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Supreme Court of Virginia Approves LEO 1900; Amends Two Rules

Posted on 1/5/2024
On January 4, 2024, the Supreme Court of Virginia approved LEO 1900 effective immediately, and amended Rules 8.4 and 1A:8 effective March 4, 2024.

  

Candidates Sought for Two Vacancies for Commissioner on the State Corporation Commission

Posted on 11/30/2023
All interested candidates for the two vacancies for Commissioner on the State Corporation Commission should submit a resume and letter of interest to the Division of Legislative Services by Friday, January 5, 2024.

  

Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules 5A and 4

Posted on 11/27/2023
Ordered on November 21, 2023, the Supreme Court of Virginia has amended Rule 5A:19 effective immediately, and Rules 4:1(g), 4:8(d), 4:9(b), 5A:25, 5A:6, 5A:8, and 5A:10, effective January 20, 2024.

  

The VSB seeks public comment on proposed amendments to Paragraph 13-5 and Bylaws

Posted on 10/19/2023
At its meeting on Jan. 24, 2024, the Committee on Lawyer Discipline unanimously approved recommending the proposed Paragraph 13-5 and Bylaws revisions to VSB Council for approval at its February 24, 2024, meeting.

  

Supreme Court of Virginia Corrects Judicial Canons Order

Posted on 10/13/2023
On October 13, 2023, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued an Order correcting an order of December 15, 2021 (effective January 1, 2022) in which it amended Part Six, Section III, Canons of Judicial Conduct.

  

The Supreme Court of Virginia Raises Fees for Court-Appointed Counsel

Posted on 10/3/2023
The Supreme Court of Virginia has revised the fee structure used for compensating court-appointed counsel in appeals of criminal convictions and terminations of parental rights.

  

Supreme Court of Virginia Approves Two VSB Petitions; Amends Fine Schedule

Posted on 9/29/2023
On Friday, September 29, 2023, the Supreme Court of Virginia approved two Virginia State Bar Council petitions presented to the Court after its June 15, 2023, meeting.

  

VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Virginia Court of Appeals Vacancy

Posted on 9/18/2023
The Virginia State Bar has been asked by Senator R. Creigh Deeds, co-chair of the Judiciary Committee of the Senate of Virginia, to evaluate candidates for a vacancy on the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

  

Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rule 1A:1

Posted on 9/13/2023
The Supreme Court of Virginia amended the Rules of Court, Rule 1A:1, Admission to Practice in This Commonwealth Without Examination effective November 13, 2023.

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