At this meeting, section and committee representatives, the lobbying team and the VBA Board of Governors gather to present and hear legislative proposals for board consideration.
Call to Order and Introduction of VBA Board Members and VBA Section and Affiliated Agency Representatives – C.J. Steuart Thomas III, Chair of the VBA Board of Governors
Supreme Court of Virginia Update – Edward M. Macon, Assistant Executive Secretary & Counsel, Office of the Executive Secretary
Preview of the 2017 Session from a Legislator’s Perspective – Delegate Peter F. Farrell
Lobbying 101: Effective Skills – Jeffrey S. Palmore and Edward A. Mullen, VBA Lobbyists, Reed Smith, LLP
VBA Legislative Policy and How the VBA Adopts its Legislative Agenda – James Patrick Guy II, VBA President
Presentation of Legislative Proposals from VBA Sections, Divisions and Commissions
Other Business – C. J. Steuart Thomas III, Chair of the VBA Board of Governors
To learn more about the VBA's tradition of legislative initiatives, please see our Advocacy page.