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October 03, 2018

Brian L. Buniva Will Be VSB President for 2020-21

Brian L. Buniva of Richmond is the Virginia State Bar president-elect designee for 2020-21. Buniva was unopposed in his bid for the presidency. Buniva will succeed current president-elect Marni L. Byrum of Alexandria when she takes over the role of VSB president from current President Leonard C. Heath in June 2019.

Buniva has practiced law for almost 40 years, including working for the Virginia Attorney General’s Office, solo practice, practicing in small, medium-sized and large firms, as an in-house counsel for an international manufacturing company, and in his current role at B.L. Buniva Strategic Advisor, PLLC.

Buniva has served on Bar Council and the council’s Executive Committee and has chaired the Administrative Law and Environmental Law Sections for both the VSB and the Virginia Bar Association. He served for many years as co-chair of the VSB Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations. In his role on council he has stated, “My goals are to be a servant leader, protect the public, enhance the standing of our profession, improve access to justice, and be a voice for the independence of lawyers and the judiciary.”

A graduate of Georgetown University, Buniva received his law degree from the University of Richmond.

Updated: Oct 03, 2018