Virginia Lawyer Magazine – October 2021

VOL. 70/NO. 3

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The Pro Bono Issue


Monumental Changes to the Virginia Fair Housing Law: Five New Protected Classes
by Helen Hardiman

When COVID Harms Landlords: How the VRRP Helps
by Crystal Kramer

When a Plan Comes Together: Temporary COVID Laws Protect Tenants in Crisis
by Janae Craddock

Cover Story: Who Are You When You Can’t Prove Who You Are?
by Kaylin Bowen

Elena Pruett-Fiederlein: A Law Student Works for the Good
by Deirdre Norman

A Permanent, Simplified Limited Scope Appearance Rule Can Help Virginia Tenants Maintain Housing
by Colleen O’Conor

Pro Bono Contributions by Virginia Lawyers in 2020

Virginia Free Legal Answers Pro Bono Heroes

General Interest

Yes, Words Matter: Statutory Interpretation in Virginia
by The Hon. Afshin Farashahi

Hunting Rabbits: Military Joint Jurisdiction in Virginia
by The Hon. Joseph A. Migliozzi and Isaiah Klassen

Viewpoint: The Lawyer and the Shepherd
by Francis Chester

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
Notices to Lawyers: A Roundup of News and Proposed Rule Amendments from
MCLE Administrative Suspensions


VSB News

Charlie Phillips Receives 2021 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award
Greater Richmond Bar Foundation Receives Frankie Muse Freeman Pro Bono Award 
Volunteers Sought for VSB Disciplinary Board Vacancies
Clients’ Protection Fund Pays Almost $400,000 in Last Fiscal Year
Jim McCauley Receives Traver Scholar Award
Young Lawyers Conference Wins Prestigious National Award
Local and Specialty Bar Elections
MCLE Deadline: Oct. 31
In Memoriam
Sadie “Cookie” Marie Banks Brown
Richard Elmer Dixon Sr


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


Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Jest is for All
Advertiser’s Index

About the Cover

Henry C. Su of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP photographed on a rainy day in Richmond. Photo by Kaylin Bowen.