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Young Lawyers Conference

A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Professional Development Series

These programs aim to assist you in planning your career from making long term plans to how to adapt and behave in a professional setting. Receive advice from successful young lawyers and seasoned practitoners that will set the building blocks to a fulfilling career. If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at


Ethics of Representing and Opposing the Disabled


A lawyer will likely encounter someone with a disability over the course of that lawyer’s career. What is that lawyer’s ethical duty to accommodate such a disability, whether it would be for the client or the opponent? Learn how a lawyer’s ethical duties fit with the accommodations required to assist those with disabilities participate in their cases.



Faculty: Lauren Mehosky, Esq., Norfolk, VA


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