News and Information
January 01, 2015

Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2015

The Committee on Lawyer Discipline is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to Part Six, Section IV, Paragraph 13-24 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Virginia State Bar President-elect Edward L. Weiner is requesting applications for VSB committees. The application deadline is February 27, and terms start July 1.

Volunteers are needed to fill vacancies on the VSB’s boards and committees. Please submit nominations, along with a brief resume, by March 27 to

The Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline calls for nominations for district committee vacancies to be filled by Council in June. 

The 45th Annual Criminal Law Seminar, sponsored by the VSB Criminal Law Section and Virginia CLE, is scheduled for February 6, 2015, in Charlottesville and February 13, 2015, in Williamsburg. Early registration deadline is January 23.

Tickets are available for the January 27, 2015, Young Lawyers Conference Annual Bench-Bar Dinner honoring women and minorities in the legal profession.

The Conference of Local Bar Associations is accepting nominations for Awards of Merit, the Local Bar Leader of the Year Award, and the Bar Association of the Year Award.

Updated: Dec 30, 2014