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November 01, 2014

Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2014

Voting is open for the election of president-elect of the Virginia State Bar. Ballots are due by December 1.

Experienced judges and lawyers will provide practice tips at the First Day in Practice seminar. The December 2 seminar is sponsored by the VSB General Practice Section and the Young Lawyers Conference. Six CLE credits, two ethics (pending). Space is limited.

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

Save the date:

  • The Young Lawyers Conference has set the Celebration of Women and Minorities in the Legal Profession Bench Bar Dinner for Tuesday, January 27, 2015. The dinner will be at the Jepson Alumni Center at the University of Richmond.
  • 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.

The VSB is seeking nominations for the following awards:

Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award
Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award
Family Law Service Award
William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award

Updated: Nov 03, 2014