A monthly summary of news from the Virginia State Bar
On December 5, the Supreme Court of Virginia adopted a model policy regarding the use of personal electronic devices in the courtroom.

On December 12, the Court amended three rules and rejected one . The approved amendments pertain to:
  • Rule 3C:2. Uniform Fine Schedule
  • Part Six, Section III, Canon 3, regarding judicial conduct
  • Part Six, Section II, Rule 1.8. regarding Conflict of Interest

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Professional Regulation
There are no new disciplinary actions for the month of December.

At its September 21 meeting, the Clients' Protection Fund Board awarded $43,858.46 to former clients of Virginia lawyers whose law license had been suspended or revoked for disciplinary reasons, or had died and not properly maintained funds.

A Virginia State Bar search committee recommended Deputy Executive Director Renu M. Brennan to succeed Ned Davis, who is retiring, as bar counsel.
The Virginia State Bar is searching for a Deputy Executive Director . Please see the full description of the position here .
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