News and Information
May 01, 2012

Virginia State Bar E-News, May 2012

Comments are sought for proposed amendments to Rule 1.11 of the Rules of Professional Conduct concerning special conflicts of interest. Comments are due by June 15, 2012.

The Committee on Lawyer Discipline is seeking comments to proposed amendments to Professional Guidelines Paragraph 13-1 regarding the definition of “bar counsel” and to Paragraph 13-26 regarding appeals from Disciplinary Board determinations. Comments for both are due by May 31, 2012.

On April 13, 2012, the Supreme Court of Virginia approved amendments to Paragraph 13-6 that requires service as a district committee member as a prerequisite for nomination for Disciplinary Board Service.

Your annual meeting registration fee entitles you to attend the numerous CLE programs and special events scheduled by the Virginia State Bar on June 15–16. Remember to register online early for the discounted fee. Rates increase May 14.

Updated: May 01, 2012