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May 12, 2020

Volunteers Sought for VSB Council at-large and Disciplinary Board Vacancies

Volunteers are needed to serve on the Virginia State Bar Council and Disciplinary Board. The Nominating Committee will refer applicants to the VSB Executive Committee for consideration. Appointments will be made by the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Appointments are for the terms specified.

Council Member at-Large: One lawyer vacancy due to the elevation of a member to the Virginia Beach District Court bench.  Unexpired term is effective immediately and ends June 30, 2021. 

May serve two consecutive 3-year terms after the unexpired term.

Disciplinary Board: One lawyer vacancy due to committee member resignation. The unexpired term is effective immediately and ends June 30, 2021. Prior district committee service is required. 
A writing sample, responding to the hypothetical disciplinary vignette, must be submitted to be considered. 

May serve two consecutive 3-year terms after the unexpired term.

A letter expressing your interest, along with a brief résumé and the writing sample for Disciplinary Board applicants should be e-mailed to, or sent by June 12, 2020, to:

Leonard C. Heath, Jr., Chair
VSB Nominating Committee
Virginia State Bar
1111 E. Main St., Suite 700, Richmond, VA 23219-0026


Edited June 10 to reflect candidates will be considered up until June 12, 2020.

Updated: Jun 10, 2020