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Wednesday, August 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can You Help Provide Pro Bono Legal Services? »
The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly increased the demand for Virginia legal aid and nonprofit legal s...
Thursday, August 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judicial Emergency Extended Through Sept. 20; One Exception »
The Supreme Court of Virginia on Aug. 20 again extended the judicial emergency , this time through Sept. 20. This is...
Tuesday, August 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Volunteer As A Nonpartisan Election Officer »
The VBA Public Service Committee has partnered with the State Board of Elections to encourage VBA members to volunteer Nov...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eviction Legal Helpline Presents Pro Bono Opportunity »
In the Aug. 7 COVID-19 Law Practice Live Chat on the topic of evictions, a pro bono opportunity was mentioned. It is the E...
Friday, August 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Suspends, Continues Some Writs of Eviction »
The Supreme Court of Virginia today amended its eighth order extending the judicial emergency. The amendment suspends and...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judicial Emergency Extended; Tolling Changes »
The Supreme Court of Virginia issued its seventh order concerning the judicial emergency on July 8. The latest order ext...
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six Statewide Bar Groups Offer Assistance to Jury Task Force »
In a letter to Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons dated June 23, 2020, The Virginia Bar Association and five other statewide b...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judicial Emergency Extended to July 19; Fifth Order Amended »
The Supreme Court of Virginia issued two orders dated June 22 broadening current limitations and extending the judicial em...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Statement About Equal Justice »
On June 16, the justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia issued a statement to members of the judiciary and Bar in the co...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Writs of Eviction Are Suspended Through June 28 »
The Supreme Court of Virginia on June 8 ordered that all residential unlawful detainer actions and the issuance of writs o...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
E-File Pleadings Temporarily With The Supreme Court of Virginia »
The Supreme Court of Virginia on June 2 issued an order to permit and encourage the electronic filing of pleadings and o...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court of Virginia Modifies And Extends Judicial Emergency »
The Supreme Court of Virginia on June 1 modified and extended the judicial emergency in the commonwealth. It states, in...
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...

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