News and Information
January 28, 2009

Nominations Sought for Special Board and Committee Vacancies

The VSB Nominating Committee, consisting of Howard W. Martin, Jr., chair, Michael C. Guanzon, 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 2009 are listed below. All appointments or elections will be for the terms specified, beginning on July 1, 2009.

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 lawyer vacancies and 2 member-at-large vacancies (of which 2 current lawyer members from the Seventh and Tenth Disciplinary Districts are eligible for reelection, 1 member-at-large is eligible for reelection and 1 member-at-large is not eligible for reelection). May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms. Elected by Council.

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE: 3 vacancies (of which 1 vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th or 8th judicial circuits; the 2nd vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 2nd or 4th judicial circuits; and the 3rd vacancy must be filled by a member from the 23rd or 25th judicial circuits). 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 eligible for reelection and 1 lay member is eligible for reelection). May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms. Elected by VLF Board on recommendationn of Council.

VIRGINIA CLE COMMITTEE: 6 lawyer vacancies and 1 lay member vacancy (of which 5 lawyer members are eligible for reelection to 1-year terms, 1 lawyer member does not seek reappointment to another 1-year term and 1 lay member is eligible for reelection to a 1-year term). Elected by VLF Board on recommendation of Council.

ABA DELEGATES: 4 vacancies (of which 3 present delegates are eligible for reelection and 1 present 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 30, 2009, to
VSB Nominating Committee
c/o Valerie Breeden
Virginia State Bar,
707 East Main Street, Suite 1500
Richmond, VA 23219-2800 Updated: Feb 02, 2009