News and Information

November 2020

11/24
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comment on Admission of Military Spouses
11/23
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Part 1 Rules Clarifying Usage of “Shall”
11/23
Court of Appeals of Virginia Issues Fourth COVID-19 Order
11/16
VSB Seeks Comments on Proposed Changes to Rules Governing Delinquency Fees
11/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules to Clarify Usage of “Shall”
11/13
VSB Seeks Comments on Changes to the Rules of Court Regarding RESA and Legal Aid Societies
11/12
VSB Considers Reducing Clients’ Protection Fund Assessment, Removing Sunset Provision
11/10
Voting Is Now Underway for VSB President-elect
11/09
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through December 13, 2020
11/04
VSB Seeks Comments on Amendments to Paragraph 13 of Rules of Court
11/04
Former VSB President Receives Governor’s 2020 Volunteerism Award
11/02
Virginia State Bar Newsletter November 2020

October 2020

10/30
Changing the Life of a Child with Your Law Degree
10/30
VSB Young Lawyers Create Foster Care Resource Guide for Hampton Roads
10/29
Join the Disciplinary System
10/26
Highlights of the October 23 Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/19
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through November 22, 2020

September 2020

09/30
Virginia State Bar Newsletter October 2020
09/28
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through November 1, 2020
09/26
Meet the President-Elect Candidates
09/25
Fastcase Rolls Out New, Improved Legal Research Platform
09/24
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Three Rules and Form 10
09/24
Bary Hausrath and Chip Clapp Co-recipients of the 2020 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
09/23
Freddie Mac Receives 2020 Frankie Muse Freeman Pro Bono Award
09/18
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Third Year Student Practice Rule
09/11
Supreme Court of Virginia Clarifies Tolling of Speedy Trial Deadlines During Pandemic
09/10
ABA Launches Poll Worker, Esq. to Encourage Poll Volunteers
09/04
Letter to Virginia Lawyers from President Brian L. Buniva
09/04
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Tenth Judicial Emergency Order
09/04
Comments Sought Again on Clarification of the Word “Shall” in Rules of Court
09/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter September 2020

August 2020

08/31
Court of Appeals of Virginia Issues Third COVID-19 Order
08/31
Bar Proposes Changing Audit Cycle from Annual to Every Three Years
08/27
Tips on Reading Virginia Lawyer Online
08/20
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through September 20, 2020
08/19
Virginia’s Free Legal Answers Reaches Fourth Birthday, Continues to Shine Nationally
08/14
VSB Offices Flooded August 14, 2020
08/12
Nominations Sought for VSB Council Vacancies
08/10
Comments Sought on Elimination of Bias MCLE Proposal
08/07
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Eighth Judicial Emergency Order
08/03
Bar office will be closed Tuesday, August 4
08/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter August 2020

July 2020

07/30
Nomination Sought for MCLE Board
07/30
Amendments to Quorum Requirement for Disciplinary Board Proposed
07/28
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through August 30, 2020
07/28
VSB Diversity Conference Proposes Amendments to Bylaws
07/13
Board of Bar Examiners Offers New Options Due to COVID
07/08
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Seventh Judicial Emergency Order
07/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter July 2020

June 2020

06/30
Jay B. Myerson Is VSB President-elect for 2020-21
06/30
Brian L. Buniva Becomes VSB President for 2020-21
06/26
Compliance and COVID: Annual Renewal/MCLE Extended and Paperless
06/23
Court of Appeals of Virginia Issues Second COVID-19 Order
06/23
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through July 19, 2020
06/23
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Eviction Order
06/22
Judicial Council Seeks Comments on Court of Appeals Restructure
06/22
Michael McHale Collins Receives Tradition of Excellence Award
06/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Statement on Justice
06/12
Statement from VSB President Marni E. Byrum
06/12
2020 Edition of Senior Virginians Handbook Available
06/10
Highlights of the June 9, 2020, Virginia State Bar Executive Committee Meeting
06/08
Supreme Court of Virginia Suspends Evictions
06/04
Regulatory Compliance Department Call Center Closed
06/04
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Two Rules
06/02
Shemeka C. Hankins Receives Local Bar Leader of the Year Award
06/02
Lynchburg Bar Association Named 2020 Bar Association of the Year
06/02
CLSBA Honors Bar Associations
06/02
Supreme Court of Virginia Encourages E-Filing of All Documents
06/01
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through June 28
06/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter June 2020

