October 24, 2022
Highlights of the October 21 VSB Council Meeting
At its meeting on October 21, 2022, in Charlottesville, the Virginia State Bar Council heard the following significant reports and took the following actions.
Amendments to Paragraph 3
Council unanimously approved proposed amendments to Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 3 of the Rules of Court defining judicial class membership. The proposed changes will be presented to the Supreme Court of Virginia for approval.
Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1899
Council unanimously approved proposed LEO 1899, Use of Conversion Clauses in Flat Fee Agreement. The proposed opinion will be presented to the Supreme Court of Virginia for approval.
Election of Disciplinary Board Chairs
Council unanimously approved candidates to fill VSB Disciplinary Board chair vacancies. The candidates will be presented to the Supreme Court of Virginia for appointment.
Election of District Disciplinary Committee Members
Council unanimously approved candidates to fill vacancies on the VSB District Disciplinary Committee Members for attorney vacancies on the First, Fourth, Sixth, and Seventh Districts.
Staff Member Retirement
Council unanimously approved a resolution honoring the retirement of James Michael McCauley, who has served the Virginia State Bar since 1989 first as Assistant Bar Counsel and later as Ethics Counsel.