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Awards
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hugh Fain, David Harless Receive VBA Walker Award of Merit »
The VBA presented the Walker Award of Merit to Hugh M. Fain III and W. David Harless in appreciation and recognition of th...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slate's Dahlia Lithwick Accepts Legal Journalism Award »
The VBA presented its Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism to the author of Slate's "Supreme Court Dispatches" and h...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
First VBA President's Award Honors Gary LeClair »
The inaugural recipient of The Virginia Bar Association President's Award is attorney Gary D. LeClair of Richmond, former...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three VBA Young Lawyers Receive Awards »
Each January at the VBA Annual Meeting the association's Young Lawyers Division thanks members whose contributions stand o...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
YLD Projects Continue to Earn National Honors »
The VBA Young Lawyers Division has once again received accolades from the American Bar Association's  Awards of Achie...

Members
Thursday, September 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Members Named to Leaders in the Law, Up & Coming Lawyers Lists »
The VBA applauds these members named to the 2016 class of Leaders in the Law and Up & Coming Lawyers by Virginia Lawye...
Friday, December 4, 2015
Be Sure to Join Us in 2016 »
Easily renew your membership online today! On behalf of The Virginia Bar Association, thank you for your past and conti...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Well-Represented in 2016 VLF Fellows »
Once again, VBA members figure prominently in the 2016 Class of Fellows chosen this month by the Virginia Law Foundation....
Friday, October 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chief Justice Re-establishes Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee »
Virginia's judiciary gained an additional source of guidance on ethical issues when the Supreme Court of Virginia in Octob...
Friday, October 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leaders in the Law Select U.S. District Judge Spencer »
The 2015 class of Virginia's Leaders in the Law voted VBA member James R. Spencer of U.S. District Court in Richmond as th...

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
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
28 Law Firms and Departments Among First to Sign VBA Pro Bono Promise »
James Patrick Guy II, VBA president for 2016, announced at the VBA winter meeting this month that 28 Virginia law fi...
Friday, May 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal Offices Statewide Support 2016 Legal Food Frenzy »
The Virginia Bar Association would like to acknowledge the 170 legal offices, law firms, bar associations, legal aid offic...
Friday, January 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introducing the VBA Construction Law Blog »
The VBA Construction and Public Contracts Law Section now has its own VBA Construction Law Blog to continue the section'...
Monday, August 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wear Orange on Thursday, Sept. 3 »
The best way to get a jump start on your office's 2016 Legal Food Frenzy points total happens this week. All you have...
Wednesday, May 6, 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...

Events
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLE And Hockey: VBA And Virginia CLE Team Up »
Call it CLE on ice - almost. The Virginia Bar Association and Virginia CLE have teamed up to offer an afternoon and eve...
Friday, June 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, February 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take the Leap and Reap the Rewards »
Your legal office can help make the 10th Annual Legal Food Frenzy the most beneficial contest yet. How? Sign up at...
Monday, February 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meeting Attendees Will be Mailed Their Portrait Photographs »
The VBA is mailing photographs of VBA members and guests who had their pictures taken at the VBA Portrait Gallery on the w...
Friday, October 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Need CLEs? We've Got 'Em! »
Looking for an opportunity to gain in-person, interactive CLE credits this year? A summary of the remaining VBA 2015 offer...

Association
Tuesday, December 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Signs Lease for New Headquarters with Member Business Center »
Concept unique among bar groups in Virginia; bar center advances Law Partner for Life goal VBA President James Patri...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Unveils Portrait of Justice Roush »
The VBA continued its longtime tradition of honoring the justices upon joining the Supreme Court of Virginia with a commis...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Recognizes Virginia Women Attorneys Association »
At the 127th Annual Meeting in Williamsburg in January the VBA, founded in 1888 as the first statewide bar association in...
Monday, January 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New VBA Board Members Begin Terms »
VBA members on Jan. 21 elected four Board of Governors representatives to three-year terms at the 127th Annual Meeting in...
Monday, January 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA Installs Officers, Including David S. Mercer as 129th President »
The Virginia Bar Association installed David S. Mercer as its 129th president Jan. 21 in Williamsburg. Mercer is a princip...

VBA Journal
Wednesday, January 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Latest VBA Journal is in the Mail and Online »
The latest issue of the VBA Journal has been mailed to VBA members and is available online in digital flip version....

Meetings
Tuesday, August 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Your CLEs: Register Now for Corporate Counsel, Health Law, YLD »
This week registration opened for several VBA-organized educational events. Many offer discounts for early sign-ups. They...
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 7, 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
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Radio Stations Aired VBA Summer Program »
At 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, audiences of the WCVE Forum heard "The End of Greatness? The Future of the American Presidency....
Tuesday, June 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Website Helps Non-Lawyers Represent Themselves »
A new website aids self-represented litigants in Virginia with cases such as traffic tickets, divorce, and landlord and te...
Friday, March 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Looking for Career Advice? Check Out This Video »
"Success at the Workplace: Advice for Diverse Attorneys and Law Students" is a recording of a one-hour informational webin...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bike Races Will Affect VBA Office Hours »
The 2015 UCI Road World Championships come to Richmond this month, from Sept. 19-27, 2015. Many of the road races wil...
Friday, August 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VBA Gets Out & About »
Relive the good times at last month's 125th VBA Summer Meeting, in next month's Virginia Business magazine. Pictures fro...

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