Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations

Michael W. Robinson, chair


Membership:  The Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations comprised eighteen members — thirteen attorneys, and five judges drawn from Virginia circuit and district courts, the Virginia Court of Appeals, and a U.S. district court.

2010-2011 Activities: The Committee initiated an ongoing "View From The Bench" program in which articles by Virginia judges will be published on an ongoing basis in the Virginia Lawyer. Members of the committee participated in two Bar Leaders Institute programs sponsored by the Conference of Local Bar Associations. The Committee worked on potential programs and on addressing judicial vacancies and funding issues before the 2011 General Assembly.

Officers: The committee was chaired by Michael W. Robinson.  The vice chair was Brian L. Buniva.  Their terms on the committee have expired.  Jonathan T. Blank is the incoming chair.

Updated: Jul 26, 2011