Virginia Lawyer Magazine - August 2016

Volume 65/Number 2

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General Interest

The Lawyers of Endless Summer
by Deirdre Norman

Sanctuary Cities: The Newest Immigration Battleground
by Michael J. Davidson

Resolving Fee Disputes without Litigation
by Kathryn N. Byler

What Is The Special Committee on Technology and the Practice of Law?
by Kellam T. Parks

Employment Law

Welcome to the Gig Economy: The New Normal?
by Elizabeth M. Ebanks

DOL Final Rule Expands Overtime Eligibility with Changes to White Collar Exemptions
by Nancy S. Lester

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Proceedings
Disciplinary Summaries
Notices To Members:
Comments Sought on proposed advisory Legal Ethics Opinion 1886
Comments Sought on proposed changes to Part 6 § IV ¶ 18 regarding self-reporting of pro bono services.
Comments Sought on proposed amendments to Paragraph 13.1 regarding suspension for failure to complete the professionalism course.
MCLE compliance deadline is October 31, 2015.
Resolution of Fee Disputes mediation and arbitration training sessions
Save the Dates
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Catherine Ann Lee’s Reinstatement Petition on September 23, 2016
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Petitions Paid

Access to Legal Services

Equal Justice Under Law: The Most Inspiring Ideal of Our Society
by Lonnie Nunley
Pro Bono Conference


VSB News
Two Respected, Esteemed Leaders of the VSB Retire
NOTICE: Check Your MCLE Hours Online Now
In Memoriam


President’s Message

Executive Director’s Message

Bar Counsel’s Message

Law Libraries

Technology and the Practice of Law




Book Review: Courting Peril: The Political Transformation of the American Judiciary    

Book Review: The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right

CLE Calendar

Professional Notices

Classified Ads

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Cover: (L to R): The Honorable Richard Y. Atlee, Charles J. Zauzig, Donald S. Clarke, Allen W. Beasley, Robert G. Morecock, and Jeffrey A. Breit photographed at the 59th street cabanas in Virginia Beach. Photo by Deirdre Norman. Post-production by Bill Dickinson, Sky Noir Photography.

Lawyers at Leisure is a new feature of Virginia Lawyer that profiles the interesting hobbies, passions, and projects of the members of the Virginia State Bar. See the previous Lawyers at Leisure feature. If you have a passion other than the law, or know a lawyer who does, please let us know by contacting Gordon Hickey at