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VSB seeks comment on reciprocal discipline

A Virginia State Bar committee wants to reaffirm the bar’s authority to punish Virginia lawyers based on discipline imposed by authorities elsewhere. At the same time, a proposal to revise the VSB reciprocal discipline rules would remove “strict default provisions” ...

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Bar still seeks comment on tech-awareness rules (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Legal Ethics hopes to spark more dialogue on proposed rules changes requiring lawyers to have some level of familiarity with modern technology as it affects their law practices. Because only six lawyers commented ...

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Lawyers blast VSB email, phone proposal (access required)

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A torrent of lawyer objections may have killed a plan to add email addresses and telephone numbers to lawyers’ official addresses of record with the Virginia State Bar. The VSB staff will recommend that the agency’s Executive Committee drop the ...

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Rule changes would mandate tech-savvy lawyers (access required)

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Virginia lawyers would have an explicit duty to be familiar with modern computer technology and to avoid digital security blunders, under proposed changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct. The Virginia State Bar is seeking comments on additions to two ...

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