Virginia Lawyer

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Virginia Lawyer magazine (including the previously separate Virginia Lawyer Register) is the official publication of the Virginia State Bar and is distributed to lawyers, judges, general subscribers, law libraries, other state bar associations, and the media. Total circulation is about 50,000. The magazine is published in February, April, June, August, October, and December. Each issue contains substantive articles on legal subjects, informational pieces about the bar and bar activities, letters to the editor, professional notices, rule changes, ethics opinions, disciplinary actions, classified ads, and advertisements.

Policy on Content of Publications of Virginia State Bar Committees, Sections, Conferences, and Virginia Lawyer (includes letter to the editor guidelines)

Submit a Professional Notice by email
Professional notices are free to VSB members and may be edited for length and clarity.

Advertising Information
Ad Specifications and Preparation

Virginia State Bar Style Book (pdf)
This style guide offers general information on writing, punctuation, word usage, and a number of other issues that have come up as we read and edit copy submitted to us for publication in Virginia Lawyer magazine. It is intended to assist the staff of the bar and our writers.

Editorial Calendar

Subscription Information

A one-year subscription to Virginia Lawyer is $22. Checks should be made payable to the Virginia State Bar.

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Virginia State Bar Communications
1111 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, Virginia 23219-0026

Current Issue

View the February 2023 issue of the Virginia Lawyer magazine