Virginia Lawyer Magazine – August 2021

VOL. 70/NO. 2

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2021–22 VSB President Jay B. Myerson

A Lifelong Interest in Making the World Better Inspires New VSB President
by Deirdre Norman

Lawyering in COVID-19

Young Lawyers Through a Global Pandemic: Things They Didn’t Teach You in Law School
by Annie Cai Larson, Ra Hee Jeon, Melissa N. Moser, and Benjamin Shute

A Global Pandemic and Lawyers: The Doors of Justice Stayed Open
by Jennifer Fulmer

My Beautiful, Never-used Home Courtroom
by David Masterman

Build It and They Will Come: Pandemic Spurs an Ecosystem of Giving
by Peter C. Burnett

General Interest

Appeal of Right Comes to the Commonwealth: Preparing for Practice Before the Expanded Court of Appeals of Virginia
by Graham K. Bryant

A New Standard for Admissibility of Evidence Regarding a Criminal Defendant’s Mental Condition
by Jeremy A. Theisen

Virginia Overtime Wage Act Creates New Liabilities for Employers in the Commonwealth
by Michael S. McIntosh

Beware of the Inbound Trust – The “Uniform” Trust Code is not Always “Uniform”
by George D. Karibjanian

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
Notices to Lawyers: A Roundup of News and Proposed Rule Amendments from
Clients’ Protection Fund authorizes $182,280 on twelve petitions. 


VSB News

Highlights of the June 18 VSB Council Meeting
Stephanie Grana Is VSB President-Elect
​In Memoriam
Michael Lewis Rigsby Sr.
Reno Sheffer Harp III
Health Law Section Student Writing Winners
Edward L. Chambers Jr. Lifetime Bar Service Award
Virginia’s Seventh Constitution Celebrates 50th Anniversary


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Ethics Counsel’s Message
Risk Management
Access to Legal Services
Law Libraries
Technology and the Future Practice of Law
The Last Word


Jest is for All
82nd Annual Meeting
50 Years of Service
Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Advertiser’s Index

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Jay and Barbara Myerson photographed at the 82nd Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach. Photo by Deirdre Norman.