Virginia Lawyer Magazine – October 2020

VOL. 69/NO. 3

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Pro Bono

Letter from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia
by the Hon. Donald W. Lemons

The Pro Bono Issue: Artfully Navigating a Time When Pro Bono is Needed More Than Ever
by Crista Gantz and Jennifer Fulmer

Changing the Life of a Child with Your Law Degree
by Deirdre Norman

In Her Own Words: Making Pro Bono Work
by Teirra Everette and Deirdre Norman

Pro Bono Heroes

Help Bring Justice for All to Rural Virginia
by Deirdre Norman

The State of Pro Bono 2020
by David B. Neumeyer, Nicole Harrell, and David Greenspan

Pro Bono Contributions by Virginia Lawyers in 2019

Pro Bono Pros: Three Pro Bono Organizations Serving Virginia
by Kaylin Bowen

A Legal Aid IDEA to Improve Racial Justice
by Karl A. Doss

General Interest

Medical Malpractice in the COVID-19 Era: How Will the Illusive COVID-19 Standard of Care and Virginia’s Immunity Statutes Affect Future Cases?
by W. Davis Powell

What Are You Afraid Of? The Art of Public Speaking Without Anxiety
by Jim Lofton

Capital Punishment: A Review of the Proposed Legislative Reform to Virginia’s Death Penalty Laws
by the Hon. Joseph A. Migliozzi and Rebecca Dattilo, Judicial Intern

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
Notices: A Roundup of News from


VSB News
Meet the President-Elect Candidates
New Virginia Lawyer Mail Dates
Virginia Law Foundation Grants $500K to Pro Bono and Rule of Law Projects for 2020
MCLE Compliance Deadline Reminder
Freddie Mac Receives 2020 Frankie Muse Freeman Pro Bono Award
Bary Hausrath and Chip Clapp Co-recipients of the 2020 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award

In Memoriam


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


Book Review
Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Advertiser’s Index

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Teirra M. Everette, senior legal counsel for Dominion Energy, and her son, Everette, photographed at the Arboretum office park in Richmond. Photo by Deirdre Norman.