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June 15, 2019

Brian L. Buniva Is President-Elect for 2020-21

Brian L. Buniva of Richmond is the Virginia State Bar’s new president-elect. Buniva was sworn in at the Annual Meeting on June 15 and will succeed President Marni E. Byrum for the 2020-21 term.

Buniva has practiced law for almost 40 years, including working for the Virginia Attorney General’s Office, solo practice, practicing in small, medium-sized and large firms, as an “in-house” counsel for an international manufacturing company, and in his current role at B.L. Buniva Strategic Advisor, PLLC.

Buniva has served on Bar Council and the council’s Executive Committee and has chaired the Administrative Law and Environmental Law Sections for both the VSB and the Virginia Bar Association. He served for many years as co-chair of the VSB Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations. 

In his role on council he stated, “My goals are to be a servant leader, protect the public, enhance the standing of our profession, improve access to justice, and be a voice for the independence of lawyers and the judiciary.”

A graduate of Georgetown University, Buniva received his law degree from the University of Richmond.

Updated: Jun 06, 2019