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October 01, 2014

Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2014

This year for the first time the election for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar will be conducted online rather than with paper ballots. To ensure e-mail with voting information arrives safely in your inbox on or around October 31, add the following e-mail address as a safe sender: noreply@directvote.net.

The Clients’ Protection Fund Board is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to the per attorney and per claim limits on payments from the fund.

The Standing Committee on Legal Ethics has extended the deadline for public comment on proposed amendments to Rules 1.1 (Competence) and 1.6 (Confidentiality) of the Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct.

The Committee on Lawyer Discipline is seeking public comment on three proposed amendments to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia:

The Special Committee on Access to Legal Services will hold its annual Pro Bono Conference and Celebration on October 22 in Portsmouth.

The Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline calls for nominations for district committee vacancies to be filled by Council in June.

The VSB Litigation Section’s Appellate Committee is hosting a free CLE on October 28 in Charlottesville on Preserving Error and Avoiding Mistakes that Will Sink Your Appeal.

Updated: Sep 30, 2014