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July 01, 2008

Virginia State Bar E-News - July 1, 2008


Capsalis Installed as 2008-09 President, Huddleston to Lead in 2009-10 — Arlington attorney Manuel A. Capsalis was sworn in as the 70th VSB president on June 20. Jon D. Huddleston of Leesburg assumed the post of president-elect.

Proposed Insurance Requirement to be Published for Comment — A proposed rule requiring certain lawyers to carry malpractice insurance will be published for member comment in late summer and debated by Council in October. Other highlights from Council’s June 19 meeting are available online.

Attorney Volunteers Being Recruited for DNA Project — Learn how you can get involved with the largest voluntary effort by any state to review case files for physical evidence capable of exonerating wrongfully convicted defendants.

Certify Your CLE Attendance, Update Address Online — The secure members-only section of the VSB website provides quick and easy access to new services.

Dues Deadline is July 31 — Dues for the 2008-09 bar year must be received at the VSB offices by July 31, 2008, in order to avoid late fees.

Solo & Small-Firm Practitioner Forum in Virginia Beach — The July 21 forum features former Gov. Gerald L. Baliles and a Town Hall Meeting with Chief Justice Leroy R. Hassell Sr. CLE (4.5 hours with 1.5 ethics). No charge.

Updated: Jul 01, 2008