You Posted What? Practical Guidance on Advising Your Clients on Social Media Usage

Posted on 12/1/2020
Do not ignore the fact that your clients likely use multiple social media platforms. Try to have at least a working knowledge of the various platforms.

Navigating the Morass: Civil Litigation During COVID-19

Posted on 11/30/2020
This article seeks to provide a brief overview of how the global pandemic has impacted our court systems, focusing on civil litigation in state court.

Innocent Until Proven Guilty: Being an Advocate for Your Client

Posted on 11/30/2020
Often a question that criminal attorneys receive from others outside of the profession is “How can you defend someone who is a criminal?”

Getting Back to Court in the Age of COVID-19

Posted on 11/30/2020
The aspects of the pandemic that most uniquely impact attorneys and our ability to advocate for our clients are things that are, to some degree or another, within our control.

Reaching Attorneys Across the State: Immigrant Outreach Committee Programming

Posted on 11/30/2020
Criminal defense attorneys have an ethical duty to non-citizen clients to provide accurate advice regarding the consequences of a criminal disposition on immigration status.

Appellate Advocacy

Posted on 11/10/2020
Your clients have the right to appeal their trial verdicts to the appellate level but do you know how to advocate in front of these courts?

VSB Young Lawyers Create Foster Care Resource Guide for Hampton Roads

Posted on 10/30/2020
The Young Lawyers Conference (YLC) of the Virginia State Bar has created a foster care resource guide to assist children and families involved in the foster care system in Hampton Roads.

Conversation with Jamilah D. LeCruise, 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year

Posted on 8/31/2020
Jamilah D. LeCruise received the YLC’s R. Edwin Burnette Jr. Young Lawyer of the Year award for 2020 earlier this year.

The Lawyer Wellness Challenge

Posted on 8/24/2020
With the added pressure of recent global events, this year’s Lawyer Wellness Challenge was an especially welcome reflection and assessment of ourselves during this very long year.

VSB Young Lawyers Conference Wins National Awards

Posted on 8/9/2020
The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference (YLC) received the American Bar Association 2020 Award of Achievement.