Virginia Lawyer Advertising Information

Virginia Lawyer is the official publication of the Virginia State Bar (VSB), one of the largest professional organizations in the commonwealth. Established as the mandatory bar in 1938 by the Supreme Court of Virginia, every lawyer licensed to practice in Virginia must be a member of the VSB. 


Magazine Description

Virginia Lawyer magazine informs lawyers and the judiciary, as well as others interested in legal issues, about current developments in the legal world. The magazine is published five times a year in February, April, June/July, October, and December. It features substantive articles on legal subjects and informational pieces about the bar and bar activities, as well as advertising.

Circulation and Readership

The average circulation of the publication is over 47,000. It is distributed to all licensed Virginia attorneys, judges, bar groups, and law schools, and in many cases is retained as a permanent resource in law libraries.

Editorial Calendar

In addition to regular columns, news and bar updates, each issue's feature articles are sponsored by a rotating section of the VSB.

  • December 2013 - Law Librarians
  • February 2014 - Family Law
  • April 2014 - Lawyers Helping Lawyers
  • June/July 2014 - Senior Lawyers
  • October 2014 - Trusts & Estates
  • December 2014 - Construction Law and Public Contracts

For more information on advertising opportunities in Virginia Lawyer, please contact Linda McElroy at (804) 775-0594 or


Updated: Dec 03, 2013