Virginia State Bar

An agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia

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Conference of Local and Specialty Bar Associations

A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Resources for Bar Associations

Upcoming CLEs sponsored by local and specialty bar associations.


Law Day - Do you want to organize a Law Day in your community or within your bar association? Visit the ABA's Law Day website for some great ideas.


The ABA's Bar Services Department offers quite a bit of information on running a bar association. Visit their website today.


So You're 18 handbooks are available at no cost to bar associations for distribution at schools and other special events. If you would like to organize a So You're 18 panel discussion at a local school or community gathering, a blueprint is available to assist you. To learn more about So You’re 18, view the Virginia State Bar Video Briefs: So You’re 18 video .


Senior Citizen Handbooks are available at a cost of $4 per book for distribution at various events.  If you would like to organize a Senior Citizens' Law Day, a blueprint is available to assist you. Handbooks used for Senior Citizens' Law Day programs are provided at no cost.


For guidance on how to respond to unfair criticism of judges in your area, the American Board of Trial Advocates has created a protocol that may be of assistance.


Rule of Law Project – The VBA/VLF Rule of Law Project brings attorneys and judges into civics classrooms across Virginia.  Visit the Center for Teaching the Rule of Law website to see the resources available for local bar associations interested in bringing the Project to their community.


For various other resources available to bar associations, please contact Paulette Davidson at 804-775-0521 or