May 2020

05/28
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $30,659.00 to Former Clients
05/26
Jamilah D. LeCruise Receives Young Lawyer of the Year Award
05/22
Marcellinus Slag Named 2020 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year
05/21
New Employment Severance Fraud Scam Targets Virginia Attorneys
05/21
Emily Lopynski Receives Law Student Pro Bono Service Award
05/13
Court Amends Fourth Judicial Emergency Order
05/12
Volunteers Sought for VSB Council at-large and Disciplinary Board Vacancies
05/07
VSB Bar Council Election Results
05/06
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through June 7, 2020
05/04
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules of Court
05/01
Supreme Court of Virginia Clarifies Judicial Emergency Order Re Tolling
05/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter May 2020

April 2020

04/29
Doris Henderson Causey Receives the Clarence M. Dunnaville Jr. Award
04/27
Legal Aid Resources for Virginians Struggling During the COVID-19 Pandemic
04/22
Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Until May 17
04/21
Supreme Court of Virginia to Hold June Bar Admissions Ceremony Remotely
04/16
Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
04/14
Supreme Court of Virginia Offers Extensions to Deadlines Governing Lawyers Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
04/14
Legal Ethics in the Time of COVID-19
04/13
Voting Begins for 2020 Bar Council Elections
04/10
Bar Seeks Comment on Removing Supervision for Military Spouse Bar Members
04/03
Notice: April 2020 Session of the Supreme Court of Virginia will be handled by telephone
04/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter April 2020
04/01
FAQs About MCLE During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 2020

03/31
Lawyers Permitted to Practice Amid COVID-19 Shutdown
03/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules Regarding Pro Bono Reporting
03/27
Bar office to reopen March 30
03/25
Signatures No Longer Required for Bar Council Candidate Petitions
03/24
Law Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic
03/23
Bar office closed until March 30
03/23
VSB office closed at 3:00 March 23
03/20
Pro Bono Opportunities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
03/11
COVID-19 Updates and Safety Measures
03/04
VSB News March 2020
03/03
David D. Masterman Receives the 2020 Family Law Lifetime Achievement Award
03/03
Brian M. Hirsch Receives Family Law Service Award
03/02
Highlights of the February 29, 2020, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting

February 2020

02/28
VSB Ethics Committee Seeks Comments on RPC Rule Amendments
02/27
Yes, Virginia, We Want to Improve Your MCLE
02/25
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to JCEC Procedures and Policies

January 2020

01/31
Virginia State Bar Newsletter February 2020
01/14
The Hon. Junius P. Fulton III to Receive the 2020 Carrico Professionalism Award
01/13
VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Virginia Court of Appeals Vacancy
01/10
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules of Court
01/08
VSB Seeks Comments on Amendments to Classes of Membership Rule
01/08
Get on the Ballot for Bar Council Elections
01/07
Virginia State Bar Newsletter January 2020

December 2019

12/30
Changes Coming to Corporate Counsel Registration
12/16
Ethics Committee Seeks Comments on Proposed LEO and Rule Changes
12/13
Judge and Lawyer Well-being Program Launches New Website
12/10
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Amends Four Rules
12/09
Be a Leader at the Bar in 2020
12/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter December 2019

November 2019

11/08
President-Elect Buniva Seeks Applicants to Committees
11/01
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Two Rules, Adds One
11/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter November 2019

