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January 03, 2013

Virginia State Bar E-News, January 2013

Virginia State Bar President-elect Sharon Nelson is requesting nominations for VSB committees. The application deadline is March 1, and terms start July 1.

Volunteers are needed to fill vacancies on the VSB’s boards and committees. Please submit nominations, along with a brief resume, by March 30 to

The VSB’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics issued the following LEOs as final:

  • LEO 1865Obligations of a Lawyer in Handling Settlement Funds When a Third Party Lien or Claim is Asserted
  • LEO 1867Use of Release-Dismissal Agreement by Prosecutors

The Conference of Local Bar Associations will present its Bar Leaders Institute on Friday, March 1, at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Registration is open to current and prospective local and statewide bar leaders.

The deadline for the receipt of nominations for the Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award is January 25. Please see the VSB Awards and Contests page for a list of all bar sponsored awards and deadlines.

The Virginia Law Foundation will induct nineteen Virginia lawyers as its 2013 Class of Fellows at a dinner ceremony on January 24 in Williamsburg during The Virginia Bar Association's annual meeting.

Updated: Feb 05, 2013