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Notes from the VBA summer meeting

HOT SPRINGS—Members of the Virginia Bar Association made their way to the mountains this past weekend for the group’s summer meeting, the highlight of which was the Virginia senatorial debate between two ex-governors, Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine. ...

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10 Questions for VBA President Hugh Fain (access required)

1.?What is your 30-second (or 50-word) elevator speech about why a lawyer should join the VBA? We are privileged to be a part of the legal profession, and with that privilege comes responsibility. The VBA advances the highest ideals of ...

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Capital One’s Justice Server program links pro bono lawyers to clients

Lawyers and information-technology experts at Capital One are teaming up with private and public sector lawyers to streamline the administration of pro bono legal work in Virginia. Lawyers who do pro bono work find that one of the best ways ...

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The VBA Legislative Agenda for the 2012 session (access required)

Highlights of legislation backed by the Virginia Bar Association, the Boyd-Graves Conference, the Virginia Family Law Coalition and the Virginia Alternative Dispute Resolution Joint Committee. Rules of Evidence. The Boyd-Graves Conference strongly supports passage of the Virginia Rules of Evidence ...

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Bill seeks bar membership for law profs, court won’t block (access required)

Some Virginia law professors would be eligible to practice law even though they have not passed the bar exam under a bill introduced at the General Assembly. The proposal has been advanced by Washington & Lee University law Prof. A. ...

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