Virginia Lawyer Magazine – December 2021

VOL. 70/NO. 4

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The Law School Issue

Appalachian School of Law
by Dean and President B. Keith Faulkner and Alumnus Wes B. Witmeyer

William & Mary Law School
by Dean A. Benjamin Spencer and Alumna J. Nicole Alanko

George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
by Dean Ken Randall and Alumna Laura Beth Ruppalt

Liberty University School of Law
by Associate Dean Timothy R. Spaulding and Alumna Debra M. Beale

Regent University School of Law
by Dean Mark D. Martin and Alumna Rebecca Garcia

The University of Richmond School of Law
by Dean Wendy C. Perdue and Alumnus Wendell L. Taylor

The University of Virginia School of Law
by Dean Risa Goluboff and Alumnus Carlos M. Brown

Washington and Lee University School of Law
by Dean Michelle L. Drumbl and Alumnus Michael W. McLaughlin

Why Take a Chance on Law School?
by Stephen C. Hall

General Interest

Helping Law Enforcement Deal with Mental Health Crises
by Henry H. Perritt Jr.

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
Notices to Lawyers: A Roundup of News and Proposed Rule Amendments from


VSB News

Join the Leadership of Your VSB
President-elect Grana Seeks Members for Virginia State Bar Committees
In Memoriam
Stephen Kellam Fox
William Tayloe Murphy Jr.
VSB Young Lawyers Celebrate New Minority and Women Judges
Pro Bono Awards Presented at Intimate Ceremonies
Highlights of the October 29 VSB Council Meeting
Ed Dillon Promoted to Deputy Bar Counsel
Pro Bono Conference Breaks Attendance Record


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Ethics Counsel’s Message
Law Libraries
Risk Management
The Last Word


Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Jest is for All
Advertiser’s Index

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Virginia’s eight law schools in winter are pictured.