October 2019

10/31
Join the Disciplinary System
10/29
Serve Your Bar: Board and Committee Vacancies in 2020
10/28
Highlights of the October 25, 2019, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/24
Supreme Court of Virginia Rejects Proposed Amendment to Rule 3.8
10/18
“Our cause is righteous”: Annual Conference Educates and Honors Pro Bono Service
10/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends LEOs and Rules of Court
10/03
Jay B. Myerson Will Be VSB President for 2021-22
10/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter October 2019

September 2019

09/20
Comments Sought on Proposed Revisions to Clients’ Protection Fund Rules
09/10
Consumer Litigation Associates and Kelly Guzzo Honored for Pro Bono Work
09/09
SCOVA Advisory Committee Seeks Comments on Proposed Amendments
09/06
The Honorable Teresa M. Chafin Invested to the Supreme Court of Virginia
09/06
Herb Sebren of Tappahannock to Receive 2019 Powell Pro Bono Award
09/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter September 2019

August 2019

08/26
Virginia Lawyers: If You Need Business, We Need You!
08/21
VSB Website Offline Friday Night From 10:00 pm-3:00 am
08/09
Earn Free CLE for Eviction Helpline Training
08/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter August 2019
08/01
Virginia Senators and VSB Seek Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy

July 2019

07/31
Bar Disciplinary System Holds Annual Conference
07/29
Young Lawyers Conference Wins Prestigious National Award for the Second Year in a Row
07/24
VSB Offices Flooded
07/16
Virginia Corporate Counsel Given Guidance Regarding Pro Bono
07/16
Virginia Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program Releases 2019 Report
07/12
Call for Nominations: Pro Bono Awards for Individuals and Organizations
07/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
07/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter July 2019
07/01
Volunteers Sought for Bar Board and Committee Vacancies

June 2019

06/26
Jury Instructions Now Available on Virginia Court Website
06/24
Supreme Court of Virginia Advisory Committee Seeks Comments on Proposed Amendments
06/24
VSB Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $39,322.02 to Petitioners
06/19
Dues Statements Mailed: What’s Different This Year?
06/18
Sand, Sun, and Speeches: 2019 Annual Meeting Recap
06/17
Highlights of the June 13, 2019, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/15
Brian L. Buniva Is President-Elect for 2020-21
06/15
Marni E. Byrum Becomes President of the Virginia State Bar
06/13
Scam Involving Severance Agreement Targeting Lawyers
06/10
Legal Ethics Committee Seeks Comment on Safekeeping Property Rule
06/07
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule Governing Court Costs

May 2019

05/31
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves $30 Attorney Wellness Fund Fee
05/31
Virginia State Bar Newsletter June 2019
05/30
Chesterfield Courts Seek Input on Technology Upgrades and Digital Evidence
05/29
Health Law Section Announces Writing Competition Winners
05/24
Hill Tucker Bar Association Named 2019 Bar Association of the Year
05/24
Six Bar Associations Receive 2019 Awards of Merit
05/24
Barbara Anderson Receives Local Bar Leader of the Year Award
05/24
Newport News Lawyer Sarah M. Saville Wins Specialty Bar Leader of the Year Award
05/23
President’s Committee Releases Report on Lawyer Well-Being
05/16
John Randolph Nelson Receives Tradition of Excellence Award
05/16
Lawyers Engage with Medical-Legal Partnership
05/14
Nicolle Vasquez Del Favero Receives 2019 Young Lawyer of the Year Award
05/07
Pre-Law Institute Wins National Award
05/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter May 2019

April 2019

04/30
Michael HuYoung Receives 2019 Dunnaville Award
04/30
Zachary McDonnell Receives Oliver White Hill Award for Pro Bono Service
04/30
Palma Pustilnik Receives the 2019 Legal Aid Award
04/30
Bar Welcomes New Council Members
04/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends MCLE Rule
04/29
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends UPL Rules
04/26
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
04/26
Tom Edmonds Receives 2019 Rakes Leadership in Education Award
04/25
Chief Justice Lemons Reminds Lawyers to Report Pro Bono
04/18
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Access to Judicial Records Rule
04/16
Comment Sought on Amendments to Rules of Professional Conduct
04/12
Advisory Committee on Rules of Court Seeks Comment on Word “Shall” in Rules
04/10
Healthcare Decisions: Not Fun, But Necessary
04/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter April 2019
04/02
Candidates for 2019 Bar Council Elections, New Members in Uncontested Circuits Announced

