News and Information
April 01, 2014

Virginia State Bar E-News, April 2014

The VSB’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is seeking public comment on LEO 1874, “Limited Scope Representation--Reviewing Pleadings for Pro Se Litigants--Substantial Assistance and ‘Ghostwriting.’” Comments are due by May 2 to the VSB offices, or

The Standing Committee on Legal Ethics also issued LEO 1873, “Continued Use of Former Firm Name in URL after Firm Name Has Changed,” as final.

The Virginia State Bar is seeking public comment to a proposed amendment to the Bylaws of the Virginia State Bar and Council. Comments are due by May 5. 

The VSB now hosts Legal Ethics Opinions and a topical index, with summaries by Tom Spahn, a partner at McGuireWoods.

Beginning April 14, the VSB address will be 1111 East Main Street, Suite 700, Richmond, VA 23219-3565. New Bar Cards, including the new address, will be sent to members in the fall. The office will be closed on April 11 for the move. VSB member login and interactive portions of the website will be down during the move. 

VSB Events:

VSB Awards:

Nominations are being sought for the following awards:

Updated: Apr 02, 2014