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February 17, 2010

Nominations Sought for 2010-11 Special Board and Committee Vacancies

The VSB Nominating Committee, consisting of Chair Manuel A. Capsalis, John Y. Richardson, Jr., Judith L. Rosenblatt, Aubrey J. Rosser, Jr., and Edna Ruth Vincent, calls for nominations for special board and committee vacancies to be filled by Council in June.

Vacancies in 2010 are listed below. All appointments or elections will be for the terms specified, beginning on July 1, 2010.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: 6 vacancies (of which 3 current members are eligible for reelection and 3 current members are not eligible for reelection). Filled from ranks of bar Council for 1-year terms by Council election.

CLIENTS’ PROTECTION FUND BOARD: 2 member-at-large vacancies and 5 lawyer vacancies (of which 1 member-at-large is not eligible for reelection, 4 current lawyer members from the First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth disciplinary districts are not eligible for reelection, 1 current lawyer member is eligible for reelection, and 1 lay member-at-large is eligible for reelection). May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms. Elected by Council.
 
JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE: 3 vacancies and 1 member-at-large vacancy (of which 1 vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 16th, 20th or 26th judicial circuits; the 2nd vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 9th or 15th judicial circuits, the 3rd vacancy must be filled by a member from the 19th or 31st judicial circuits; and 1 member-at-large is 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 1 current lawyer member is eligible for reelection and 1 lay member is not 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 6 lawyer members are eligible for reelection to 1-year terms). Elected by VLF Board on recommendation of Council.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION DELEGATES: 2 vacancies (of which 1 present delegate is eligible for reelection and 1 present delegate does not seek reelection). May serve 3 consecutive 2-year terms. Elected by Council.

Nominations, along with a brief résumé, should be sent by April 30, 2010, to VSB Nominating Committee, c/o Valerie Breeden, Virginia State Bar, 707 East Main Street, Suite 1500, Richmond, VA 23219-2800

 

Updated: Feb 17, 2010