Virginia Lawyer Magazine - February 2018

VOL. 66/NO. 5

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General Interest

Going Up: New Chair Sees McGuireWoods as a National Powerhouse
by Jackie Kruszewski

The Legal Glass Ceiling: The ABA studies the gender gap and attrition; Virginia bar members weigh in
by Jackie Kruszewski

Navigating Your Client through Arbitration
by Juanita F. Ferguson

Doctors and Lawyers Team Up to Serve Low-Income Patients
by Deirdre Norman

Construction and Public Contracts Law

Construction and Public Contracts Law
by Christopher S. Boynton

Defending Payment Bond Claims — What Is To Be Done?
by Scott W. Kowalski and Mark A. Burgin

A Decade in the Making: The 2017 Revamp of the AIA’s Construction Contract Documents
by Stephen K. Pudner

“Time Is Money”: Preserving Delay Claims in Virginia State Contracts
by Jacob P. Stroman

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
Notices to Members:
Comments Sought on Proposed Supreme Court Rule Amendment Regarding Limited Scope Representation
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Emeritus Rule to Encourage Pro Bono Service
Supreme Court of Virginia Announces New Digital Subscription Service
Senators and VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy
The Virginia Law Foundation and Virginia Access to Justice Commission Create Pro Bono Portal
Oliver Hill/Samuel Tucker Pre-Law Institute
Bar Leaders Institute
2018 Council Elections
Nominations Sought For Committee Vacancies
Nominations Sought for District Committee Vacancies
President-elect Heath seeks members for Virginia State Bar committees with terms commencing July 1, 2018.

Access to Legal Services

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VSB News
VSB Welcomes Crista Gantz to the role of Access to Legal Services Director
Changes to the Masthead at Virginia Lawyer

In Memoriam
Howard Wesley Dobbins
Frankie Muse Freeman
William Thomas Stone Sr.
Donald Hall Kent


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Ethics Counsel’s Message
Legal Aid
Law Libraries
Future of Law Practice
Technology and the Practice of Law


Quiz: Screening the Law
Conference of Local and Specialty Bar Associations
CLE Calendar
Professional Notices
Classified Ads and Advertiser’s Index

About the Cover

A team of lawyers and doctors who comprise Richmond’s Medical Legal Partnership stand in the newly-constructed Children’s Pavilion at VCU. From left to right, Allison Held, Esq., Mary Weiser, Esq., Sean McKenna, M.D., Mary Helen Hackney, M.D., and Sara Blose, Esq. The 640,000 square foot Children’s Pavilion was designed by HKS Architects and built by Skanska USA with project management by JLL. Photograph by Deirdre Norman