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Friday, May 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research Findings On COVID-19’s Impact On The Legal Field »
Clio , a vendor that provides VBA members with benefits, has issued its first briefing on the effects the coronavirus pand...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia Supreme Court Amends Order »
On May 12, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia unanimously issued an amendment to its fourth order modifying and extending...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Issues Fourth Order About Judicial Emergency »
The Supreme Court of Virginia today issued its fourth order modifying and extending the judicial emergency . The order li...
Friday, May 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court Clarifies Tolling of Speedy Trial Period »
The Supreme Court of Virginia today unanimously ordered that the tolling provisions of the March 16, March 27, and April 2...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judicial Emergency Extended Again - To May 17 »
On April 22, the Supreme Court of Virginia extended the judicial emergency affecting all district and circuit courts in th...
Friday, April 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
VSB Cancels Its Annual Meeting Set For June 17-20 »
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Virginia State Bar has canceled its Annual Meeting, which was set for June 17-20....
Friday, April 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
109 Pass February Bar Exam And Are Licensed »
The Virginia Board of Bar Examiners on April 17 posted lists of individuals who passed the February bar examination. A...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Law Groups Form Work Group To Address Judicial Emergency Concerns »
A joint work group of the VBA Domestic Relations Section , along with outside groups of family law practitioners, wants t...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Featured Jobs Added to VBA Home Page »
The VBA has added VBA Career Center featured jobs on its website home page to aid members looking for new positions. Lik...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal Practices Continue Amid Governor's Stay-At-Home Order »
Gov. Ralph Northam on March 30 issued a Temporary Stay-At-Home Order in the form of Executive Order 55 . This Executiv...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Benefit Can Help With Higher Call Volume »
A message from Ruby, a VBA member benefit provider In light of the national and global landscape changing so quickly...
Monday, March 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judicial Emergency Declared in Response to COVID-19 Emergency »
The chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia declared a judicial emergency for all district and circuit courts of Vi...
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VBA Rebrands Insurance Agency Subsidiary »
Virginia Bar Association Insurance formerly was Virginia Barristers Alliance, Inc. The insurance agency unit of The Vir...
Friday, October 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia Licenses Nearly 450 New Lawyers »
The July 2019 Virginia bar exam results are in and as of today 444 individuals who passed are licensed to practice law in...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA President Garriott on Friday's Mass Shooting in Virginia Beach »
VBA President Richard E. Garriott Jr. released this statement about Friday's events in Virginia Beach:   "As m...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Adopts New Rules Regarding Access to Judicial Records »
The Supreme Court of Virginia today entered an order adopting and promulgating Part 11 of the rules of the court related t...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statewide Pro Bono Portal Launches »
A coalition of Virginia bar organizations promoting access to justice and legal aid programs just launched the statewide...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two Virginia Personal Injury Law Firms Merge »
A Richmond and a Virginia Beach law firm have merged to form Breit Cantor Grana Buckner , specializing in catastrophic in...
Friday, February 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
[SURVEY] Are Your Health Costs Too High and Services Too Low? »
A group of membership associations in Virginia is exploring the possibility of banding together to buy better healthcare a...
Thursday, December 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Volunteers Sought for Richmond School Mentor Program »
Are you grateful for where you have landed and for those who helped you along the way? Are you interested in paying it for...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominate Attorneys for Influential Women of Law Honors by Dec. 14 »
The Virginia Bar Association has teamed up with five other bar groups and Virginia Lawyers Weekly to honor female attorn...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
563 Pass July Bar Exam »
The Virginia Board of Bar Examiners released the list of 563 individuals who completed the July exam with passing scores...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court Seeks Comments on Proposed Rules Regarding Access to Judicial Records »
The Supreme Court is requesting comments on proposed Rules of Court related to access to judicial records. The rules are c...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign Up to Assist N.C. Residents Affected by Hurricane Florence »
A recent order of the North Carolina Supreme Court permits out-of-state lawyers to temporarily provide pro bono legal se...
Thursday, September 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committee on Lawyer Well-Being Issues Final Report »
The Committee on Lawyer Well-Being of the Supreme Court of Virginia just released its final report, "A Profession At Risk...
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court Welcomes Comments on Proposed Rules Changes »
The Supreme Court of Virginia welcomes comments on two proposed new rules and added language to two other rules it is co...
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Criminal Discovery Rules to Change »
Proposed changes to criminal discovery rules 3A:11 and 3A:12 have been approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Recomm...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chief Justice Lemons Re-elected To Second Term »
The Supreme Court of Virginia reported Aug. 28 that the justices re-elected Donald W. Lemons as chief justice. His second...
Monday, June 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Approve Full Funding For Virginia Judgeships »
As you may have seen in Virginia Lawyers Weekly , the budget approved by the House and the Senate last week included fu...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Advance Virginia Family Law Coalition Proposals »
With the regular General Assembly session concluded for 2018, except for budget negotiations, here is the outcome of legis...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Accepts Comments on Criminal Discovery Proposed Rules Changes »
The Supreme Court of Virginia is considering proposed changes to Rules 3A:11 and 3A:12 , regarding criminal discovery. Co...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA To Evaluate Candidates for WDVA Bench »
With an upcoming vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Ti...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
VBA, 7 Other Bar Groups Request Lawmaker Support for Additional Judges »
The Virginia Bar Association is one of eight signers of a letter to members of the General Assembly requesting funding for...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Courts Provide New Digital Subscription Service »
The Supreme Court of Virginia and the Court of Appeals of Virginia have initiated a free service that allows interested pa...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Name, Email Changes for the VBA Staff »
With the move to the new VBA on Main offices, the executive director of The Virginia Bar Association has adopted the use o...

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