March 2019

03/27
MCLE Board Seeks Comments on Amendments to MCLE Regulations
03/22
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comment on Proposed Change to Rule 3.8
03/13
The Bar’s Special Committee on the Future of Law Practice Releases Final Report
03/08
VSB Reopens Comment Period on Updated Amendments to Lawyer Discipline Rules
03/08
Peter W. Buchbauer Receives Family Law Section’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award
03/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter March 2019

February 2019

02/28
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $51,123 to Petitioners
02/26
Comments Sought on a Proposed Bylaw Amendment Regarding Committee
02/25
Highlights of the February 23, 2019, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
02/20
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Seeks Comment on Rule Amendments
02/15
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules on File Formats for Documents
02/13
Comments Sought on LEOs Pertaining to Lawyer Advertising, Virtual Law Offices, and Communication

January 2019

01/31
Virginia State Bar Newsletter February 2019
01/30
Nominate Your Colleagues for an Award in 2019
01/30
The Supreme Court of Virginia Orders Delay of Criminal Discovery Reforms
01/24
VSB Seeks Comments on Amendments to Paragraph 13
01/22
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Ann Bridgeforth Tribbey’s Reinstatement Petition on June 28, 2019
01/17
VSB Executive Director Reports on the VSB Clients’ Protection Fund Fee
01/14
Former VSB President David Paul Bobzien Dies
01/14
The Honorable M. Hannah Lauck to Receive the 2019 Professionalism Award
01/10
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Canons of Judicial Conduct
01/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter January 2019
01/02
Get a Head Start on your 2019 CLEs

December 2018

12/28
Five Ways to Start Doing Pro Bono in 2019
12/26
Get on the Ballot for Bar Council Elections
12/26
2018 Top Ten Virginia Access to Justice Achievements
12/20
‘Tis the Season for Honoring Your Colleagues
12/14
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Policy on PEDs in Court
12/13
Charlottesville Circuit Court Clerk’s Office Closed Jan. 2-4, 2019
12/13
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Three Rules, Rejects One
12/12
Virginia State Bar Announces Recommendation of New Bar Counsel
12/06
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $43,858.46 to Former Clients
12/03
Be a Leader in the VSB

November 2018

11/30
Virginia State Bar Newsletter December 2018
11/29
First Annual Law Student Wellness Summit Planned for February 2019
11/26
Virginia State Bar Boards and Committees Need You
11/13
MAP: Potential Clients are Looking for Virginia Lawyers
11/09
Lawyers: Check Your MCLE End of Year Report Today
11/09
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEOs 1885 and 1889
11/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter November 2018
11/01
SCOVA Approves Amended Rules in Bid to Encourage Lawyer Wellness
11/01
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules of Court

October 2018

10/31
MCLE Board Encourages Lawyer Well-being CLEs
10/31
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comments on Rule Regarding Digital Documents
10/30
Call to Serve: VSB President-Elect Seeks Applicants to Committees
10/29
Highlights of the October 26, 2018, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/24
Pro Bono Week: Lawyers Who Find the Time
10/19
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comments on Access to Judicial Records Rules
10/18
“We Are All in this Together”: Pro Bono Awards Celebration Honors Volunteer Legal Service
10/16
Public Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Rules of Professional Conduct
10/16
Virginia Attorneys Sought to Provide Online Pro Bono to North Carolina Survivors of Florence
10/05
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule 5:6A
10/03
Brian L. Buniva Will Be VSB President for 2020-21
10/02
Virginia State Bar Newsletter October 2018

