June 18, 2016
Michael W. Robinson is President of the Virginia State Bar
Michael W. Robinson, of Tysons Corner, is the Virginia State Bar’s new president. He heads a state agency that regulates and supports 49,000 Virginia lawyers.
Robinson was sworn in June 17 during the VSB’s Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach.
Robinson, a partner with Venable LLC, has been serving as the 19th District representative on the VSB Council and as chair of the Standing Committee on Legal Ethics. He previously served as chair of the Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations and has been on the faculty of the Professionalism Course.
He also is a member of the Fairfax County Bar Association.
Robinson is a graduate of George Mason University, where he received a B.A. in philosophy. His law degree is also from George Mason University.
His practice focuses on commercial disputes, business torts, and the protection of intellectual property rights.
He is married to Courtney R. Robinson and has five children.Updated: Jun 13, 2016