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January 05, 2021

Nominating Committee: Board and Committee Vacancies

Virginia lawyers – active and in good standing – are needed to serve on Virginia State Bar boards and committees beginning this year. 

The chosen applicants will oversee the Clients’ Protection Fund and the Bar’s judicial candidate evaluations, interviewing candidates for vacancies on the bench. The Bar also seeks Bar Council members interested in serving on the Executive Committee. 

Interested lawyers should send a brief statement of interest and a résumé by March 26, 2021, by email to Asha Holloman or mail to: VSB Nominating Committee, c/o Asha Holloman, Virginia State Bar, 1111 East Main Street, Suite 700, Richmond, VA 23219-0026.

The Nominating Committee will refer applicants to the full Bar Council for consideration at its June meeting. Appointments are made by Council.

All appointments begin on July 1, 2021. Vacancies include:

Executive Committee of Bar Council:

  • 6 lawyer vacancies (4 current members are not eligible for reappointment; 2 current members are eligible for reappointment)
  • Filled from ranks of the Bar Council
  • 1-year terms with potential reappointment

Clients’ Protection Fund Board:  

  • 3 lawyer vacancies (1 current at-large member who is not eligible for reappointment; 1 current at-large member and one current member from the 7th disciplinary district who are eligible for reappointment) 
  • May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms

Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee:  

  • 4 vacancies (2 current members from the 2nd and 7th disciplinary districts are not eligible for reappointment; 1 at-large member is not eligible for reappointment; 1 at-large member has been elevated to the bench).

American Bar Association Delegates:  

3 lawyer vacancies (2 current members are not eligible for reappointment; 1 current member is eligible for reappointment)

  • Appointment by Bar Council
  • May serve 3 consecutive 2-year terms
  • Term commences September 1, 2021

Learn more about other Bar Service Opportunities.

Updated: Mar 09, 2021