September 2018

09/27
Join the Disciplinary System
09/21
Virginia Lawyers Providing Free Emergency Legal Services to Victims of Natural Disasters
09/20
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee & Statutory Amendment
09/19
Supreme Court of Virginia Committee Releases Report on Lawyer Wellness
09/19
Douglas B. Robelen Appointed Clerk of the Supreme Court of Virginia
09/18
Register Now for the 2018 VSB Annual Pro Bono Conference
09/17
Virginia State Bar Announces Retirement of Longtime Bar Counsel Ned Davis
09/14
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules 1A:1
09/13
Volunteers Sought for Emergency Legal Services
09/11
Fastcase Legal Research Resources Available During Hurricane
09/10
Safekeeping Documents During Hurricane Florence
09/10
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comments on Rule Changes
09/06
VSB Reimburses Virginians over $100,000 for Losses Caused by Lawyer Misconduct
09/05
Chief Justice Lemons Issues Statement on New Criminal Discovery Rules
09/05
Carrico Call for Entries
09/05
Virginia State Bar Newsletter September 2018

August 2018

08/31
Prince William County Bar Association Receives Frankie Muse Freeman Pro Bono Award
08/31
VSB Announces 2018 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award Recipient
08/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules 1:1, 1:11, and 3:20
08/29
2018 Leaders in the Law Announced
08/28
Justice Lemons Re-elected Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia
08/22
Virginia Free Legal Answers Celebrates Two Years of Online Pro Bono
08/15
VSB Young Lawyers Conference Wins National Awards Competition
08/01
Listen: Heath Talks Attorney Wellness on Podcast
08/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter August 2018

July 2018

07/30
Roanoke Hosts Bar Conference on Lawyer Discipline
07/26
Virginia Lawyers: Do You Have More Business Than You Can Handle?
07/23
VSB Members Reminded to Pay Dues by July 31
07/18
Call for Nominations: Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
07/18
Call for Nominations: Frankie Muse Freeman Organizational Pro Bono Award
07/02
Virginia State Bar Newsletter July 2018

June 2018

06/26
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Virginia Lawyer Referral Service Rules and Fee Structure
06/26
VSB Solo Practitioners Now Eligible for Group Health Insurance Rates
06/25
Volunteers Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
06/21
We Came, We Saw, We Mingled: 2018 Annual Meeting Recap
06/21
Virginia’s Appellate Courts Announce Mediation Pilot Projects
06/19
Highlights of the June 14, 2018, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/19
What’s Different on Your Dues Statement this Year?
06/16
Marni E. Byrum is President-Elect of the Virginia State Bar
06/16
Leonard C. Heath Jr. is President of the Virginia State Bar
06/13
Cheers to 80 Years!
06/12
VSB Clients’ Protection Fund Board Awards $19,440.00 to Former Clients
06/11
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Steven Frank Helm’s Reinstatement Petition November 16, 2018
06/08
UVA Law Sweeps Health Law Writing Competition
06/07
Last Call for Annual Meeting Online Registration
06/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter June 2018

May 2018

05/30
Virginia’s First Indian American Judge Receives Dunnaville Award
05/23
Virginia Department of Forensic Science Offers Free DNA Classes for Criminal Lawyers
05/22
Comments Sought on Proposed Revisions to Unauthorized Practice of Law Rules
05/22
Comments Sought on Proposed Revisions to Imputed Disqualification Rule
05/22
Comments Sought on Proposed Revisions to Conflict of Interest Rule
05/21
MCLE Board Seeks Comments on “Opinion 19 Lawyer Well-Being”
05/21
Roanoke and Prince William County Bar Associations Win 2018 Awards of Merit
05/18
Fairfax Bar Association Named 2018 Bar Association of the Year
05/17
Jay Myerson of Reston Wins Local Bar Leader of the Year Award
05/16
Nominations Open for the Fellows of the Virginia Law Foundation
05/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter May 2018

