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January 19, 2022

Supreme Court of Virginia Seeks Lawyers for Med Mal Review Panels

​The Supreme Court of Virginia has asked the Virginia State Bar to provide a list of Virginia lawyers willing to serve on Medical Malpractice Review Panels (MMRPs).

Attorneys who are interested in serving should submit a letter of interest and a resume to: Karen A. Gould, Executive Director, Virginia State Bar at mmrp@vsb.org.

To be qualified to serve, a lawyer must be: (1) impartial, (2) an active in-good-standing member of the Virginia State Bar, and (3) actively practicing.

Members will serve a 3-year term, beginning July 1, 2022, and terms are staggered with one-third of the members to be rotated off each year. Further information on the MMRP process can be found at Va. Code § 8.01-581.3. The Medical Malpractice Rules of Practice can be found in Volume 11 of the Code and online here.  

If you have questions, please contact Ms. Gould at 804-775-0550 or gould@vsb.org.

Updated: Jan 19, 2022