June 14, 2014
Edward L. Weiner Is President-elect of the Virginia State Bar
Edward L. Weiner, of Fairfax, is the Virginia State Bar’s new president-elect. He will serve in that position for one year and then succeed Kevin E. Martingayle for the 2015-16 term.
Weiner took office June 13 during the VSB’s annual meeting in Virginia Beach.
Weiner, founder and senior partner at Weiner Spivey & Miller PLC, is a former chair of the bar’s Conference of Local Bar Associations. He is president of the Fairfax Bar Association and a past president of the Fairfax Law Foundation. He also served on the VSB Council of Local Bar Leaders and serves on the Supreme Court of Virginia professionalism faculty.
Weiner is a member of the board of directors of the George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts and host of an annual Law Day celebration that benefits the Fairfax Law Foundation’s pro bono programs. Weiner is the founder of Jazz 4 Justice, a fund-raising model that partners local bar associations with university music departments to raise money for legal aid and pro bono programs as well as music scholarships.
Weiner graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He received his law degree from the University of Richmond and his LL.M in international law from the Georgetown University Law Center.
He and his wife, Maura, have two daughters.Updated: Jun 11, 2014