News and Information

December 2022

12/02
VSB Offices Closing at 4:00 on December 2
12/01
VSB News December 2022

November 2022

11/30
An Overview of VSB Volunteer Opportunities
11/28
VSB Seeking Public Comment on Proposed UPL 219
11/22
President-elect Chidi I. James Seeks Members for VSB Committees
11/21
Join the Disciplinary System
11/18
Volunteers Sought for VSB Board and Committee Vacancies
11/10
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules of Court; Adds New Rule
11/10
VSB Offices Closing at 3:45 on November 10
11/09
Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $27,230.00 on Six Petitions
11/01
VSB News November 2022

October 2022

10/31
VSB Offices Closing at 4:15 on October 31
10/28
Justice Thomas P. Mann Investiture to Be Held November 1
10/26
Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Part Six, Sect. IV, Paragraph 13-25(C)
10/24
Highlights of the October 21 VSB Council Meeting
10/11
Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Elects New Representative
10/03
VSB News October 2022

September 2022

09/29
VSB Seeks Comments on Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rules Regarding Clarification of “Shall”
09/19
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEOs 1897 and 1898, and amends Rule 1:5
09/16
Constitution Day 2022
09/16
VSB Seeks Comments on Conflicts Representing Children and Parents in Personal Injury Cases
09/13
Lonnie D. Nunley, III Receives 2022 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
09/12
Volunteers Sought for VSB Vacancies
09/09
Cameron Rountree Named Executive Director of Virginia State Bar
09/07
Highlights of the September 7 VSB Special Council Meeting
09/07
Robert B. Altizer Sr. 1950–2022
09/01
Justice Stephen R. McCullough to Co-Chair the Virginia Access to Justice Commission
09/01
VSB News September 2022

August 2022

08/24
​Clients’ Protection Fund Pays $127,061 in Last Fiscal Year
08/10
VSB Seeks Applicants for 18th Circuit Council Vacancy
08/01
VSB News August 2022

July 2022

07/29
Bar Disciplinary System Hosts 40th Annual Conference
07/22
VSB Seeks Comments on proposed amendments to Supreme Court Rules defining judicial class members
07/20
Young Lawyers Conference wins four 2021-2022 ABA Awards of Achievement
07/13
VSB Member Portal Outage – RESOLVED

June 2022

06/30
VSB News July 2022
06/29
Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $79,871.40 on Twelve Petitions
06/28
Chesterfield Circuit and General District Courts Now Closed through Wednesday
06/24
Chidi James to Step into Role of VSB President-elect July 1
06/22
Due to the risk of severe weather, the VSB office will close at 3:30 pm on June 22, 2022
06/22
General Assembly Elects Two New Justices to Supreme Court
06/21
Highlights of the June 16 VSB Council Meeting
06/17
Stephanie E. Grana of Richmond Sworn-in as VSB President
06/10
Joel McClellan Elected to Bar Council
06/01
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Judicial Canons
06/01
VSB News June 2022
06/01
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Seeks Comment on Rules
06/01
Military Law Section Presents 2022 Pro Bono Awards

May 2022

05/31
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Fortieth Emergency Order Due to COVID
05/31
Daniel Frankl Receives 2022 Local Bar Leader of the Year Award
05/27
VSB Offices and VLRS Closing Early Friday; Closed Monday
05/27
VSB Seeks Comment on Use of Conversion Clause in Flat Fee Agreements
05/26
Nicholas Gehrig to Represent Eighteenth Judicial Circuit on Council
05/26
Local and Specialty Bar Associations Receive 2022 Awards of Merit
05/26
Virginia Bar Association Receives 2022 Lawyer Wellness Award
05/25
Virginia Beach Bar Association Named 2022 Bar Association of the Year
05/25
G. Rex Flynn of Arlington 2022 Specialty Bar Leader of the Year
05/24
Technology and the Future Practice of Law Committee Releases 2022 Report
05/19
Honorable Donald W. Lemons Receives 2022 Carrico Outstanding Career Service Award
05/17
Virginia Law Foundation Seeks Nominees for Fellows Class
05/11
VSB to Unveil a New Lawyer Portal and Website in Summer 2022
05/09
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Comment on Action When Constitutionality of Law Challenged
05/05
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Is Seeking Representation from Ninth Disciplinary District
05/04
VSB News May 2022
05/03
VSB Executive Director Karen Gould Announces Her Retirement
05/03
Dean of William & Mary Law School A. Benjamin Spencer Receives Leadership in Education Award
05/03
Providence Napoleon Posthumously Awarded Dunnaville Achievement Award
05/03
Courtney M. Frazier Receives Young Lawyer of the Year Award
05/02
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues 39th Judicial Emergency Order
05/02
Jessica Choate Receives Oliver White Hill Award for Pro Bono Service
05/02
Jennifer Locke Receives the 2022 Virginia Legal Aid Award

