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June 22, 2021

Highlights of the June 18 VSB Council Meeting

At its meeting on June 18, 2021, in Virginia Beach, the Virginia State Bar Council heard the following significant reports and took the following actions.

Proposed Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinion 218

Council unanimously approved draft Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinion 218: Does the uniform power of attorney act authorize a non-lawyer agent/attorney-in-fact to represent the principal in court? The proposed opinion will be presented to the Supreme Court of Virginia for approval.

2021–22 VSB President Installation

Due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions in Virginia, the 82nd Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting was hosted in a hybrid format. Annual Meeting CLEs were held virtually June 14–15. Awards recognition, Executive Committee and Council meetings, and the 2021–22 VSB president induction were held in Virginia Beach on June 17–18 in person by invitation only. Jay B. Myerson was sworn into office at the conclusion of the June 18, 2021, Council meeting. Stephanie E. Grana is president-elect for 2021–22, and will take over the presidency of the Bar in June 2022. 

Updated: Jun 22, 2021