News and Information

September 2021

09/24
Naveed Kalantar, Matthew Foster, and Derek Davis to Serve on Bar Council
09/20
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Twenty-Eighth Emergency Order Due to COVID
09/20
Comments Sought on Prosecutor’s Communication with Represented Victim
09/15
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinion 218
09/14
Notice: Lawyers Receive Emails from Impostor Account Posing as VSB
09/13
Two Circuits Will Hold Elections for Bar Council
09/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules of Court Effective Immediately
09/02
VSB News September 2021
09/01
VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Supreme Court of Virginia Vacancy

August 2021

08/30
Greater Richmond Bar Foundation Receives Frankie Muse Freeman Pro Bono Award
08/26
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Twenty-Seventh Emergency Order Due to COVID
08/25
Charlie Phillips Receives 2021 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
08/23
VSB Seeks Comments on Judicial Candidate Evaluation Exemption from VFOIA
08/19
Volunteers Sought for VSB Disciplinary Board Vacancies
08/13
Supreme Court of Virginia Oral Arguments Continue Remotely
08/13
Court Amends MCLE Rule to Include Elimination of Bias
08/09
Young Lawyers Conference Wins Prestigious National Award
08/05
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Twenty-Sixth Emergency Order Due to COVID
08/02
VSB News August 2021

July 2021

07/28
Clients’ Protection Fund Pays Almost $400,000 in Last Fiscal Year
07/26
Special Election Held for Three Bar Council Spots
07/26
Volunteers Sought for Council at-large and MCLE Board Vacancies
07/07
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Twenty-Fifth Emergency Order Due to COVID
07/06
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $182,280.00 on Twelve Petitions
07/02
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Public Comment on Amendments to Canons of Judicial Conduct
07/01
VSB News July 2021

June 2021

06/29
VSB Seeking Public Comment on Two Proposed LEOs and One Rule Change
06/29
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Twenty-Fourth COVID Emergency Order
06/29
Court of Appeals of Virginia Issues Sixth COVID-19 Order
06/28
Virginia’s Seventh Constitution Celebrates 50th Anniversary
06/25
VSB Offices Will Not Fully Reopen to the Public September 7th
06/23
Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to Rules of Court
06/23
VSB Proposes Changes to Review of Agreed Disciplinary Dispositions
06/22
Highlights of the June 18 VSB Council Meeting
06/22
Edward L. Chambers Jr. Receives Inaugural Memorial Award
06/18
Stephanie Grana Is VSB President Elect
06/18
Jay B. Myerson Is VSB President for 2021-22
06/17
CLSBA Recognizes 12 Bars and Seven Projects for Service to the Profession and the Commonwealth
06/16
Jeannie P. Dahnk Receives the Virginia State Bar Leadership in Education Award
06/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Twenty-Third COVID Emergency Order
06/15
Annual License Renewals Mailed: What’s New this Year?
06/14
Bar Office Remains Closed to the Public
06/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter June 2021
06/01
M. Bryan Slaughter Receives Local Bar Leader of the Year Award
06/01
The Alexandria Bar Association Named 2021 Bar Association of the Year

May 2021

05/27
Comments Sought on Plan to Raise Cap on Awards to Clients Harmed by Lawyers to $100,000
05/27
Amy Disel Allman Receives the 2021 Legal Aid Award
05/26
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues 22nd COVID-19 Emergency Order
05/26
Nooreen Reza of UVA Receives 2021 Student Pro Bono Award 2021
05/25
Christina Compagnone Receives VSB Young Lawyer of the Year Award
05/24
Notice: Lawyers Receive Emails from Impostor Account Posing as VSB
05/17
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends COVID Order
05/17
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1878 and Amends Paragraph 13
05/14
Carrico Outstanding Career Service Recipients Named for 2019 and 2020
05/05
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules Affecting Bar Officers and Trial Procedures
05/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues 21st Judicial Emergency
05/03
Virginia State Bar Newsletter May 2021

April 2021

04/30
Winners Announced in Bar Council Elections
04/30
Virginia Lawyer Referral Increases Revenues for Lawyers While Helping Virginians
04/29
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules of Court Effective Immediately
04/22
Highlights of the April 21 VSB Council Meeting
04/19
82nd Annual Meeting Registration Is Open
04/12
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Twentieth COVID Emergency Order
04/12
Three Circuits Will Hold Elections for Bar Council
04/09
Henrico and Richmond Lawyers and Legal Employees Now Eligible for COVID Vaccine
04/01
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Parts Five and Five A of the Rules of the Court
04/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter April 2021

March 2021

03/24
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $134,080.85 on Seven Petitions
03/16
VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Virginia Court of Appeals Vacancies
03/15
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Nineteenth COVID Emergency Order
03/11
Western District of Virginia Judicial Candidate Evaluations Postponed
03/09
Paul F. Nichols Receives Family Law Section’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award
03/03
U.S. Senators Seek Candidates for U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Vacancy
03/03
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues 18th Judicial Order Due to COVID
03/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter March 2021
03/01
Highlights of the February 27 VSB Council Meeting

February 2021

02/26
Spring into Pro Bono Action: Great CLEs in March
02/25
VSB Ethics Committee Seeks Comments on UPL Opinion
02/25
Bar Council Elections: Are You In the Correct Circuit?
02/24
SCOVA Amends Article II, Section 6-A of the Constitution of Virginia
02/22
Virginia Court of Appeals Issues Fifth Emergency Order Due to COVID
02/19
Senators and VSB Seek Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy
02/19
VSB Offices will open at 10:00 due to Inclement Weather
02/17
VSB Offices Closed Due Inclement Weather
02/16
Call for Nominations for Legal Aid and Law Student Pro Bono Awards
02/12
VSB Offices Closed Due to Snow
02/08
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues 17th Emergency Order Due to COVID
02/05
All Lawyers Asked to Check their MCLE Compliance
02/01
Virginia State Bar Newsletter February 2021
02/01
VSB Office Opening Late Due to Inclement Weather

January 2021

01/26
Fourth Circuit Seeks Comments on Increase in Attorney Admission Fee
01/19
Supreme Court of Virginia Declares 16th Judicial Emergency
01/15
Supreme Court of Virginia Declares Judicial Emergency
01/12
Lawyers Are in Phase 1c of COVID Vaccine Schedule
01/12
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1850 and Amends Rules
01/12
VSB Offices Partially Closed January 12
01/07
Statement of Virginia State Bar President Brian L. Buniva
01/06
New Virginia Lawyers Sworn In During Virtual A&O Ceremony
01/06
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1890 and Amends Rule 4.2, Comment [7]
01/06
Virginia State Bar Newsletter January 2021
01/05
Be a Leader at the Bar in 2021
01/05
Nominating Committee: Board and Committee Vacancies
01/05
Get on the Ballot for Bar Council Elections