Virginia Lawyer Magazine - April 2012

Volume 60/Number 9

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Senior Lawyers Conference

Civility in the Law, Society, Politics and Government:
Civic Virtue and the Rule of Law

by Frank Overton Brown Jr.

Still Practicing to Get It Right
by Jack W. Burtch Jr.

Significant Virginia Trusts and Estates Litigation Cases in 2011
by Melissa R. Tannery and Heather H. Lockerman

2012 Recodification and Revision of Title 64.1 of the Code of Virginia
by Frank Overton Brown Jr.



Highlights of the February 25, 2012, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
Fastcase Announces Mobile Sync Upgrade for iPhone and iPad
“Lawyers for a Green Virginia” Continues to Grow

NFL Strike Highlighted Compassion and Courage
VSB Free CLE Sponsored by the Resolution of Fee Disputes Committee

Public Defender Melinda Douglas Presented with Carrico Award by Virginia State Bar
Edward J. Dillon joins VSB Staff as Assistant Bar Counsel
Longtime Family Law Practitioner Honored for Lifetime Achievement
Robins Foundation Provides $5,000 Grant to Rule of Law Project
In Memoriam

Actor Learned From Portraying Oliver Hill
Local and Specialty Bar Elections
BAM! You’re Better!


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Senior Lawyers Conference
Young Lawyers Conference
Conference of Local Bar Associations
Law Libraries
Consultus Electronica
Risk Management


CLE Calendar and Virginia CLE Calendar
VSB 74th Annual Meeting Schedule
Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Crossword Puzzle

Access to Legal Services
Virginia Lawyers Assist Earthquake Victims
Pro Bono Work Helps Lead to IRS Change in Policy
Steven L. Myers Retires from Legal Services: Emporia Left Without Legal Aid Attorney
Redmond Receives Pro Bono Honor
U. Va. Student Wins Hill Award
2012 Pro Bono Ceremony and CLE is a Hit in Historic Petersburg

About the Cover

The cover photograph, Downstream, Moormans River, was made in 1997 by Hullihen Williams Moore and is included in his book, Shenandoah: Views of Our National Park published by the University of Virginia Press. Moore is a former member of the State Corporation Commission and a current member of the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board. For more information on his work and book see and Page Bond Gallery at