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February 12, 2015

Council Elections

If you are interested in serving on Council, the Virginia State Bar's governing body, there will be an election conducted in the following circuits by electronic ballot. To be eligible to run, you must be an active member in good standing of the circuit as of March 15, 2015. You must file a nominating petition with the executive director at elections@vsb.org on or before April 1, 2015. The nominating petition shall be signed by not fewer than ten other members eligible to vote in the circuit, and shall be accompanied by a statement of qualifications not exceeding one hundred and fifty words and a digital photograph. 

sample petition (PDF file)

 

Circuit 4

1 seat (incumbent ineligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 12

1 seat (incumbent eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 13

5 seats (3 incumbents eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 14

2 seats (1 incumbent eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 16

1 seat (incumbent ineligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 17

2 seats (2 incumbents ineligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 18

2 seats (1 incumbent eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 19

6 seats (3 incumbents eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 21

1 seat (incumbent eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 23

1 seat (incumbent ineligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 28

1 seat (incumbent ineligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 30

1 seat (incumbent eligible for 2nd term)

 

An election by meeting will be conducted in the 8th circuit, which has 1 Council seat.  The incumbent is eligible for a 2nd term. The time and place of that election will be set by Chief Judge Wilford Taylor Jr., Circuit Court for the City of Hampton. Nominations may be made at the circuit meeting or by any member eligible to vote in the circuit. No supporting petition or second for such nomination will be required.

 

Posted: Feb 12, 2015

Updated: Mar 05, 2015