News and Information

December 2020

12/01
CLE Deadline Looms, but Here’s a Holiday Gift from the VSB

November 2020

11/30
Senators and VSB Seek Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy
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