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November 28, 2012

Nominations sought for District Committee vacancies

The Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline calls for nominations for district committee vacancies to be filled by the Virginia State Bar Council in June 2013. Note that some of the vacancies may not become available because some incumbent members are eligible for reappointment.

To review qualifications for eligibility, see Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia, Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13-4 – Establishment of District Committees, specifically 13-4.E (Qualifications of Members) and 13-4.F (Persons Ineligible for Appointment).

  • First District Committee: 4 attorney vacancies (3 current members are eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th or 8th judicial circuits.
  • Second District Committee, Section I: 4 attorney vacancies (3 current members are eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 2nd or 4th judicial circuits.
  • Second District Committee, Section II: 2 attorney vacancies (both current members are eligible for reappointment); 2 non-attorney vacancies (both current members are eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 2nd or 4th judicial circuits.
  • Third District Committee, Section I: 3 attorney vacancies (1 current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th or 14th judicial circuits.
  • Third District Committee, Section II: 3 attorney vacancies (2 current members are eligible for reappointment); 1 non-attorney vacancy (current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th or 14th judicial circuits.
  • Third District Committee, Section III: 1 attorney vacancy (current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th or 14th judicial circuit.
  • Fourth District Committee, Section I: 2 attorney vacancies (1 current member is eligible for reappointment); 1 non-attorney vacancy (current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 17th or 18th judicial circuits.
  • Fourth District Committee, Section II: 3 attorney vacancies (2 current members are eligible for reappointment); 1 non-attorney vacancy (current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 17th or 18th judicial circuits.
  • Fifth District Committee, Section I: 2 attorney vacancies (1 current member is eligible for reappointment); 2 non-attorney vacancies (1 current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 19th or 31st judicial circuits.
  • Fifth District Committee, Section II: 2 attorney vacancies (both current members are eligible for reappointment); 1 non-attorney vacancy. The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 19th or 31st judicial circuits.
  • Fifth District Committee, Section III: 3 attorney vacancies (all 3 current members are eligible for reappointment); 1 non-attorney vacancy. The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 19th or 31st judicial circuits.
  • Sixth District Committee: 2 attorney vacancies (both current members are eligible for reappointment); 1 non-attorney vacancy. The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 9th or 15th judicial circuits.
  • Seventh District Committee: 4 attorney vacancies (1 current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 16th, 20th or 26th judicial circuits.
  • Eighth District Committee: 1 attorney vacancy; 1 non-attorney vacancy (current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 23rd or 25th judicial circuits.
  • Ninth District Committee: 1 non-attorney vacancy. The vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 10th, 21st, 22nd or 24th judicial circuit.
  • Tenth District Committee, Section I: 2 attorney vacancies (both current members are eligible for reappointment); 1 non-attorney vacancy. The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 27th, 28th, 29th or 30th judicial circuits.
  • Tenth District Committee, Section II: 1 attorney vacancy (current member is eligible for reappointment); 1 non-attorney vacancy (current member is eligible for reappointment). The vacancies are to be filled by members from the 27th, 28th, 29th or 30th judicial circuits.

Nominations, along with a brief resume, should be sent by February 28, 2013, to: Stephanie Blanton, Virginia State Bar, 707 East Main Street, Suite 1500, Richmond, VA 23219-2800 or Blanton@vsb.org.

Updated: Nov 28, 2012