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December 18, 2013

Nominations Sought for Committee Vacancies

Volunteers are needed to serve on 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 2014 are listed below.  All appointments or elections will be for the terms specified, beginning on July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:  6 vacancies (3 current members who are not eligible for reappointment and 3 current members are eligible for reappointment).  Filled from ranks of the council for 1-year terms, by council election.   

CLIENTS’ PROTECTION FUND BOARD:  3 lawyer vacancies (1 current lawyer member from the 6th disciplinary district who is not eligible for reelection; 2 current lawyer members from the 3rd and 8th disciplinary districts who are eligible for reelection.)  May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms.  Elected by council.

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

VIRGINIA LAW FOUNDATION BOARD:  3 vacancies (of which 2 current lawyer members are eligible for reelection) and 1 lay member (who 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 the other vacancy will be filled by president-elect designate Edward L. Weiner).  May serve 3 consecutive 2-year terms.  Elected by council.  Term commences September 1, 2014.

Nominations, along with a brief résumé, should be sent by March 28, 2014, to
VSB Nominating Committee, c/o Asha Holloman, Virginia State Bar,
707 East Main Street, Suite 1500, Richmond, VA  23219-2800.

Updated: Dec 18, 2013