Alexandria U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee is the recipient of the 2016 Virginia State Bar Diversity Conference’s Clarence M. Dunnaville Jr. Achievement Award. Lee is being honored for fostering, encouraging, and facilitating diversity and inclusion in the bar, the ...Read More »
Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg, legal director of Northern Virginia’s Legal Aid Justice Center’s Immigrant Advocacy Center, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Virginia Legal Aid Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Access to Legal Services Committee. Sandoval-Moshenberg specializes in ...
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Lelia Baum Hopper, director of the Court Improvement Project at the administrative office of the Supreme Court of Virginia, died this week, the court’s executive secretary reported. Ms. Hopper headed the CIP from its inception in 1995 until this year, ...Read More »
In the wake of a guilty plea to a corruption charge in federal court, the Virginia State Bar has revoked the license of veteran Bristol attorney G. Walter Bressler. Bressler on April 7 admitted keeping quiet about allegations of misconduct ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia has turned aside a lawyer’s challenge to his third reprimand for failing to keep clients informed about their cases. Ronald A. Robinson Jr. of Woodbridge complained that a Virginia State Bar disciplinary committee wrongly refused ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar is proposing to expand its disapproval of lawyer-legislators getting into business with lobbyists. The VSB is asking for comment on a proposed legal ethics opinion that would advise against any state lobbying by a consulting firm ...Read More »
Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of Virginia has been named the recipient of the William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award from the Virginia State Bar section on the education of lawyers. The award recognizes an ...Read More »