April 01, 2013
Virginia State Bar E-News, April 2013
The VSB’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is seeking public comment on LEO 1869, “Limited Scope Representation and Pro Se Litigants.” Comments are due by April 30 to the VSB offices, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The committee also issued LEO 1872, “Virtual Law Office and Use of Executive Office Suites,” as final.
The Diversity Conference of the Virginia State Bar will meet at the VSB offices on April 8 to consider and vote on an amendment to the conference bylaws, and to recommend an amendment to the VSB bylaws.
The 2013 edition of the Senior Citizens Handbook is now available, courtesy of the VSB Senior Lawyers Conference.
The Solo & Small-Firm Practitioner Forum/Regional Bench-Bar Conference for the 28th, 29th and 30th Judicial Circuits on April 26 in Abingdon will include a Town Hall Meeting, moderated by the Honorable Cynthia D.F. Kinser, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia, and continuing legal education programs worth 6 hours of CLE credit, including 3 hours ethics and 1.5 GAL (for children) credit (pending).
- IT’S A GO! The 2013 Midyear Legal Seminar is headed to Paris, November 5-12, with an optional pre-seminar tour to Marseille and Provence, Nov. 1-6. Limited space still available. Don’t delay; register right away. Details and registration information on the Midyear Seminar webpage.
- Online registration will be available soon for the 75th Annual Meeting, June 13-16, 2013, in Virginia Beach.
- The College of William & Mary president, W. Taylor Reveley III, has been named the second recipient of the William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award from the Virginia State Bar Section on the Education of Lawyers in Virginia.
- The Volunteer Virginia Attorneys at the Lewis B. Puller Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic at William & Mary Law School will be awarded the Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award, and Monica K. Tulchinsky, Washington and Lee University School of Law ('13), will be awarded the Oliver W. Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award at the Pro Bono Celebration on April 15 in Richmond. Registration is still open.
Updated: Apr 02, 2013