Virginia Lawyer Magazine - August 2018

VOL. 67/NO. 2

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Diversity Conference

The Outlook for 2018-2019
by Luis A. Perez, Diversity Conference chair

The VSB and Diversity – Getting Our Paragraphs Right
by the Hon. Manuel A. Capsalis and Joseph A. Condo

Diversity Equals Patriotism – From Brown v. Board of Education to Obergefell v. Hodges
by the Hon. D. Eugene Cheek and Eva N. Juncker with assistance from Rebekah DeHaven

Why Diversity? The Business Case for Enhancing Opportunities in the Legal Profession
by Dean Sparlin

Diversity: The Dawning of a New Day
by Christina T. Parrish

A Look Back with a View Forward
by Clarence M. Dunnaville Jr.

Lawyer Mentors Share Profession with Law Students
by Latoya Asia

General Interest

Evolution of DNA as an Accepted Courtroom Science Has Contributed to a Backlog in Laboratory Testing
by the Hon. Joseph A. Migliozzi Jr. and Alexander R. McDaniel

A Case for Remembrance – Reflections on 100 Years of Workers’ Compensation
by Commissioner R. Ferrell Newman

Have I Been Practicing Law Longer Than You’ve Been Alive?
by Tommy P. Baer


Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
MCLE Administrative Suspensions
Pro Bono Conference
Solo and Small Firm Practitioners Forum
Nominations Sought for Board and Committee Vacancies
Steven Frank Helm Petition for Reinstatement
Clients' Protection Fund Board Petitions Paid

Access to Legal Services

Back to the Land: Nonprofit Wants to Connect Black Landowners to Lawyers
by Jackie Kruszewski

2018 Pro Bono Conference



2018 Hill/Tucker Institute: Conference Collaboration Gives Minority High School Students a Peek at a Life in the Law
2018 Disciplinary Conference and Supreme Court of Virginia Justice William Mims Speaks on Wellness
In Memoriam
NOTICE: Check your MCLE Hours Online Now
Conference of Local and Specialty Bar Associations


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Bar Counsel's Message
Legal Aid
Law Libraries
Future of Law Practice
Risk Management


CLE Calendar
Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Advertiser’s Index

About the Cover

Past and present leaders and members of the Diversity Conference of the Virginia State Bar (l to r): Latoya C. Asia, Chidi I. James, Dean Sparlin, Sheila M. Costin, David D. Masterman, Michael Hu Young, Alicia N. Roberts, Hon. D. Eugene Cheek, Luis A. Perez, Carole H. Capsalis, Hon. Manuel A. Capsalis, Clarence A. Dunnaville Jr., Hon. Gerald Bruce Lee (Ret.), Hon. Rupen R. Shah, Victor O. Cardwell, Eva N. Juncker, Maura Burke Weiner. Come join us! Photo: Deirdre Norman; Post: Sky Noir Photography