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’Tis the season to plan your holiday marketing efforts (access required)

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Now is the time for you to start planning in order to guarantee the success of your holiday marketing efforts. Even if it dawns on you that you ha­ven’t been faithfully sending out thank-you notes or acknowledging your refer­ral sources ...

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774 pass July bar exam (access required)

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A total of 774 applicants passed the Virginia bar exam in July, according to information released by the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners. The pass rate was 73.09 percent, a three-year high, the VBBE said. Previous pass rates for the ...

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New study shows persistent gender pay gap (access required)

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Despite findings showing large gains in pay for both equity and non-equity partners in law firms, a Major, Lindsey & Africa biennial Partner Compensation Survey also found that male partners earn, on average, 44 percent more than their female counterparts. ...

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Bar won’t back pro bono reporting (access required)

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ROANOKE – A proposal to require lawyers to report their pro bono contributions each year will go to the Supreme Court of Virginia without the blessing of the Virginia State Bar. Members of the VSB Council voted 29-25 Oct. 7 ...

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Pro bono reporting issue sparks VSB ‘crisis’ (access required)

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By Dean E. Lhospital The Virginia State Bar is having some­thing of an existential crisis at the moment. In a diffuse and diverse organization of more than 40,000 sometimes argumenta­tive professionals, it is not surprising that its members would hold ...

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