06/26
VSB Solo Practitioners Now Eligible for Group Health Insurance Rates
06/25
Volunteers Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
06/21
We Came, We Saw, We Mingled: 2018 Annual Meeting Recap
06/21
Virginia’s Appellate Courts Announce Mediation Pilot Projects
06/19
Highlights of the June 14, 2018, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/19
What’s Different on Your Dues Statement this Year?
06/16
Marni E. Byrum is President-Elect of the Virginia State Bar
06/16
Leonard C. Heath Jr. is President of the Virginia State Bar
06/13
Cheers to 80 Years!
06/12
VSB Clients’ Protection Fund Board Awards $19,440.00 to Former Clients
06/11
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Steven Frank Helm’s Reinstatement Petition November 16, 2018
06/08
UVA Law Sweeps Health Law Writing Competition
06/07
Last Call for Annual Meeting Online Registration
06/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter June 2018

May 2018

05/30
Virginia’s First Indian American Judge Receives Dunnaville Award
05/23
Virginia Department of Forensic Science Offers Free DNA Classes for Criminal Lawyers
05/22
Comments Sought on Proposed Revisions to Unauthorized Practice of Law Rules
05/22
Comments Sought on Proposed Revisions to Imputed Disqualification Rule
05/22
Comments Sought on Proposed Revisions to Conflict of Interest Rule
05/21
MCLE Board Seeks Comments on “Opinion 19 Lawyer Well-Being”
05/21
Roanoke and Prince William County Bar Associations Win 2018 Awards of Merit
05/18
Fairfax Bar Association Named 2018 Bar Association of the Year
05/17
Jay Myerson of Reston Wins Local Bar Leader of the Year Award
05/16
Nominations Open for the Fellows of the Virginia Law Foundation
05/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter May 2018

April 2018

04/30
Dipti Pidikiti-Smith Receives VSB Legal Aid Award
04/30
Charu Kulkarni Receives Oliver White Hill Award for Pro Bono Service
04/30
Council Members Announced
04/30
Stephen A. Isaacs Awarded Rakes Leadership in Education Award
04/30
Charles H. Slemp III Receives Young Lawyer of the Year Award
04/27
Senators and VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy
04/26
Gray Hanes of Reed Smith LLP Receives 30th Annual Tradition of Excellence Award
04/24
80th Annual Meeting Registration Is Open
04/20
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1750 on Advertising and Solicitation
04/17
Comments Sought on Revised Proposed Supreme Court Rule Amendment on Limited Scope Representation
04/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Amendments to CRESPA References in Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13
04/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules 5:1 and 5:33
04/13
April Issue of Virginia Lawyer Magazine is Out
04/13
National Healthcare Decisions Day Focuses Spotlight on Advance Planning
04/10
Calling All Lawyers: Panel Members Needed
04/06
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule 5:7
04/05
Virginia Lawyer Referral Service Launches Online Portal for Increased Access
04/05
Public Comment Sought on Proposed Change to Rule 3.8
04/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter April 2018
04/02
Voting Open for 2018 VSB Council Elections

March 2018

03/22
Mitchell D. Broudy Receives Family Law Service Award
03/19
Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board Awarded $45,522.25
03/14
Pat McConnell of Fairfax Receives Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award
03/14
Committee on Lawyer Discipline Seeks Comments on Two Proposed Rule Revisions
03/08
Nominations Sought for Committee Vacancies
03/07
VSB Answers FAQs about Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting
03/06
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comments on Criminal Discovery Reform
03/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter March 2018

February 2018

02/28
Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting as Complement to Virginia Rule of Professional Conduct 6.1
02/26
Highlights of the February 24, 2018, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
02/21
Hot off the Presses
02/13
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Review Panels
02/13
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to Guardian Ad Litem Cost Assessment
02/09
South Dakota Bar Releases Video Series on Mental Health for Lawyers
02/08
VSB Seeks Candidates for Council
02/02
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
02/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter February 2018

January 2018

01/31
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule 5:7
01/30
Date Change for Federal Judicial Interviews Announced
01/26
Senators and VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy
01/26
Judge Martin F. Clark, Jr. Receives the Carrico Professionalism Award
01/24
VSB Seeks Nominations for MCLE Board Seat
01/18
Alice T. Armstrong Succeeds John T. Tucker III as Court of Appeals Chief Staff Attorney
01/17
Progress in Criminal Discovery Reform
01/16
Comments Sought on Proposed Revision of Rule 1.1 Regarding Competence
01/16
Civil Rights Legend Frankie Muse Freeman Passes at 101
01/16
Comments Sought on Proposed LEO Concerning Duty of Court-Appointed Lawyers and Parental Rights
01/11
Tucker Martin Joins McGuireWoods Consulting
01/11
Free Training Materials Offered to Lawyers Doing Pro Bono Work
01/05
Virginia Law Foundation Names New President
01/04
Spam Targets VSB Members
01/04
Virginia State Bar News, January 2018
01/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Announces New Digital Subscription Service