News and Information
December 02, 2008

Virginia State Bar E-News - December 1, 2008



VSB to Launch Comprehensive Attorney Directory — Opt-Out Now Available — Beginning in January, the VSB website will link to a directory of lawyers to make it easier for the public and members to find an attorney. Opt-out if you don't want to be included.

Lawyer Referral Service Connects Lawyers to Clients, Appeals for Volunteers — Sign up for the VSB Lawyer Referral Service to broaden your client base. The Virginia Lawyer Referral Service can help you connect with clients and help the public get the assistance they need.

Virginia Lawyers Volunteer for Rule of Law Project in Afghanistan — Virginia attorneys responded quickly to a U.S. Army request to assist Afghan Bar Association.

Encourage JAG Lawyers to Become Certified Under Rule 1A:6 to provide legal assistance to military families — Bar Council will consider in February whether to eliminate the $140 fee for the Professionalism Course for lawyers to become certified under this rule.

Multijurisdictional Practice Rule Approved by Supreme Court of Virginia — New Rule 1A:7 — Addresses certification of foreign legal consultants.

Updated: Mar 12, 2009