News and Information
July 16, 2009

Nominations Sought for Disciplinary Board, MCLE Board, and Council Members At Large


President Jon D. Huddleston has appointed a Nominating Committee to consider nominees for board vacancies in 2010 to be filled by the Supreme Court. The Nominating Committee consists of Manuel A. Capsalis, chair; John Y. Richardson; Judith L. Rosenblatt; Aubrey J. Rosser Jr.; and Edna Ruth Vincent.

Vacancies beginning on July 1, 2010, are listed below. Appointments are for the terms specified. The Nominating Committee’s recommendations will be acted on by the Virginia State Bar Council in October 2009, and the names of the nominees will then be forwarded to the Supreme Court of Virginia for consideration.

Council Members at Large: 3 vacancies (of which 1 incumbent is eligible for reappointment to a second term). May serve
2 consecutive 3-year terms.

Disciplinary Board: 6 lawyer vacancies and 1 lay member vacancy (of which 4 lawyer members are eligible for reappointment to a second term). District committee service is preferred. May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms.

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board: 3 lawyer vacancies (of which 2 current members are eligible for reappointment to a second term). May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms.

Nominations, along with a brief résumé, should be sent by September 8, 2009, to

Manuel A. Capsalis, Chair, VSB Nominating Committee
Virginia State Bar
707 E. Main St., Suite 1500
Richmond, VA 23219

or e-mailed to Valerie Breeden at breeden@vsb.org.

Updated: Jul 16, 2009