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Corporate counsel applicants subject to fitness test (access required)

Lawyers seeking a corporate counsel certificate to practice as in-house counsel in Virginia must pass a character and fitness review by the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners starting Jan. 1. The Supreme Court of Virginia on Nov. 1 revamped Rule 1A:5 governing corporate counsel certificates, apparently with an eye on a statute - Code § 54.1--3925.1 ...