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Awards
Friday, August 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
James M. Hingeley Receives Pro Bono Publico Service Award »
James M. Hingeley received an honor during the VBA's 2014 Summer Meeting that is one of the organization's most prestigiou...
Friday, August 15, 2014
VBA Honors Jeanne F. Franklin with Professionalism Award »
Jeanne F. Franklin received the William B. Spong, Jr. Professionalism Award at the 2014 VBA Summer Meeting. The award re...
Thursday, August 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
George K. Martin Given LexisNexis Award »
The highlight of the Saturday night reception at the VBA Summer Meeting was the presentation of the LexisNexis award, give...

Members
Monday, June 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
All Things ADR Blog Launches »
The first blog on the VBA website has begun. The All Things ADR blog for Virginia lawyers is provided courtesy of the...
Thursday, April 09, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ten VBA Members among 'Influential Women of Virginia' »
Ten members of The Virginia Bar Association were named in the 2015 class of 40 "Influential Women of Virginia" by Virginia...
Friday, February 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 in Review: Keeping the Memories Alive »
What's your fondest memory involving the VBA from 2014?   We captured many notable events in photographs. They...
Monday, January 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Installs 'Pete' Johnson as President »
The Virginia Bar Association installed Harry M. “Pete” Johnson III as its 127th president on Jan. 24 at its annual winter...
Friday, September 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Members Share VSB Pro Bono Award »
M. Steven Weaver and Glenn M. Hodge, both VBA members, will receive the Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award for their work...

Debate
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Senatorial Candidates Agree to Debate July 26 during our Summer Meeting »
Candidates for U.S. Senate from Virginia -- incumbent Mark Warner, a Democrat, and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie -- have agr...

Projects
Wednesday, May 06, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal Community Pulls Together for Virginians Facing Hunger »
Lawyers across Virginia amassed food and donations equal to 1.3 million pounds of food in the 9th Annual Legal Food Frenzy...
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
WDBJ7 Reports on Start of the 2015 Legal Food Frenzy »
The 9th Annual Statewide Legal Food Frenzy is underway, in support of food banks across Virginia. TV station WDBJ7 has th...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tech Tips Offer Quick Wisdom »
Technology advances quickly. For some of us, as soon as we get comfortable with a piece of software or hardware, a new ver...
Friday, August 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sept. 4: A Day to Turn Orange, Raise Awareness, Earn Bonus Points »
Raise Hunger Awareness, Earn Bonus Points For the past eight years, the VBA has taken a lead role in promoting hunger...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Veterans Issues Task Force seeks 200 more great attorney-volunteers »
Joelle Laszlo and Mark Villapando are leveraging their law degrees. Both young attorneys struck gold when they found their...

Events
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Seats Still Available for Bankruptcy Law Conference »
The 18th Annual VBA Bankruptcy Law Conference will be April 17-18 at the Sanderling Resort in Duck, N.C. Organized by t...
Friday, April 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
8th Annual Legal Food Frenzy March 31 to April 11 »
Across the state, many Virginia families make tough choices: Food or heat? Food or shelter? Food or medicine? Since 200...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorney General Herring to Address VA Lawyers »
Mark Herring, sworn in 10 days ago as Virginia’s top legal officer, will speak Friday afternoon to the 400-plus registrant...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Veterans Issues Task Force Nov 2013 »
Joelle Laszlo and Mark Villapando are leveraging their law degrees. Both young attorneys struck gold when they found their...

Association
Wednesday, June 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Staff Members Join the VBA »
The VBA staff welcomed two members in June. Elizabeth Foskey is events/division coordinator and Lizzy Servito is membershi...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers Helping Lawyers Receives Recognition »
Virginia Lawyers Helping Lawyers, a group that started under the wings of The Virginia Bar Association, has turned 30....
Monday, March 30, 2015
Statement from The Virginia Bar Association »
Some recent news reports and reader comments have incorrectly referred to The Virginia Bar Association when they meant ano...
Friday, February 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Recognizes Distinguished Service »
Honoring retired chief justice, leader in advocacy for children, young lawyers Former Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser r...
Monday, June 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Check Out the New VBA Website! »
You may be thinking: “This is not The Virginia Bar Association website I’ve been visiting for four years.” You’re rig...

Meetings
Friday, June 12, 2015
Where Can I Register for the Summer Meeting? »
Find everything you need on the 125th VBA Summer Meeting event page, at vba.org/vbasummer15. The event page contains...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Winners in Summer Meeting Golf and Tennis Tournaments »
Activity during the VBA Summer Meeting extended far beyond the hotel conference center for registrants and their guests....

General
Thursday, July 09, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yvonne C. McGhee Renews Certified Association Executive Designation »
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that Yvonne C. McGhee, executive director of The Virgi...
Tuesday, June 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Honors Va. Court of Appeals »
The Virginia Bar Association joined 17 other statewide bar groups in the commonwealth to "celebrate, honor, and thank the...
Wednesday, May 06, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
VBA Welcomes New Staff Member »
Caitlin McKelway joined the VBA staff in April 2015. She will work with VBA sections and committees as the staff liaison,...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Amendments to Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia »
Changes in the rules regarding the filing of electronic briefs with the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Court of Appeals...
Friday, February 06, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Earn Bonus Points in Legal Food Frenzy »
Want to have a huge impact on your Virginia community? Get your law office involved in the 9th Annual Statewide Legal Food...

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