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Byrum, Buniva are new leaders of VSB (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Marni E. Byrum of Alexandria took office as president of the Virginia State Bar June 14. Byrum has served in numerous positions in the bar dating back to 1984. Currently, she is a member of the VSB Council and ...

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Future tense (access required)

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Lawyers may be slow to change and stress over technology, but the future of law practice demands data protection, a Virginia State Bar committee says. Running a law office of any size requires technological competence, the panel emphasized in a ...

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VSB’s Clients’ Protection Fund paid $51K in January (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar’s Clients’ Protection Fund board has approved payouts worth $51,123 to clients who suffered financial losses as a result of six Virginia attorneys’ dishonest conduct. At a January meeting, the board approved funds for new claims worth ...

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Bar proposes elimination of lowest sanctions (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar may drop two low-level options for resolving ethics charges against attorneys. The VSB’s Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline also proposes changes aimed at improving public notice of disciplinary actions and open access to disciplinary proceedings. Two ...

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