Virginia Lawyer Magazine – February 2022

VOL. 70/NO. 5

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The Young Lawyer’s Conference: Challenges Accepted
by Kristopher R. McClellan

There Are No Good Stereotypes: Bias Against Asian Americans
by Annie Cai Larson

Virginia’s Behavioral/Mental Health Dockets: The Rationale and the Benefit to Offenders and Society
by Amanda L. Newins

Pulling Your Punches: Prospect Theory, Risk Aversion, and Trial
by Benjamin A. Shute

New Frontiers: Non-Fungible Tokens, the Metaverse, and the Law
by Victoria Walker


Big Law Has a Big Birthday: Hunton Turns 120 Years Young
by Deirdre Norman


CPF Board Authorizes $18,205.00 in Reimbursements
Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
Reinstatement Petition for Jeremy Clyde St. James Sharp
Notices to Lawyers


Get on the Ballot for Bar Council Elections
Nominating Committee Seeking Lawyers for Important Bodies

VSB Receives FBI Awards
The Hon. S. Bernard Goodwyn New Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Virginia
National Healthcare Decisions Day
Local and Specialty Bar Elections

In Memoriam
Curtis Walton
George Harrison Hettrick



President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Bar Counsel’s Message
Law Libraries
Technology and the Future Practice of Law
Risk Management
The Last Word


Letters to the Editor
Jest is for All
Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Advertiser's Index

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Pictured are 12 of the 19 members of the Young Lawyers Conference Board of Governors at their October 2021 board meeting in Henrico. From left to right, Front row: Annie C. Larson (3rd District), Kristopher R. McClellan (President), Alicia Roberts Johnson (Member-At-Large) Middle row: Jasmine R. McKinney (Member-At-Large), Breanna N. West (Member-At-Large), Simone T. Williams (Member-At-Large), Jamilah D. LeCruise (2nd District), Victoria Walker (4th District), Amanda L. Newins (1st District) Back row: Kale J. Vorndran (7th District), Benjamin A. Shute (Member-At-Large), James L. Crandall (10th District) Not pictured: Missy Y. York (Immediate Past President), Craig E. Ellis (President-Elect), Matthew C. Perushek (Secretary), Joseph A. Figueroa (5th District), J. Harrison Powell (6th District), Andrew S. Gerrish (8th District), Dayna K. Bobbitt (9th District) Photo by Deirdre Norman. Post production by Kaylin Bowen.