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February 09, 2011

Nominations Sought for 2011-12 Board and Committee Vacancies


Volunteers are needed to serve the Virginia State Bar’s boards and committees. The Nominating Committee will refer nominees to the VSB Council for consideration at its June meeting.

Vacancies in 2011 are listed below. All appointments or elections will be for the terms specified, beginning on July 1, 2011.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:  6 vacancies (of which 4 current members are eligible for reelection and 2 current members are not eligible for reelection). Filled from ranks of the council for 1-year terms, by council election.   

CLIENTS’ PROTECTION FUND BOARD:  3 lawyer vacancies (2 current lawyer members from the Third and Eighth disciplinary districts are not eligible for reelection, and 1 current lawyer member is eligible for reelection). May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms. Elected by council.

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE:  4 vacancies and 2 member-at-large vacancies (of which 1 vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 6th, 11th 12th, 13th or 14th judicial circuits; the 2nd vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 17th or 18th judicial circuits, the 3rd vacancy is be filled by a member from the 10th 21st, 22nd or 24th  judicial circuits, the 4th vacancy must be filled by a member from the 27th, 28th, 29th or 30th judicial circuits; and 2 member-at-large members are not eligible for reelection). May serve 1 full 3-year term. Elected by council.

VIRGINIA LAW FOUNDATION BOARD:  2 lawyer vacancies and 1 lay member vacancy (of which 2 current lawyer members are not eligible for reelection; and 1 lay member is eligible for reelection). May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms. Elected by VLF Board on recommendation of council.

VIRGINIA CLE COMMITTEE:  6 lawyer vacancies (of which 4 lawyer members are eligible for reelection to 1-year terms and 2 lawyer members are not eligible for reelection to 1-year terms). Elected by VLF Board on recommendation of council.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION DELEGATES:  4 vacancies (of which 2 present delegates are eligible for reelection, 1 present delegate is not eligible for reelection; and 1 present Young Lawyers Conference delegate is not eligible for reelection). May serve 3 consecutive 2-year terms. Elected by council.

Nominations, along with a brief résumé, should be sent by April 29, 2011, to VSB Nominating Committee, c/o Valerie Breeden, Virginia State Bar, 707 East Main Street, Suite 1500, Richmond, VA  23219-2800.

 

Updated: Mar 23, 2011