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The mission of the Virginia State Bar is (1) to protect the public, (2) to regulate the legal profession of Virginia, (3) to advance access to legal services, and (4) to assist in improving the legal profession and the judicial system.

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CPF Pays $155,171 on Fifteen Petitions

Posted on 6/13/2024
The Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board authorized payments totaling $155,171 in reimbursement to petitioners regarding six Virginia attorneys at its April 19, 2024, meeting.


VSB News June 2024

Posted on 6/6/2024
The VSB News monthly email was sent to all Virginia lawyers on June 6, 2024.


Supreme Court of Virginia Adds Rule on TROs and Preliminary Injunctions

Posted on 6/6/2024
On June 5, 2024, the Supreme Court of Virginia added Rule 3:26. — Temporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions.


William David Dolan III, 1943–2024

Posted on 6/5/2024
The Virginia State Bar mourns the loss of William David Dolan III, the 1984–85 president of the VSB, who died on May 28, 2024, at the age of 80.


Highlights of the May 30 VSB Council Meeting

Posted on 6/4/2024
At its meeting on May 30, 2024, in Virginia Beach, the Virginia State Bar Council heard the following significant reports and took the following actions.

Latest Disciplinary Actions

Henry W. McLaughlin III Revocation

Posted on 6/12/2024
Ordered and effective June 7, 2024, the Circuit Court for the City of Richmond revoked Henry W. McLaughlin III’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Order published.

Dan Dalnamu Park Public Reprimand

Posted on 6/4/2024
Effective June 3, 2024, the Fifth District, Section II Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand without terms to Dan Dalnamu Park. Order published.

Francis Huisuk Koh Suspension

Posted on 5/22/2024
Ordered and effective May 17, 2024, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Francis Huisuk Koh’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for a period of six months with terms.

Jibran Muhammad Suspension

Posted on 5/14/2024
By Order entered and effective May 6, 2024, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Jibran Muhammad’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for six months for violating professional rules. Order published.

Duncan Kenner Brent Suspension

Posted on 5/7/2024
Ordered April 26, 2024, and effective October 27, 2024, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Duncan Kenner Brent’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for three years.

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 VSB-Sponsored Free and Low-cost CLE Webinars - ongoingVarious, VAWEB12345
Jun 19   |Juneteenthoffice closed, 061924HOL
Jun 20   |EGAD VA Study Committee Chairs’ MeetingVirtual, 061224EGAD
Jun 20   |YLC Remote Meditation MeetingVirtual, YLC062024
Jun 20   |Disciplinary Board, Annual Chair's MeetingRichmond, VA062024DISC
Jun 21   |Disciplinary Board HearingsVaried, VA062124DISC
Jun 25   |Harry L. Carrico Professionalism CourseRoanoke, VAPROC062524
Jun 26   |Disciplinary Board Hearing—OvandoAlexandria, VA062624DISC
Jun 28   |Bridging the Generational Gap for Women in the LawHarrisonburg, VAYLC062824
Jul 04   |Independence DayOffice Closed, 070424HOL

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