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Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)

MCLE Requirements

The Commonwealth of Virginia mandates 12 continuing legal education (CLE) hours, including 2 hours in ethics/professionalism and 4 hours from live programs.

  • MCLE completion deadline: Oct. 31, 2014
  • MCLE reporting deadline: Dec. 16, 2014
  • MCLE late filing deadline: Feb. 1, 2015

Failure to meet deadlines results in $100 fines.

Continuing Legal Education Programs

The Virginia Bar Association offers a wide variety of continuing legal educational programs to satisfy your MCLE credits. In 2014, so far, we've offered programming at our Annual Meeting, Spring Symposium, Bankruptcy Law Conference, Health Law Legislative Update and Summer Meeting. See below for a list of our upcoming programs or check out our CLE calendar.

MCLE Program Calendar

Online CLE

Unable to attend in person? No problem. The VBA offers all lawyers continuing legal education courses on demand through VBA Online CLE, written materials included. VBA members enjoy special discounts.

VBA Online CLE




Upcoming MCLE Programs


20th Annual Virginia Health Law Legislative Update and ExtravaganzaOpen in a New Window

What to Expect

This conference is a presentation of The Virginia Bar Association Health Law Section in cooperation with the Health Law Section of the Virginia State Bar. Bookmark vba.org/18healthupdate to stay up to date on conference details.

The conference is open to all attorneys. The VBA welcomes new members. Sign up is easy online. If you're already a VBA member, but not a member of the VBA Health Law Section, consider joining. Annual dues are $25.

Registration

VBA and non-VBA members can register online above, or download the PDF below and send it to the VBA office via mail, fax or email.

PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM [PDF]

 

Fees:

  • VBA and Non-VBA Members: $95
  • Government Attorneys (VBA and Non-VBA Members): $85

MCLE Credit: 4.0 Anticipated

Parking information

Parking is available in the following locations:

Bank of America Deck
1111 East Main Street (Enter on Cary St.)
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $21

Shockoe Slip Garage
110 South 13th Street (Enter on 12th St.)
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $18

SunTrust Center - Richmond
919 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $18

 

21st Annual Bankruptcy Law ConferenceOpen in a New Window

Book Your Room by April 27

Rates begin at $209/night. Reserve by calling 757-253-1703 and referencing The Virginia Bar Association.

Kingsmill Resort
1010 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185

What to Expect

The 21st Annual Bankruptcy Law Conference, sponsored by the VBA Bankruptcy Law Section, will provide 4.0 MCLE Credit Hours (1.0 Ethics). This conference has been approved for MCLE credit. Presentations include a look at recent rules changes and the new Chapter 13 plan, recent bankruptcy case developments, a business bankruptcy panel, and the ethics session, "What to Do If You Receive a Bar Complaint and How to Avoid One."

The event kicks off on Friday evening with a cocktail reception to welcome meeting attendees and guests. On Saturday, after a breakfast buffet, programming will take place until 12:30 p.m. A luncheon will follow.

DOWNLOADABLE AGENDA [PDF]

Registration

VBA and non-VBA members can register online above, or by downloading the PDF below and sending it to the VBA office via mail, fax or email. PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM [PDF]

Registration includes the welcome reception Friday, Saturday breakfast and lunch, as well as programming for MCLE credit.

Fees

  • VBA Bankruptcy Section Members: $300
  • VBA Members: $335
  • Affiliated Bar Member: $350
  • Non-VBA Members: $395
  • Spouse/Guest Attending Saturday Luncheon: $40

The conference is open to all bankruptcy attorneys. VBA Bankruptcy Law Section members enjoy a discounted rate. VBA members do, too! If you are not a VBA member, it's never too late to join. Or join the section if you're already a VBA member.

LPGA Kingsmill Championship

All guests at Kingsmill will receive a daily pass to the LPGA Kingsmill Championship.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

 

 

128th Summer MeetingOpen in a New Window

Please check back again nearer to the event, when we have more details to share.

If you are interested in information about sponsoring, exhibiting or advertising in conjunction with the 128th Summer Meeting, please contact the VBA at thevba@vba.org or by calling 804-644-0041. If Virginia attorneys are part or all of your target market, this is a great way to connect with legal professionals across Virginia.

Have you considered joining the VBA?

Non-VBA members are more than welcome to register for the meeting, but VBA members qualify for discounts. Join us and then register for the Summer Meeting. You'll be glad you did.

 

48th Annual Conference on Labor Relations and Employment LawOpen in a New Window

The Labor Relations and Employment Law Section of the VBA presents its 48th Annual Conference, taking place September 13-15, 2018, in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Please check back as we get closer to the conference for more information and event details. 

Book Your Room By August 30, 2018

Rates start at $159/night. Reserve a room online by using the Group Code AVB18913 or by calling 1-833-564-0200 and referencing The Virginia Bar Association.

Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center
710 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

What to Expect

MCLE Credits: 13.0 (2.5 Ethics) Anticipated

Thursday, September 13

  • Section Golf Tournament
  • Food Pantry Volunteering Opportunity
  • Early Bird Ethics
  • Welcome Reception
  • Hospitality Suite

Friday, September 14

  • Full day of CLE programming
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Reception
  • Dine-around
  • Hospitality Suite

Saturday, September 15

  • Morning CLE Programming
  • Final Remarks

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Bookmark vba.org/18labor, and check back in the coming months for information on registration. In the meantime, you can express your interest in receiving email updates as details become available.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Another way you can express your interest is to join the VBA. Signing up online is easy. And for VBA members who want to add a section to their membership, doing so is easy too.

