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VSB holds elections for seats on council (access required)

Five circuits have more candidates than seats available on the Virginia State Bar Council. Attorneys in Norfolk, Richmond, Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax will elect their council representatives by returning a marked ballot that will be mailed by April 15. Ballots ...

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Chabalewski is tapped as new VSB Counsel (access required)

A search committee of the Virginia State Bar has selected Senior Assistant Attorney General George W. Chabalewski to succeed Barbara Ann Williams as head of the Virginia State Bar’s disciplinary system. Chabalewski still must be approved formally as bar counsel, ...

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VSB: Mandatory insurance mulled (access required)

Virginia is a leader in the amount of protection it provides clients against the malpractice of attorneys licensed in the state. It is one of 13 states that require lawyers with private practices to disclose whether they have legal malpractice ...

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