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April 21, 2022

Applications Sought for 18th Circuit Council Vacancy

A volunteer is needed to serve as a representative for the Eighteenth Circuit on the Virginia State Bar Council

The seat is open because of the passing of John K. Zwerling of Alexandria on March 27, 2022.

Virginia lawyers who wish to apply must be active members in good standing of the 18th Circuit as of April 18, 2022. If more than one attorney applies, we will hold an election for the seat.

To apply, a lawyer must:

  • file a nominating petition signed by not fewer than ten other members eligible to vote in the circuit, 
  • write a statement of qualifications not exceeding 150 words, and
  • provide a digital headshot. 

File these three things with Karen Gould, the executive director, at on or before May 2, 2022. 

Appointment will be for the terms specified:

The unexpired term is effective immediately; the term ends June 30, 2024.  May serve two consecutive 3-year terms after unexpired term.

Updated: Apr 21, 2022