 

20th Annual Corporate Counsel Fall ForumOpen in a New Window

What to Expect

This conference is designed to make the most of your time outside of the office. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., the conference opens with a continental breakfast, includes a full day of educational programming, and concludes at 5 p.m. with a reception. Don't miss the midday luncheon and opportunity to network with fellow in-house counsel and corporate law professionals.

MCLE: 7.0 (2.0 Ethics) (Anticipated)

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Check back in the coming months for information on registration. In the meantime, you can express your interest in receiving email updates as details become available.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Another way you can express your interest is to join the VBA. Signing up online is easy. And for VBA members who want to add a section to their membership, doing so is easy too.

Parking Information

The hotel offers valet parking for $25 a day. There are many parking areas around the Omni Richmond. Find which one works best for you.

 

3rd Annual White Collar Criminal Law ForumOpen in a New Window

We hope you will be able to join the VBA Criminal Law Section for a half-day, fully packed CLE forum highlighting processes and updates in white-collar crime. Please check back as we get closer to the event for more details.

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Check back in the coming months for information on registration. In the meantime, you can express your interest in receiving email updates as details become available.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Another way you can express your interest is to join the VBA. Signing up online is easy. And for VBA members who want to add a section to their membership, doing so is easy too.

Parking information

Parking is available in the following locations:

Bank of America Deck
1111 East Main Street (Enter On Cary St.)
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $21

Shockoe Slip Garage
110 South 13th Street (Enter on 12th St.)
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $18

SunTrust Center- Richmond
919 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $18

 

14th Annual Virginia Health Care Practitioners' RoundtableOpen in a New Window

The Health Law section of the VBA presents the 14th Annual Virginia Health Care Practitioners' Roundtable, taking place October 18, 2018 in Richmond, Virginia.

What to Expect

MCLE Credits: 6.5 (1.0 Ethics) Anticipated

This annual seminar, sponsored by the VBA Health Law Section, is an all-day conference held at the Bank of America Center - 3rd Floor Conference Room in Richmond. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. with a light breakfast. Programming will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Check back in the coming months for information on registration. In the meantime, you can express your interest in receiving email updates as details become available.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Another way you can express your interest is to join the VBA. Signing up online is easy. And for VBA members who want to add a section to their membership, doing so is easy too.

 

Young Lawyers Fall MeetingOpen in a New Window

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Check back in the coming months for information on registration. In the meantime, you can express your interest in receiving email updates as details become available.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

 

29th Annual Virginia Tax Practitioners' RoundtableOpen in a New Window

What to Expect

The roundtable is one of the best opportunities of the year to connect with your colleagues from across Virginia to discuss taxation issues. A hallmark of our roundtable is its discussions, instead of merely lectures. Please bring pending cases, problems, strategies, tactics, and issues from your own practice to share. We look forward to you joining us for great conversation and sharing.

MCLE Credit: 3.5 (1.0 Ethics) Anticipated

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Check back in the coming months for information on registration. In the meantime, you can express your interest in receiving email updates as details become available.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Another way you can express your interest is to join the VBA. Signing up online is easy. And for VBA members who want to add a section to their membership, doing so is easy too.

 

24th Annual Administrative Law ConferenceOpen in a New Window

What to Expect

The 24th Annual Administrative Law Conference is scheduled to be another fully packed day of MCLE programming. Beginning in the morning with pastries and coffee, the conference will feature a number of panels on relevant administrative law issues and topics. Lunch is provided to all attendees, and scheduled breaks provide opportunities to connect with fellow practitioners.

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Check back in the coming months for information on registration. In the meantime, you can express your interest in receiving email updates as details become available.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Another way you can express your interest is to join the VBA. Signing up online is easy. And for VBA members who want to add a section to their membership, doing so is easy too.

Parking Information

Parking will be validated - park in the Troutman Sanders deck. Enter the building through the Parking/Delivery entrance and drive through the parking deck attendant/ticket booth gates. Continue up the parking ramp to levels P3-P6 and park in spaces marked for "Troutman Sanders Client Parking" or in any unreserved parking space. Take the parking elevator down to the Lobby level, then proceed to the office tower elevators up to the 15th floor.

 

26th Annual Capital Defense WorkshopOpen in a New Window

This program, sponsored by the Criminal Law Section of The Virginia Bar Association, and financially assisted by the Virginia Law Foundation, is designed for criminal defense attorneys willing to accept appointment in capital cases. Part-time and full-time prosecutors may not attend the workshop, even though part of their practice may include court-appointed cases for criminal defendants.

Please check back for more information and event details as we get closer to the conference.

Hotel Information

Omni Richmond Hotel

Call 1-800-843-6664 by 5 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2018, for a special room rate of $169 a night. Be sure to identify yourself as being with the Capital Defense Workshop.

Have you considered joining the VBA?

Signing up online is easy. And for VBA members who want to add a section, such as the Criminal Law Section, to their membership, doing so is easy too.

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