April 2022

04/29
Bar Council Welcomes 22 New Leaders
04/29
Virginia Has a New IOLTA Rule and Participation Is Easy
04/27
VSB Seeks Comment on Proposed Practice Management Assistance Program
04/26
The Hon. Donald W. Lemons Receives 2022 Carrico Professionalism Award
04/26
VADOC to Implement New Mail Protocols to Reduce Contraband Smuggling
04/25
William T. Wilson Receives 2022 Chambers Award
04/21
Applications Sought for 18th Circuit Council Vacancy
04/20
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1894 Effective Immediately
04/20
Michael L. Rigsby Sr. to Receive the 2022 Tradition of Excellence Award
04/15
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues 38th Judicial Emergency Order
04/12
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Safety Protocols
04/05
VSB News April 2022
04/01
Virginia Tech Seeks Estate Planning Attorneys for Farm/Forest Legacy Planning

March 2022

03/31
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Seeks Comments on Rule Changes
03/30
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $38,810.00 on Twelve Petitions
03/28
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Thirty Seventh Judicial Emergency Order
03/25
Virginia State Bar Seeks Comment on Cryptocurrency Ethics
03/24
Ronald S. Evans Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Family Law
03/23
Rick Chess and Ron Wiley Dual Recipients of 2022 Traver Award
03/22
Daniel L. Gray Receives Family Law Service Award
03/16
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves IOLTA Changes
03/16
Chidi I. James to be President-elect of Virginia State Bar
03/16
Two Weeks to Get on Bar Council Ballot
03/07
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Thirty-Sixth Emergency COVID Order
03/04
Legal Services Corporation Grants Available for Civil Litigation
03/01
VSB News March 2022

February 2022

02/28
Highlights of the February 26 VSB Council Meeting
02/11
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Thirty-Fifth Emergency COVID Order
02/09
Supreme Court of Virginia to Resume In Person Oral Argument
02/09
Call for Nominations for Legal Aid and Law Student Pro Bono Awards
02/08
Standing Committee on Legal Ethics to Offer Guidance on How Split Settlements Affects Practitioners
02/07
Supreme Court of Virginia Corrects Rule 5:37
02/07
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Two At-large Members for Bar Council
02/03
Senate Bill Affecting Disciplinary System Fails
02/02
Court of Appeals of Virginia Issues Seventh COVID-19 Order
02/01
VSB News February 2022
02/01
Virginia JLAP Establishes Fund in Honor of George Harrison Hettrick

January 2022

01/21
VSB Seeks Comment on Conflicts Representing Minors in Personal Injury Cases
01/21
VSB Seeks Comment on Ethics of Replying All to Email with Opposing Party
01/20
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Thirty-fourth COVID-19 Order
01/19
Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Lawyers for Med Mal Review Panels
01/11
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1896 and Amends Rules
01/11
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Jeremy Clyde St. James Sharp’s Reinstatement Petition March 25, 2022
01/05
VSB News January 2022
01/04
Get on the Ballot for Bar Council Elections
01/04
The Hon. S. Bernard Goodwyn New Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Virginia
01/03
VSB Office Opening at 10:15 on January 4
01/03
The Supreme Court of Virginia Will Hear Oral Argument Remotely for January Session
01/03
VSB Offices Closed Due Inclement Weather