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March 02, 2010

Virginia State Bar E-News March 2, 2010


Comment on Rules 7.1 – 7.5
– The Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to Rules 7.1 – 7.5 of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Comments due April 14.

Rule amendments approvedParagraph 10, Rules 1.9 and 1.11, and Rule 1.7

Criminal Law Seminar replays scheduled – VaCLE has added two dates to the video replay schedule, in part to accommodate attorneys who were registered for the cancelled Feb. 5 Charlottesville session.

Nominations sought for Special Board and Committee vacancies – Vacancies to be filled by Council in June, with terms beginning July 1, 2010.

Indigent Defense – The Indigent Criminal Defense Seminar: Advanced Skills for the Experienced Practitioner, will take place April 9 in Richmond, with live Webcasts in Wytheville and Weyers Cave. Register now.

Midyear Legal Seminar deadline approaching – The Midyear Legal Seminar is scheduled for November 4-12 in Buenos Aires. Registration deadline is April 15.

Council Highlights – From its meeting on February 27 in Richmond.

Delegate McClellan Featured in VSB Video Project – McClellan discusses the importance of the lawyer legislator in the latest installment of “The Big Picture,” part of the Virginia Is for Good Lawyers project of VSB President Jon D. Huddleston.

Updated: Mar 02, 2010