Virginia Lawyer Magazine - April 2016

Volume 64/Number 6

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General Interest

Horses and Sheep and the Law, Oh My!
by Deirdre Norman

A Rose By Any Other Name…
by Pamela C. Gavin and Rina Van Orden

How ADR Has Changed the Practice of Law – or Has It? Join Our Dialogue
by Jeanne F. Franklin

Local Bar Associations and Others Educate, Register Voters with So You’re 18 Brochure
by Deirdre Norman

International Practice

International Practice
by Melissa Stear Gorsline

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Provides New Protections for United States Companies Investing Abroad
by Melissa S. Gorsline, Lindsay Reimschussel, and Tammi Pilgrim

Exchanges of Personal Data between the EU and the US: After the Safe Harbor
by Jana C. Fuchs

US Wavers on Visa Waiver Program
by Satnam Singh and Jeffrey T. Talbert

Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Proceedings
Disciplinary Summaries
Notices To Members:
Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion
Criminal Defense Seminar
Free Legal Answers
Annual Meeting
Administrative Suspensions


Access to Legal Services

New VSB Service to Provide Legal Answers Anytime, Anywhere


VSB News
Highlights of the February 27, 2016, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
Elizabeth K. Shoenfeld Named Assistant Bar Counsel
Christine Corey Joins VSB as Assistant Bar Counsel

Marion Toomey Baker
In Memoriam
Local and Specialty Bar Elections
Call for Nominations
Solo & Small-Firm Practitioner Forum
Michael N. Herring Honored with the 2016 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award
Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons Receives the Virginia State Bar Leadership in Education Award
Carl J. Witmeyer II Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Family Law


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Law Libraries
Technology and the Practice of Law
Risk Management


Law Stories
CLE Calendar
Professional Notices
Classified Ads
VSB 78th Annual Meeting Schedule — go to Annual Meeting website

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Barbara Williams at her farm in Purcellville. Photo by Deirdre Norman

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