Virginia Lawyer Magazine - February 2016

Volume 64/Number 5

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General Interest

Improvements in US-Cuban Relations Bring Business Opportunities and Challenges
by Geoffrey M. Goodale and Louis K. Rothberg


Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy Law Impacts Most Practice Areas
by Angela M. Scolforo

Stripping it Down — Real Estate Issues in Bankruptcy
by Sarah Beckett Boehm

Scheduling and Protecting Personal Injury and Other Causes of Action in Bankruptcy Cases
by Angela Scolforo, Mark C. Leffler, and Emily Fort

Demystifying Domestic Support Obligations in Bankruptcy
by David Cox


Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Proceedings
Disciplinary Summaries
Notices To Members:
Ethics Committee Seeks Comments
Supreme Court of Virginia Approves Amendments
Criminal Law Seminar
Nominations Sought for Awards
2016 Techshow
YLC Celebration of Women and Minorities In the Legal Profession Bench Bar Dinner
License Forfeitures
Nominations Sought For Committee Vacancies
Nominations Sought For District Committee Vacancies
Committee Preference Form


Access to Legal Services

The Benefits Outweigh the Sacrifice: Two of Virginia’s Top Pro Bono Attorneys Discuss Attorney Service



VSB News

Bar Leaders Institute
VSB Annual Meeting


Ben Spencer Adds Army Reservist to Expansive Resumé
In Memoriam


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Law Libraries
Technology and the Practice of Law
Risk Management


Letters to the Editor
Law Stories
Conference of Local Bar Associations
CLE Calendar
Professional Notices
Classified Ads

About the Cover

“Sea of Debt” cover and illustrations for Bankruptcy Law features by Madonna Dersch