News and Information
January 05, 2012

Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2012

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The Supreme Court of Virginia has issued rule amendments effective March 1, 2012.

VSB President-elect W. David Harless invites nominations for VSB committees. The application deadline is March 1, 2012, and terms start July 1.

The names of VSB members who were administratively suspended on October 7, 2011, for failing to comply with membership obligations have been posted, as required by the Rules of Court. The list is current as of January 4, 2012.

The 42nd Annual Criminal Law Seminar, sponsored by the VSB Criminal Law Section and Virginia CLE®, is scheduled for February 3 in Williamsburg and February 10 in Charlottesville. Approved 6.5 MCLE credits (1 ethics). Register online now – Early registration ends January 20.

The Conference of Local Bar Associations will present its Bar Leaders Institute on Monday, March 5, at the University of Richmond School of Law. Registration is open to current and prospective local and statewide bar leaders.

If you’re a law student looking for a job starting this summer or an employer wanting to hire, here’s your chance.  Employers will be able to interview first- and second-year law students for summer 2012 positions, and May 2012 graduates for entry-level attorney positions. Employer registration deadline is January 11, 2012.

The Appellate Committee of the Virginia State Bar Litigation Section presents a free CLE on effectively handling appeals before the Court of Appeals of Virginia on January 25, 2012, in Roanoke.

The Richmond Division of the FBI has issued a scam warning regarding an advance-fee scam targeting attorneys in multiple states.

Updated: Jan 12, 2012