April 2018

04/30
Dipti Pidikiti-Smith Receives VSB Legal Aid Award
04/30
Charu Kulkarni Receives Oliver White Hill Award for Pro Bono Service
04/30
Council Members Announced
04/30
Stephen A. Isaacs Awarded Rakes Leadership in Education Award
04/30
Charles H. Slemp III Receives Young Lawyer of the Year Award
04/27
Senators and VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy
04/26
Gray Hanes of Reed Smith LLP Receives 30th Annual Tradition of Excellence Award
04/24
80th Annual Meeting Registration Is Open
04/20
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1750 on Advertising and Solicitation
04/17
Comments Sought on Revised Proposed Supreme Court Rule Amendment on Limited Scope Representation
04/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Amendments to CRESPA References in Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13
04/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules 5:1 and 5:33
04/13
April Issue of Virginia Lawyer Magazine is Out
04/13
National Healthcare Decisions Day Focuses Spotlight on Advance Planning
04/10
Calling All Lawyers: Panel Members Needed
04/06
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule 5:7
04/05
Virginia Lawyer Referral Service Launches Online Portal for Increased Access
04/05
Public Comment Sought on Proposed Change to Rule 3.8
04/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter April 2018
04/02
Voting Open for 2018 VSB Council Elections

March 2018

03/22
Mitchell D. Broudy Receives Family Law Service Award
03/19
Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board Awarded $45,522.25
03/14
Pat McConnell of Fairfax Receives Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award
03/14
Committee on Lawyer Discipline Seeks Comments on Two Proposed Rule Revisions
03/08
Nominations Sought for Committee Vacancies
03/07
VSB Answers FAQs about Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting
03/06
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comments on Criminal Discovery Reform
03/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter March 2018

February 2018

02/28
Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting as Complement to Virginia Rule of Professional Conduct 6.1
02/26
Highlights of the February 24, 2018, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
02/21
Hot off the Presses
02/13
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Review Panels
02/13
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to Guardian Ad Litem Cost Assessment
02/09
South Dakota Bar Releases Video Series on Mental Health for Lawyers
02/08
VSB Seeks Candidates for Council
02/02
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
02/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter February 2018

January 2018

01/31
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule 5:7
01/30
Date Change for Federal Judicial Interviews Announced
01/26
Senators and VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy
01/26
Judge Martin F. Clark, Jr. Receives the Carrico Professionalism Award
01/24
VSB Seeks Nominations for MCLE Board Seat
01/18
Alice T. Armstrong Succeeds John T. Tucker III as Court of Appeals Chief Staff Attorney
01/17
Progress in Criminal Discovery Reform
01/16
Comments Sought on Proposed Revision of Rule 1.1 Regarding Competence
01/16
Civil Rights Legend Frankie Muse Freeman Passes at 101
01/16
Comments Sought on Proposed LEO Concerning Duty of Court-Appointed Lawyers and Parental Rights
01/11
Tucker Martin Joins McGuireWoods Consulting
01/11
Free Training Materials Offered to Lawyers Doing Pro Bono Work
01/05
Virginia Law Foundation Names New President
01/04
Spam Targets VSB Members
01/04
Virginia State Bar News, January 2018
01/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Announces New Digital Subscription Service

December 2017

12/29
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Emeritus Rule to Encourage Pro Bono Service
12/27
Howard Wesley Dobbins
12/21
VSB Seeks Nominations for At-large Council Seat
12/20
VSB Welcomes Crista Gantz to the role of Access to Legal Services Director
12/18
Virginia Lawyer Magazine Mailed Out
12/14
FRAUD ALERT: Email Targeting Lawyers
12/07
Soyoure18.com Goes Live
12/06
Comments Sought on Proposed Supreme Court Rule Amendment Regarding Limited Scope Representation

November 2017

11/30
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2017
11/27
Ethics Committee Reconsiders Proposed LEO 1888
11/17
Comments Sought on Amendment to CRESPA References in Procedure for Disciplining Attorneys
11/17
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to Procedure for Disciplining Attorneys
11/03
Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board Awarded $38,168.33
11/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2017

