Virginia Lawyer Magazine - February 2017

Volume 65/Number 5

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General Interest

Happy Presidents’ Day

Down by the River, a Lawyer Cleans Up
by Gordon Hickey

As Virginia Companies Conduct Business Abroad, Arbitration Clauses Ensure They Can Collect When Legal Disputes Occur
by Adrianne L. Goins and Ralph C. Mayrell

What We Do Here: The Member Compliance Department
by Deirdre Norman

Senior Lawyers Conference

The Senior Lawyers Conference — Do Not Keep It a Secret!
by Bruce E. Robinson

Robert Carter III, Emancipation, and the Arc of the Moral Universe
by Frank Overton Brown Jr.

Senior Lawyers: Make Your Age an Asset
by Jack W. “JB” Burtch Jr.

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Proceedings
Disciplinary Summaries
Notices To Members:
Supreme Court of Virginia Acts on Rules, Judicial Canons, Ethics Opinion
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
Free Legal Answers
YLC Celebration of Women and Minorities in the Legal Profession Bench Bar Dinner
Bar Leaders Institute
Solo & Small-Firm Practitioner Forum
Indigent Criminal Defense Seminar
Nominations Sought For Awards
Nominations Sought For District Committee Vacancies
Nominations Sought For Committee Vacancies
2017 Council Elections


VSB News
March is Mediation Month Proclamation by Governor McAuliffe

In Memoriam


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Ethics Counsel’s Message
Virginia Law Foundation
Law Libraries
Technology and the Practice of Law


Indigent Criminal Defense Seminar
Book Review
CLE Calendar
Professional Notices
Classified Ads and Advertiser’s Index
VSB Annual Meeting — Save the Date

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