News and Information
February 08, 2018

VSB Seeks Candidates for Council

If you are interested in serving on Council, the Virginia State Bar's governing body, there will be an election conducted in the following circuits by electronic ballot. To be eligible to run, you must be an active member in good standing of the circuit as of March 15, 2018. You must file a nominating petition (link below) with the executive director at elections@vsb.org on or before March 30, 2018. The nominating petition shall be signed by not fewer than ten other members eligible to vote in the circuit, and shall be accompanied by a statement of qualifications not exceeding 150 words (in Word format) and a digital photograph (head shot).  It is recommended you describe what is it about your background that makes you well suited to the position and what you hope to accomplish as a member of bar council. 

Petition (pdf)

Circuit 4

1 seat (incumbent is eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 8

1 seat (incumbent is eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 12

1 seat (incumbent is not eligible for re-election)

Circuit 13

4 seats (2 incumbents are not eligible for re-election)

Circuit 14

1 seat (incumbent is not eligible for re-election)

Circuit 16

1 seat (incumbent is eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 17

2 seats (incumbents are eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 18

2 seats (1 incumbent is not eligible for re-election)

Circuit 19

6 seats (4 incumbents are not eligible re-election)

Circuit 21

1 seat (incumbent is not eligible for re-election)

Circuit 23

1 seat (incumbent is eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 28

1 seat (incumbent is eligible for 2nd term)

Circuit 30

1 seat (incumbent is not eligible for re-election)

Chief Judge W. Allan Sharrett, Sixth Judicial Circuit, has scheduled a meeting to elect a representative to Council occasioned by the relocation of Ronnie H. West (the unexpired term will begin July 1, 2018 and end June 30, 2019). The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., in the Sussex County Circuit Courtroom, located at 15088 Courthouse Road, Route 735, Sussex, VA 23884. Any active VSB member in good standing whose bar address is in the Circuit may participate. No one may vote by proxy. No supporting petition or second for such nomination is required. 

 

 
 
Updated: Mar 14, 2018