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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


129th Annual MeetingOpen in a New Window

What to expect

129th Annual Meeting preliminary programLast year, more than 300 interested attorneys, presenters and exhibitors took part in the VBA's Annual Meeting, traditionally the largest event of the year for the association. We'd like to remind you of the dates of the next Annual Meeting, which are Jan. 24-26, 2019. Add this not-to-be-missed conference to your calendar by clicking on the calendar icon next to the top headline, "129th Annual Meeting."

Preliminary programs are being mailed to all VBA members, containing the full agenda, the president's welcome and a registration form. Look for several exciting opportunities, including two general sessions among 14 CLE programs, a spouse/guest program featuring coffee tastings and treats, VBA and YLD awards, and the Annual Business Meeting with its presentation of new officers and board members. View Sessions from the link above or click on the cover image to review the event.

Register Today

Registration for the 129th Annual Meeting is now open! Register by January 4 to receive an early bird discount rate. The deadline to register in advance is January 17. After this date, please plan to register on-site.

Register Online - Save Time and Money

Register online and receive an additional $15 discount off your registration fee when you use promo code: am2019.

NOTE: If you sign-in on vba.org, your registration form will automatically populate with your member information. We encourage you to sign in because it will save you time. If you do not have a log-in, or can't remember your password, please contact Elizabeth Gerde at 804-644-0041, ext. 118.

Register by Hand

Download and tab through the printable registration form to fill it out. Please return the form to the VBA office by mail, fax or email.

DOWNLOADABLE FORM

Book Rooms

Act now to request your lodging for the conference.

Discounted reservations at the Williamsburg Inn and Williamsburg Lodge are offered on a first-come, first-served basis until the room block has filled or until a deadline of 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. Please make reservations through the hotels. Reference The Virginia Bar Association's 129th Annual Meeting (Group Code VB4) to receive the discounted room rate.

Reservations can be made online, by phone, or by fax or mail.

  • Online: Go to https://resweb.passkey.com/go/VB4
  • By Phone: Call 800-261-9530
  • By Fax or Mail: Print and fill out the Room Request Form below. The fax number and mailing address are included on the form

ROOM REQUEST FORM [PDF]

Legacy Series Presentation

What would you have done if, as a 1940s female college student, you received an invitation to assist in the war effort under hush-hush conditions? More than 10,000 young women headed the call. Their efforts provided key intelligence that played a crucial part in numerous battles such as Midway. Ultimately, their work helped shorten the war and saved countless lives.

Liza Mundy, author of Code Girls and Legacy Series Presentation speakerHear award-winning reporter and New York Times best-selling author Liza Mundy speak about her book Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II at the Legacy Series Presentation on Friday, Jan. 25, from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Mundy is the author of several books, including Michelle: A Biography about former First Lady Michelle Obama, and The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family.

This featured event is a presentation of the Committee on Special Issues of National & State Importance. A separate fee applies, which includes lunch.

Express Your Interest

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

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Sponsorships, exhibitors, advertisers welcome

If you are interested in information about sponsoring, exhibiting or advertising in conjunction with the 129th Annual Meeting, please see the main Sponsorships page with links that refer to your options. Find Sponsorships under the ABOUT tab on the VBA website. Or you can 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 first for 2019 and then register for the Annual Meeting. You'll be glad you did.

 

129th Summer MeetingOpen in a New Window

Details to come when we get closer to this event.

Express Your Interest

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

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

Sponsorships, exhibitors, advertisers welcome

If you are interested in information about sponsoring, exhibiting or advertising in conjunction with the 129th Summer Meeting, please see the main page with links that refer to some of your options. Find Sponsorships under the ABOUT tab on the VBA website. Specific details about your potential involvement in the Summer Meeting will be linked as we get closer to the event. Or you can 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.

Programming information

Enhance your practice with a selection of MCLE presentations planned by many VBA sections. The statewide 129th Summer Meeting will take place in July at The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia. Plus, VBA meetings always include events for spouses or guests and children. Bring your family and join in on the fun.

Thank you to our sponsors!

The 129th Summer Meeting would not be possible without the following organizations:

Premier Meeting Sponsor: Virginia Barristers Alliance, Inc.

 

49th Annual Conference on Labor and Employment LawOpen in a New Window

Book Your Room By August 13, 2019

Rates start at $229/night. Reserve a room online or by calling 1-877-509-8400 and referencing The Virginia Bar Association.

Lansdowne Resort and Spa
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, VA 20176

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Bookmark vba.org/19labor, 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.

 

Young Lawyers Fall MeetingOpen in a New Window

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Bookmark vba.org/19yldfall, 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.

 

25th Annual Administrative Law ConferenceOpen in a New Window

Express Your Interest

Registration for this event is not yet open. Bookmark vba.org/19admin, 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.

 

130th Summer MeetingOpen in a New Window

Details to come when we get closer to this event.

If you are interested in information about sponsoring, exhibiting or advertising in conjunction with the 130th 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.

 

131st Summer MeetingOpen in a New Window

Details to come when we get closer to this event.

If you are interested in information about sponsoring, exhibiting or advertising in conjunction with the 131st 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.

 

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