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July 01, 2019

Volunteers Sought for Bar Board and Committee Vacancies

Volunteers are needed to serve the Virginia State Bar’s boards and committees. The Nominating Committee will refer interested lawyers to Bar Council for consideration at its October meeting. All final appointments are made by the Supreme Court of Virginia, and new appointees may serve 2 consecutive 3-year terms. 

Vacancies in 2020 are listed below. All appointments will be for the terms specified, beginning on July 1, 2020.

Council Members at Large:
3 lawyer vacancies 

One at-large member is not eligible and 2 at-large members are eligible for reappointment to a second term.

Disciplinary Board:
5 lawyer vacancies and 2 lay member vacancies 

One lawyer member is not eligible and 4 current members are eligible for reappointment to a second term. One lay member is not eligible and 1 lay member is eligible for reappointment to a second term.
Prior district committee service is required. 
New this year: a writing sample, responding to the hypothetical disciplinary vignette, must be submitted to be considered. 

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board:
5 lawyer vacancies 

One member is not eligible and 4 current members are eligible for reappointment to a second term.

A letter of interest and a brief résumé, along with the writing sample for Disciplinary Board applicants, should be sent by August 2, 2019, to:
Leonard C. Heath Jr.
Chair, Nominating Committee, Virginia State Bar
1111 E. Main St., Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026

Or emailed to nominations@vsb.org.

Updated: Jul 01, 2019