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November 01, 2013

Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2013

The Standing Committee on Legal Ethics issued Legal Ethics Opinion 1870 as final on October 4, 2013: Application of Rule 4.2 in Cases Where a Guardian Ad Litem Has Been Appointed to Represent a Child.

The Standing Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law issued UPL Opinion 216 as final on October 8, 2013: Probation Officers’ Recommendations in Pre-Sentence Reports.

The VSB is seeking public comment to a proposed amendment to the Bylaws of the Virginia State Bar and Council.

The Council is seeking public comment on a proposed amendment to the Policy Concerning the Use and Disclosure of VSB E-mail Addresses.

Highlights of the October 4, 2013, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting

Experienced judges and lawyers will provide practice tips at the December 3 First Day in Practice seminar.

The Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline seeks nominations for the 2013-14 District Committee vacancies.

The VSB is seeking nominations for the following awards:

Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award
Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award
Family Law Service Award
William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award

The Conference of Local Bar Associations Bar Leaders Institute will be on Friday, November 15, at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond.

Register now for “Pro Bono: What’s In It for Me? How Private Attorneys Can Do Well By Doing Good”  -- a December 5 webinar. CLE credits are pending.

Updated: Nov 01, 2013