Virginia Lawyer Magazine – February 2021

VOL. 69/NO. 5

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Health Law

The Year of Health Law Adaptation
by Allyson K. Tysinger

COVID-19 Liability in Long-Term Care: A Tidal Wave or a Trickle of Litigation in Virginia?
by Beth A. Norton

Expansion of Telemedicine during COVID-19 and the Issue of Non-Compete Agreements
by Dean E. Lhospital

The New Virginia DOLI COVID-19 Emergency Workplace Standards: An Administrative Nightmare for Healthcare Providers
by William P. "Scott" Daisley and Elizabeth Dahl Coleman

Pre-Disposition Mitigation of Traffic Cases: A Simple Proposal to Improve Access to Justice, Public Health, and Court Operation during COVID and Beyond
by Shawn Mihill

The COVID-19 Pandemic: The Legal Issues, the Public Impact, and Our Progress
by Mark R. Herring, Attorney General of Virginia

General Interest

Goodbye VPNs – Hello Zero Trust Network Access
by Shawn D. Nelson and John W. Simek

OPINION: Virginia's Cash Bail System: Denying Due Process to the Poor
by Clarence M. Dunnaville Jr.

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings

Notices to Lawyers: A Roundup of News and Proposed Rule Amendments from
CLE Opportunities


VSB News

Stephanie Grana Elected VSB President-elect
New Virginia Lawyers Sworn in Virtually
Be Prepared: National Healthcare Decisions Day

Prince William County Bar Association Honors Local Attorneys
In Memoriam

Augustus Benton Chafin
Florence W. Madden

Joan Marie O'Donnell
Mark B. Sandground Sr.
Bar Council Elections


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Bar Counsel’s Message
Access to Legal Services
Letter from the Access to Justice Commission
Law Libraries
Technology and the Future Practice of Law
Risk Management
The Last Word


Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Advertiser’s Index

About the Cover

Attorney General of Virginia Mark R. Herring and members of his pandemic team: First row: Attorney General of Virginia Mark R. Herring; Second row (L to R): Deputy Attorney General Keonna C. Austin; Chief Deputy Attorney General Erin B. Ashwell; Third row (L to R): Heather Hays Lockerman; Justin I. Bell; Carol L. Lewis; Fourth row (L to R): Grant E. Kronenberg; Robin V. Kurz; Fifth row (L to R): Solicitor General Toby J. Heytens; Allyson K. Tysinger. Photo by Deirdre Norman at the Attorney General’s office in the historic Barbara Johns Building.