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Bar urges clear rule against sex with clients (access required)

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A Virginia State Bar committee proposes a “bright-line rule” prohibiting sexual relations between a lawyer and a current client unless the intimate relationship predated the lawyer-client relationship. Bar prosecutors regularly get complaints about lawyer-client liaisons, the committee chair said. Incidents ...

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Myerson to lead VSB in 2021 (access required)

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Reston attorney Jay B. Myerson is the president-elect designate of the Virginia State Bar. Myerson was unopposed as the Oct. 1 deadline passed for VSB members to apply for the president-elect position for the 2020-21 bar year. Under bar rules, ...

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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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