News and Information
February 01, 2013

Virginia State Bar E-News, February 2013

The names of VSB members who were administratively suspended on October 10, 2012, for failing to comply with membership obligations have been posted, as required by the Rules of Court. The list is current as of January 25, 2013.

Volunteers are needed to fill vacancies on the Virginia State Bar’s boards and committees. Please submit nominations, along with a brief resume, by March 30 to nominations@vsb.org.

A reminder than nominations are being accepted through February 28 for VSB District Committees vacancies.

The VSB’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is seeking public comment on LEO 1872, “Virtual Law Office and Use of Executive Office Suites.” Comments due by March 1 to the VSB offices, or publiccomment@vsb.org.

The VSB has developed a mobile app for members, allowing you to check your contact information of record, certify courses, and access Fastcase from anywhere, using the same login and password you now use on your computer. Download for free at the iTunes Store.

A reminder that the First Day in Practice Seminar, originally scheduled for October 29 and postponed due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for March 1, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

The Conference of Local Bar Associations will present its Bar Leaders Institute on Monday, March 1, at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Registration is open to current and prospective local and statewide bar leaders. 

Registration is open for the CLBA’s Solo and Small-Firm Practitioner Forum, March 28 in Smithfield.

Save the Date – This year’s Pro Bono Celebration will be held on April 15 in Richmond.

Space is still available at the webcast locations on May 3 for the Ninth Annual Indigent Criminal Defense Seminar: Advanced Skills for the Experienced Practitioner. You may register for webcasts in Weyers Cave and Wytheville. The Richmond Convention Center location is sold out. Space at webcasts is limited; don’t delay.

The Senior Lawyers Conference is soliciting donations for its Trees for Virginia project, a cooperative effort by the conference and the Virginia Department of Forestry, to fund tree plantings for the coming year.

 

Updated: Feb 01, 2013