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November 20, 2013

Weiner Is President-elect Designee of the Virginia State Bar

Edward L. Weiner, founder and senior partner at Weiner Spivey & Miller PLC in Fairfax, is the new president-elect designee of the Virginia State Bar.

Weiner will take over as president for the 2015-16 year. He will follow Kevin D. Martingayle, who will be president for 2014-15 after the term of Sharon D. Nelson ends.

Weiner is president of the Fairfax Bar Association. He also is a past president of the VSB Conference of Local Bar Associations. In 2012 he was appointed to serve on the Virginia Supreme Court professionalism faculty.

Weiner founded Jazz 4 Justice, a fund-raising model to be used by local bar associations and university music departments to benefit their programs, in 2000. Numerous Virginia universities have joined this partnership between education, music, and law. This event has received an award from the American Bar Association as well as an award from the VSB for being an innovative fundraising program.

He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton, and received his J.D. from the University of Richmond and his LL.M in International Law from Georgetown University Law Center.

Weiner is a member of the board of directors of the George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, serves on the board of directors of the University of Richmond Law School Alumni Association, and is the host of an annual Law Day celebration that benefits the Fairfax Law Foundation’s pro bono programs.

His practice areas are personal injury and medical malpractice.

He will become president at the VSB annual meeting in June 2015.

Updated: Nov 20, 2013