November 30, 2017
Virginia State Bar E-News, December 2017
The Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics has voted not to send proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1888
to Council. After receiving many comments in support of and in opposition to the proposed LEO, the committee will consider other means of addressing the issues. The proposed LEO concerns a prosecutor’s duty to disclose evidence that tends to negate the guilt of the accused.
Reminder: The MCLE reporting deadline is 4:45 p.m. December 15.
At its meeting on September 15, 2017, the Clients’ Protection Fund
board awarded $38,168.33 to 11 clients of lawyers who had been disbarred or suspended for dishonest conduct and to two clients of deceased lawyers.
Annual Criminal Law Seminar
, sponsored by the VSB Criminal Law Section and Virginia CLE, is scheduled for February 2 in Charlottesville and February 9 in Williamsburg.
· Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award
· William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award
· Family Law Service Award
· Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award
Updated: Dec 04, 2017
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