About the Bar

Bar Staff: Whom to Contact

VSB address:
1111 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
  

printable directions to the bar offices (pdf)

Phone directory: (804) 775-0500

General Staff Functions

Address Changes Log in to the bar's website to change an address of record. Changes also may be submitted in writing to the Regulatory Compliance Department.  
Admission Ceremony Regulatory Compliance Department (804) 775-0530
Annual Meeting Dolly C. Shaffner
Maureen D. Stengel
(804) 775-0518
(804) 775-0517
Annual Report Dee Norman (804) 775-0594
Advertising: Ethical Questions email (804) 775-0564
Advertising: Virginia Lawyer magazine and Website (more information) Dee Norman (804) 775-0594
Attorney Disciplinary Records
(more information on how to file a complaint)
Clerk's Office (804) 775-0539
Bar Cards Questions about bar cards should be addressed to the VSB Regulatory Compliance Department (804) 775-0530
membership@vsb.org
Certificate of Good Standing Regulatory Compliance (more information) (804) 775-0530
email
Clerk's Office Main Clerk's Department Number (804) 775-0539
email
Clients' Protection Fund (more information)

Clients' Protection Fund Information
Jane Fletcher

(804) 775-9426
(804) 775-0567

Complaint Line
(more information on how to file a complaint)
General Number (voice mail only)
Callers outside the 804 area code may dial toll free 1-866-548-0873.
(804) 775-0570
Corporate Counsel Membership (more information) Regulatory Compliance Department (804) 775-0530
email
Discipline Bar Counsel Renu Brennan (804) 775-0575

Dues/Status Change

General Number (804) 775-0530
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fax (804) 775-0554
Elections/Bar Council, President-elect Asha Holloman (804) 775-0551
Emeritus Membership Debra Isley (804) 775-0530
Fastcase If you are having trouble accessing Fastcase legal research, please contact (804) 775-0504. (Mon.-Fri. 8:15 AM-4:30 PM EST – excluding holidays or closure due to weather) (804) 775-0504
FAX General Number (804) 775-0501
Fee Dispute Resolution General Number (voice mail only) (804) 775-9423
Fiscal Catherine Huband (804) 775-0526
Human Resources / Facilities Mgmt. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0505
Insurance Asha Holloman

(804) 775-0551

Legal Services Corp. of VA General Number (804) 782-9438

Lawyer Assistance / Well-Being

Lawyers Helping Lawyers

(804) 644-3212
24-Hour Help Line:
1-877-545-4682
Lawyer Login — forgot password If you are having trouble accessing the Lawyer Login on the VSB website, please contact (804) 775-0504 for assistance. (Mon.-Fri. 8:15 AM-4:30 PM EST – excluding holidays or closure due to weather) (804) 775-0504
Lawyer Login — events registration If you are having trouble accessing VSB events registration, please contact Kim Karnes at (804) 775-0515 during regular business hours. (804) 775-0515
Lawyer Referral, Information on Joining Toni Dunson (804) 775-0591
Lawyer Referral/Richmond General Number (804) 775-0808
Lawyer Referral/Statewide Toll Free 800 552-7977
Legal Ethics Counsel James McCauley
Seth M. Guggenheim
Emily Hedrick
Barbara Saunders
Call Ethics Hotline
(804) 775-0564
Legal Ethics Executive Assistant Kristi Hall (804) 775-0557
Legal Ethics Hotline and Opinions email (804) 775-0564
The Legal Ethics Hotline is a consultation service for lawyers and judges only. Members of the public who have complaints about the conduct or ethics of an attorney may file a complaint with the Virginia State Bar or contact the Complaint Line at (804) 775-0570 (more information)
Legislative Policy Deputy Executive Director Cameron Rountree (804) 775-0560
Local Bars .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0521
Mailing Lists/Labels Alicia Parker (804) 775-0530
MCLE
You may certify MCLE attendance online
General Number (804) 775-0577
Fax (804) 775-0544
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Media Inquiries, Disciplinary DaVida M. Davis (804) 775-0573
Bar Counsel Renu Brennan (804) 775-0575
Media Inquiries, General Deputy Executive Director Cameron Rountree (804) 775-0560
Pro Bono/Access to Legal Services Crista Gantz (804) 775-0522
Professional Corporations and Professional Limited Liability Companies Regulatory Compliance Department (804) 775-0530
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0530
Professionalism Course Dates and Registration Form (pdf file) Kim Karnes (804) 775-0515
Professionalism for Law Students Program Mallory Ralston (804) 775-0514
Publication Orders Jackie Kruszewski (804) 775-0529
Real Estate Settlement Agents
more information
Cynthia Williams (804) 775-0530
Specialty Bars .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (804) 775-0521
Telecommunication Device for the Deaf/TDD  (For Hearing-Impaired Callers Only) (804) 775-0502
Third-Year Practice Certificate Debra Isley (804) 775-0530
Trust Accounts: Approval of Bank Depositories Stephanie Blanton (804) 775-0576
Trust Accounts Overdraft Notifications intakereb@vsb.org (804) 775-0570
Unauthorized Practice of Law Barbara Saunders (804) 775-0562
Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Advertising Contact Ben Oerther with LLM Publications (503) 445-2226
Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Articles Dee Norman
Caryn Persinger
(804) 775-0594
(804) 775-0588
Virginia Lawyer Magazine - Submit a Professional Notice Dee Norman (804) 775-0594
Virginia Lawyer/Register Magazines - Subscriptions Dee Norman (804) 775-0594
Website general inquiries email
Website — help with password If you are having trouble accessing the Lawyer Login on the VSB website, please call (804) 775-0504 for assistance. (Mon.-Fri. 8:15 AM-4:30 PM EST – excluding holidays or closure due to weather) (804) 775-0504
Questions regarding regulatory compliance, locating a lawyer General Number (804) 775-0530
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

