Virginia Lawyer Magazine - April 2015

Volume 63/Number 6

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Senior Lawyers Conference

Downton Abbey and Thomas Jefferson: Primogeniture, Entails, and More
by Frank Overton Brown, Jr.

Senior Citizens Law Day in Eastern Henrico County

The Honorable Buford M. Parsons Jr.
by The Honorable L. A. Harris Jr.

Virginia Advance Health Care Directives and the Virginia Health Care Directive Registry
by Victoria J. Roberson

Russell Alton Wright
by Fielding L. Williams Jr.


General Interest

The Future of the Practice of Law: Forces of Change in the 21st Century
by James M. McCauley, ethics counsel

A Life of Learning and Teaching
by Gordon Hickey

Building Relationships is Key to a Successful Life
by Gordon Hickey


Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Proceedings
Disciplinary Summaries

Notices to Members:

  • Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to Rules
  • Council Approves Amendments
  • Legal Ethics Opinion 1876
  • Criminal Defense Seminar
  • Administrative Suspensions
  • New Rule 5.8 Governs Notification To Clients When Lawyer Leaves Law Firm



VSB News
Highlights of the February 28, 2015, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting

Jerrauld C. Jones Presented with the Carrico Professionalism Award
Retired Magistrate Judge B. Waugh Crigler Receives the Virginia State Bar Leadership in Education Award
Betty Moore Sandler Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Family Law
Local and Specialty Bar Elections
Colleen M. Quinn Receives Family Law Service Award
Local and Specialty Bar Elections
James C. Roberts
In Memoriam


President’s Message

Executive Director’s Message

Law Libraries

Technology and the Practice of Law


Letters to the Editor

Law Stories

CLE Calendar

Guantanamo Prosecutor Returns to Practice in Roanoke

Professional Notices

Classified Ads

VSB 77th Annual Meeting Schedule | Annual Meeting website

Infographic on MCLE

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Cover and illustrations by Madonna Dersch