October 2017

10/31
Highlights of the October 27, 2017, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/30
Volunteers Sought for VSB Committees
10/30
Nominations Sought for District Committee Vacancies
10/30
Highlights of the October 27, 2017, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/23
Nominations Sought for Virginia Law Foundation Board
10/20
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule
10/16
Lemons, Wilkinson to Receive Rule of Law Day Awards from Virginia Holocaust Museum
10/11
Registration Is Open for a Free CLE Pro Bono Webinar:
10/04
ABA Seeks Pro Bono Lawyers to Assist with Legal Issues from Puerto Rico and USVI Hurricanes
10/03
Fastcase Introduces Automatic Citation Linking for Legal Documents
10/02
VSB Seeks Representative for the ABA House of Delegates
10/02
Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2017

September 2017

09/28
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Clients’ Protection Fund Rule
09/26
October Designated Pro Bono Month by Governor McAuliffe
09/22
VSB’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics Seeking Public Comment on LEOs
09/20
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Anne Marston Lynch Wilber’s Reinstatement Petition December 8, 2017
09/18
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to the Clients’ Protection Fund Sunset Provision
09/11
McGuireWoods Receives Frankie Muse Freeman Pro Bono Award
09/06
VSB Announces 2017 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award Recipient
09/05
Virginia State Bar E-News, September 2017
09/01
Senators and VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy

August 2017

08/31
Texas Supreme Court Allows Out-of-State Lawyers to Help
08/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1887
08/30
Hurricane Harvey Legal Aid Fund
08/24
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Opinion Regarding Remote Courses
08/23
VSB Young Lawyers Conference Wins Two First Places at ABA Awards
08/22
Virginia.freelegalanswers.org Passes 1,150 Users on Its First Anniversary
08/18
Clients’ Protection Fund Awards $66,392.99 to People Defrauded by Virginia Lawyers
08/17
Registration Now Open for the 2017 Pro Bono Conference
08/16
Chief Justices Recommend Report on Lawyer Well-Being
08/15
VSB President Doris Henderson Causey’s Statement on Charlottesville
08/14
Katie Uston is New President of National Organization of Bar Counsel
08/14
Anthem Leaving Individual Market
08/07
Office of the Attorney General Creates Legal Resource for Military Personnel
08/02
Scam Alert Involving Cashier’s Checks Sent to a Non-Client from a Law Firm
08/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, August 2017

July 2017

07/17
Register Now for Free Seminar: Bridging the Justice Gap through Pro Bono

June 2017

06/30
Virginia State Bar E-News, July 2017
06/29
OAG, Department of Veterans Services and VSB Offer Legal Clinic for Veterans
06/23
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
06/22
VSB Seeks Nominations for Two Pro Bono Awards
06/20
2017 Annual Meeting Featured Remarkable Words and Moments
06/19
Highlights of the June 15, 2017, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
06/17
Leonard C. Heath Jr. is President-Elect of the VSB
06/17
Doris Henderson Causey is President of the Virginia State Bar
06/14
CLSBA Honors Bar Associations
06/13
Historic VSB Annual Meeting Begins Thursday in Virginia Beach
06/07
Karl A. Doss, VSB Director of Access to Legal Services, Receives Harold Marsh Sr. Community Service
06/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, June 2017

May 2017

05/31
Two Weeks Until the Historic 79th Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach
05/26
YLC Names Co-recipients of the Young Lawyer of the Year Award
05/25
Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Named Bar Association of the Year
05/24
ALERT: Compromised E-mail/Wire Instructions Fraud Continues to Target Real Estate Attorneys
05/23
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendment to Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia
05/22
Heather Scott Miller Receives Local Bar Leader of the Year Award
05/19
Andrew J. Reinhardt to Receive First Specialty Bar Leader of the Year Award
05/17
Historic VSB Annual Meeting One Month Away
05/16
Be Aware of Phishing Scam
05/16
Joseph A. Condo to Receive VSB Diversity Award
05/12
Angela Ciolfi Receives Legal Aid Award from Virginia State Bar
05/11
UVa Student to Receive Oliver Hill Pro Bono Award
05/10
Annual Meeting Hosts First Debate between Attorney General of Virginia Candidates
05/09
University of Richmond Law School Students Donate Over 6,000 Hours of Legal Service
05/08
Penny Baber is Recipient of Tradition of Excellence Award
05/03
Council Members Announced
05/02
Call for Attorney Volunteers to Serve on Medical Malpractice Review Panels
05/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, May 2017