Senior Staff

Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0550
Deputy Executive Director Cameron M. Rountree (804) 775-0560
Bar Counsel Renu M. Brennan (804) 775-0575
Director for Bar Services Maureen D. Stengel (804) 775-0517
Finance/Procurement Director Crystal T. Hendrick (804) 775-0523
Communications Director and Creative Director Caryn B. Persinger (804) 775-0588
Information Technology Director Selina I. Deale (804) 775-0511
Human Resources / Facilities Director Randy E. Webne (804) 775-0505
Regulatory Compliance Director Demetrios J. Melis (804) 775-0578
Clerk of the Disciplinary System DaVida M. Davis (804) 775-0573
Pro Bono/Access to Legal Services Crista L. Gantz (804) 775-0522
Local and Specialty Bar Relations  Maureen D. Stengel (804) 775-0517
Virginia Lawyer Referral Service Toni B. Dunson (804) 775-0591
Ethics Counsel James M. McCauley (Jim) (804) 775-0565
Intake Counsel James C. Bodie (804) 775-0570

 

 

Council Liaisons

Council/Executive Committee Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0551
Asha Holloman (804) 775-0551

Board Liaisons

Clients' Protection Fund Cameron M. Rountree (804) 775-0560
Disciplinary Board DaVida M. Davis (804) 775-0573
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Demetrios J. Melis

(804) 775-0578

Standing Committee Liaisons

Access to Legal Services Crista Gantz (804) 775-0522
Budget and Finance Crystal T. Hendrick (804) 775-0523
Lawyer Discipline Renu Brennan (804) 775-0575
Legal Ethics James McCauley (804) 775-0565
   
Professionalism Maureen Stengel (804) 775-0517

Liaisons to Special Committees

Bench-Bar Relations Cameron Rountree (804) 775-0560
Better Annual Meeting Maureen Stengel (804) 775-0517
Judicial Candidate Evaluation Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0551
Lawyer Insurance Karen A. Gould (804) 775-0551
Lawyer Referral Toni Dunson (804) 775-0591
Resolution of Fee Disputes Stephanie Blanton (804) 775-0576
Technology and the Future Practice of Law James McCauley (804) 775-0565

Liaison to Joint VSB-VBA Committee

Alternative Dispute Resolution Asha Holloman (804) 755-0551

Conference Liaisons

Diversity Conference Sylvia S. Daniel (804) 775-0559
Conference of Local and Specialty Bar Associations Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Senior Lawyers Conference Sylvia S. Daniel (804) 775-0559
Young Lawyers Conference Mallory Ralston (804) 775-0514
Conference Newsletters Jackie Kruszewski (804) 775-0529
Theme Issues of Virginia Lawyer Dee Norman  (804) 775-0594

Section Liaisons

Administrative Law Dolly C. Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Antitrust Law Maureen D. Stengel (804) 775-0517
Bankruptcy Law Kim Karnes (804) 775-0515
Business Law Maureen D. Stengel (804) 775-0517
Construction Law Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Corporate Counsel Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Criminal Law Maureen D. Stengel (804) 775-0517
Education of Lawyers Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Environmental Law Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Family Law Dolly C. Shaffner (804) 775-0518
General Practice Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Health Law Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Intellectual Property Law Kim Karnes (804) 775-0515
International Practice Kim Karnes (804) 775-0515
Litigation Paulette J. Davidson (804) 775-0521
Local Government Law Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Military Law Mallory J. Ralston (804) 775-0514
Real Property Dolly C. Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Taxation Kim Karnes (804) 775-0515
Trusts & Estates Dolly C. Shaffner (804) 775-0518
Section Newsletters Jackie Kruszewski (804) 775-0529
Theme Issues of Virginia Lawyer Dee Norman (804) 775-0594

 

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Updated: Oct 02, 2019