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Disbarment raises questions about reciprocal discipline (access required)

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For the second time in a dozen years, a Virginia State Bar discipline panel has struggled with whether Virginia lawyers should be forced to defend their VSB privileges based on suspension or revocation by federal authorities. The issue of so-called ...

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VSB Council elections set in three circuits (access required)

The Virginia State Bar will hold circuit elections for representatives to the VSB Council in three circuits this month. In the 5th Circuit in Southside, two candidates – Carl Phillips “Phil” Ferguson and Fred D. Taylor – will vie for ...

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Weiner to seek VSB top post (access required)

Edward Weiner

Fairfax lawyer Edward Weiner has made what he hopes is a preemptive announcement of his bid for presidency of the Virginia State Bar. If elected, he would not become president of the bar until 2015 under the VSB’s elongated leadership ...

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Virginia State Bar will need new home (access required)

The Virginia State Bar is on the lookout for a new office location. The VSB has been advised the lease for its headquarters in a Richmond office building will not be renewed when it expires in August, so the agency ...

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