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November 24, 2015

Nominations Sought For Committee Vacancies

Volunteers are needed to serve the Virginia State Bar’s boards and committees.  The Nominating Committee will refer nominees to the VSB Council for consideration at its June meeting.

Vacancies in 2016 are listed below.  All appointments will be for the terms specified, beginning on July 1, 2016, unless otherwise noted.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:  6 vacancies (1 current member is not eligible for reappointment, and 5 current members are eligible for reappointment).  Filled from ranks of the council for 1-year terms, by council appointment.   

CLIENTS’ PROTECTION FUND BOARD:  7 vacancies (2 current lawyer members from the 2nd and 5th disciplinary districts are not eligible for reelection; 3 current lawyer members from the 1st, 4th and 9th disciplinary districts are eligible for reelection; 1 current lawyer member at-large is not eligible for reelection; and 1 current lay member at-large is not eligible for reelection).  May serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms.  Appointment by council.

JUDICIAL CANDIDATE EVALUATION COMMITTEE:  4 lawyer vacancies (of which 2 vacancies are to be filled by a member from the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th or 8th  judicial circuits; 1 vacancy is to be filled by a member from the 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th or 14th judicial circuits and 1 member at-large vacancy).  May serve 1 full 3-year term.  Appointment by council.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION DELEGATES:  1 lawyer vacancy (1 current member is eligible for reappointment).  May serve 3 consecutive 2-year terms.  Appointment by council.  Term commences September 1, 2016.

Nominations, along with a brief résumé, should be sent by March 11, 2016, to:

VSB Nominating Committee
c/o Asha Holloman
Virginia State Bar
1111 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
Updated: Nov 24, 2015