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November 01, 2011

Virginia State Bar E-News, November 2011

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The MCLE Reporting deadline is Dec. 15, 2011. The MCLE Form 1, End of Year Report, will be mailed by Nov. 8.  You may certify attendance online or by mail. See Form 1 instructionsReminder: New MCLE Requirements begin Nov. 1, 2011. See our FAQs for details.

At its Oct. 21 meeting in Winchester, the VSB Council unanimously approved amendments to Advertising Rules 7.1-7.5.

Comments are sought by Feb. 1, 2012, to the  proposed amendment to Paragraph 13 that would require service as a district committee member as a prerequisite for nomination to the Disciplinary Board.

The Advisory Committee on Rules of Court of the Judicial Council of Virginia has approved draft rule revisions on the developing option for electronic filing of cases in Virginia courts. Comments deadline is March 30, 2012.

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on the Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, Criminal, and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules. They would like comments by Feb. 15, 2012.

The three-day Diversity Conference Forum begins Nov. 10 at the University of Virginia. U.Va. alumna Justice Cleo Powell will be the keynote speaker. Registration online.

Updated: Nov 01, 2011