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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


13th Annual Virginia Health Care Practitioners' RoundtableOpen in a New Window

The Health Law section of the VBA presents the 13th Annual Virginia Health Care Practitioners' Roundtable, taking place October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia.

Registration

Register online above or by downloading the PDF below and mailing, faxing or emailing it to the VBA office.

PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM [PDF]

Fees

  • VBA Health Law Section Member: $125
  • VBA Member (not a section member): $150
  • Non-VBA Member: $170
  • Government or Public Sector Attorney and Law Students: $70

What to Expect

MCLE Credits: 6.5 (1.0 Ethics) Approved

This annual seminar, sponsored by the Health Law Section, is an all-day conference held at the Troutman Sanders offices in Richmond. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. with a light breakfast. Programming, which consists of six presentations, runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The registration fee includes a boxed lunch.

PROGRAM AGENDA

 

28th 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 are honored to welcome back Commissioner Craig Burns for an update from the Tax Commissioner’s office. We will also feature an update of hot taxation issues throughout the Commonwealth with Christian Tennant and Emily Winbigler of McGuireWoods LLP. Other topics will include a discussion of professional responsibility in taxation. We look forward to you joining us for great conversation and sharing. 

MCLE Credit: 3.5 (1.0 Ethics) Anticipated

 

Fees

  • VBA Taxation Section Member: $95
  • VBA Member (Not a Taxation Section Member): $125
  • Non-VBA Member: $150

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Bookmark vba.org/17tax, 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

 

23rd Annual Administrative Law ConferenceOpen in a New Window

What to Expect

The 23rd Annual Administrative Law Conference is scheduled to be another fully packed day of MCLE programming. Beginning in the morning with pastries and plenty of 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. 

MCLE Credits: 6.0 (1.0 Ethics) Anticipated

AGENDA

Registration

Register online above or by downloading the PDF below and mailing, faxing or emailing it to the VBA office.

PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM [PDF]

Register by November 2 to receive a $20 discount!

  • VBA Section Member or Non-Lawyer: $180
  • VBA Member (not a section member): $205
  • Non-VBA Member: $225
  • Public Sector Attorney: $100 (flat rate, no discount)

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. 

 

25th 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.

Registration Open!

To register, fill out the PDF form, and send it in to the VBA office via mail, email or fax. 

REGISTRATION FORM [PDF]

The Virginia Law Foundation provides financial assistance that allows this workshop to be presented with only a nominal charge to registrants to cover expenses over and above grant funding. 

Hotel Information

Conference attendees staying at the Hilton Short Pump can receive a reduced per night group rate of $145 by calling 804-364-3600 by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 26. Be sure to identify yourself as being with The Virginia Bar Association's Capital Defense Workshop.

Conference Agenda

MCLE Credit: 11.5 (1.5 Ethics) Approved

Over the course of two days, attendees will hear notable speakers discuss pertinent cases and issues in criminal defense law.

The workshop provides the minimum of 11.5 hours of specialized capital defense training, as required by § 19.2-163.8(B) of the Virginia Code. The conference begins Thursday with afternoon CLE programs. The conference continues on Friday for a full day of programming. Refreshments are provided throughout the two days, and attendees will receive a boxed lunch on Friday.

AGENDA

 

128th Annual 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 Annual Meeting, please contact the VBA at thevba@vba.org or by calling 804-644-0041. Or check online for additional details about how you can reach this audience and for ways to sign up online.

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About the painted image

KATHY DURDIN (W&M ’77)
Revolutionaries - Fife and Drums, 2009
Watercolor on paper
The President’s Collection of Art at The College of William & Mary
S-2017-01

 

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.

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