April 2017

04/26
Board Seeking Comments on Proposed Changes to Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Standards
04/24
From Disparaging Trademarks to Death Row: Eleven Original CLEs in One Meeting
04/19
Supreme Court of Virginia to Implement Appellate Judge Evaluations
04/18
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Advertising Rules
04/18
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
04/13
Statewide Bar Associations Oppose Defunding of the Legal Services Corporation
04/11
John M. Levy
04/10
Voting Open for 2017 VSB Council Elections
04/05
Annual Meeting Registration Is Open
04/05
Professional Entities Are Reminded to Register with the VSB
04/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, April 2017

March 2017

03/29
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules Governing Appeals
03/23
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1885
03/21
Lawyers without Rights Exhibit at W&L
03/20
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1887
03/20
The Honorable Joseph E. Spruill Jr.
03/17
Registration now open for webinar: Who Pays for Nursing Home Care and What Happens When No One Pays?
03/14
Virginia.freelegalanswers.org Reaches Early Milestone
03/13
Cheshire I’Anson Eveleigh Receives Family Law Service Award
03/10
Joseph A. Condo Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Family Law
03/09
Law Professor James E. Moliterno Receives the Virginia State Bar Leadership in Education Award
03/01
March Designated As Mediation Month
03/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, March 2017

February 2017

02/27
Highlights of the February 25, 2017, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
02/15
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
02/08
Philip J. Hirschkop Receives Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award
02/03
Historic Presidents
02/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, February 2017

January 2017

01/31
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
01/30
Council Elections
01/08
VSB Closed Monday Due to Inclement Weather
01/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2017

December 2016

12/15
Supreme Court of Virginia Acts on Rules, Judicial Canons, Ethics Opinion
12/15
Online MCLE Certification Deadline Extended Until Midnight
12/02
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to CPF Rules
12/01
Alert: E-mail Scam Targeting Lawyers
12/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2016

November 2016

11/28
Nominations Sought for Committee Vacancies
11/17
Pro Bono Opportunity in Hampton Roads
11/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Adds Rule Regarding Specialty Dockets
11/08
Registration Open for Free Pro Bono CLE Webinar
11/07
Fastcase 7 Legal Research Tool Now Available to VSB Members
11/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves Legal Ethics Opinions
11/02
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
11/01
Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2016

October 2016

10/31
National Civil Rights Pioneer Accepts Award in Her Honor at VSB Pro Bono Conference
10/27
Volunteers Sought for VSB Committees
10/13
Nominations Sought for District Committee Vacancies
10/13
2017 High School Essay Competition Explores Transgender Legal Issues
10/11
Highlights of the Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
10/03
Virginia State Bar E-News, October 2016

September 2016

09/30
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves Rule Changes and Legal Ethics Opinion 1884
09/30
VSB Seeking Comments on Proposed Amendments to Lawyer Advertising Rules
09/29
VSB Ethics Committee Approves Ethics Opinion on Supervisory Duties Regarding Lawyer Impairment
09/26
VSB Announces Recipient of Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Pro Bono Award
09/23
ABA Cites Virginia Ethics Opinion in Journal Article
09/19
Website Notice
09/15
VSB Seeking Comments on Future of Law Report
09/13
VSB Pro Bono Conference Coming in October
09/13
Oblon Elected to Represent the 17th Circuit
09/12
Legal Ethics Opinions Withdrawn