Virginia Lawyer Magazine - February 2019

VOL. 67/NO. 5

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Health Law

The Health Law Issue
by Henry I. Willett III

Cannabidiol Oil and THC-A Oil Possession in Virginia
by Rodney K. Adams

Virginia Regulations Governing Prescribing of Opioids
by Rodney K. Adams

Statistics Identify the Benefits of Addressing Mental Illness Within the Criminal Justice System
by the Honorable Joseph A. Migliozzi Jr. and Tracie M. Jefcik

Virginia’s Silent and Neglected Citizenry: The Autism Community
by August Bequai


General Interest

A Tale of Two Evictions 
by Helen Hardiman and Clarence M. Dunnaville Jr.



Charlie Lee and the Martial Art of Law

Getting the Goats: A Yarn About a Health Lawyer

Law Leaders Attend Student Wellness Summit


Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Policy on PEDs in Court
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Three Rules, Rejects One
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Canons of Judicial Conduct
Supreme Court of Virginia Orders Delay of Criminal Discovery Reform
Join the Disciplinary System
Virginia State Bar Boards and Committees Need You 
Get on the Ballot for Bar Council Elections
Bar Council Elections by Circuit Meetings
Solo & Small-Firm Practitioner Forum
VSB Annual Bench-Bar Dinner
Bar Leaders Institute
Virginia State Bar Announces Recommendation of New Bar Counsel
VSB Executive Director Reports on Clients’ Protection Fund Fee
Clients’ Protection Fund Board Pays $43,858.46 to Former Clients
VSB Disciplinary Board to Hear Ann Bridgeforth Tribbey’s Reinstatement Petition on March 22, 2019


Access to Legal Services

CLE to Teach Lawyers about Curing Title Defects in Heirs Property

Emeritus Lawyer Ranks See 1,000 Percent Increase Since 2018



Bar Welcomes 538 New Lawyers
In Memoriam
David Paul Bobzien
Phoebe Poulterer Hall
Conference of Local and Specialty Bar Associations


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
Risk Management


CLE Calendar
Professional Notices
Law School Digest
Classified Ads
Advertiser’s Index

About the Cover

Sands Anderson President Margaret Hardy weaves together a nursing background with a career in law to represent her clients. At home, she raises goats for their mohair and spins it to create knittable yarn. Photo by Deirdre Norman; Post production by Sky Noir Photography.