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Tag Archives: Virginia Bar Association

Three groups partner for ‘Lawyer Wellness Challenge’

Billed as “Virginia’s premiere wellness competition,” groups from across the commonwealth are partnering for the 2nd Annual Lawyer Wellness Challenge. The challenge, a 10-day virtual competition, is a collaboration among the Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Virginia Judges ...

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New faces — Northern Virginia sees more diversity on bench, bar leadership (access required)

Advocates of diversity in the bench and bar say they’re pleased with recent advances in Northern Virginia, but questions remain about whether the progress is sustainable. Observers also see work to be done in making other bar groups more representative. ...

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Virginia Bar Association taps leaders, board for 2020 (access required)

WILLIAMSBURG–Virginia Beach lawyer Alison M. McKee took office as president of the Virginia Bar Association at the group’s winter meeting in Williamsburg Jan. 25. McKee, who practices with Kaufman & Canoles, succeeds Richard E. Garriott Jr., also of Virginia Beach. ...

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VBA asks lawyers ‘RUWell’? (access required)

Justin W. Earley was “the picture of stability and success” early in his legal career, having graduated at the top of his law class at Georgetown, passed the bar in his home state and landed a job at one of ...

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VBA looks to local bars to increase membership (access required)

The Virginia Bar Association recently began an initiative to increase membership by offering services to local bar members for free—on one condition. That condition is that the top three leaders of each local or specialty bar group—typically the president, president-elect ...

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Bar leaders, ACLU back judges’ right to advocate (access required)

A group of 23 former presidents of the Virginia Bar Association, as well as two civil liberties organizations, have come to the defense of two Virginia  judges accused of improper political activity. The former VBA presidents filed a friend of ...

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VBA honors three at the group’s summer meeting (access required)

HOT SPRINGS — The Virginia Bar Association honored two leaders in the community of Virginia lawyers who practice before the State Corporation Commission at its summer meeting last month at The Homestead. Anthony J. Gambardella Jr. and Guy T. Tripp ...

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Fewer COA filings fuels fee hike plea (access required)

Lawyers who write wills have been winning clients with advice on “how to avoid probate.” This marketing pitch may draw estate-planning clients, but delivering for the client has led to a downturn in business for Virginia’s commissioners of accounts, who ...

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