Felton photoJudge Walter S. Felton, Jr. to speak at Bar’s October luncheon being held on Thursday, October 23rd.

Hon. Walter, S. Felton, Jr., Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, will be the featured speaker at the Richmond Bar Luncheon on Thursday, October 23, 2014.  The luncheon will be held at the Omni Hotel beginning at 12:30 p.m.  Click here to register or call 780-0700 for reservations.


Tom G. Slater, Jr. to receive Bar’s Professionalism Award at luncheon

Thomas G. Slater, Jr. is the recipient of the Association’s Hunter W. Martin Professionalism Award, which will be presented at the luncheon on October 23, 2014.  The award is presented annually to members of the legal profession who, throughout their lives and careers in the law, have best exemplified the conduct and high ideals embodied in the Bar’s Principles of Professionalism.

Judicial Nominations

NOTICE is hereby given that the Judiciary Committee of the Bar Association of the City of Richmond solicits and invites suggestions from the Bench, Bar, and the public at-large of names of qualified persons to be considered for endorsement as candidates for judicial vacancies in the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond occasioned by the retirements of Judge Melvin R. Hughes, Jr. and Judge Richard D. Taylor, Jr. and a judicial vacancy in the Circuit Court of the County of Henrico occasioned by the retirement in April 2015 of Judge Catherine C. Hammond.

Suggestions must be in writing and should be mailed to Anne G. Scher, Esq., c/o Richmond Bar Association, P.O. Box 1213, Richmond, Virginia 23218 or hand-delivered to her at the Bar office located at 707 E. Main Street, Suite 1620, Richmond, VA 23219.  Please include contact information for the individual(s) whom you nominate.  Nominations must be received no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, October 13, 2014 in order to be considered.

Anne G. Scher, Immediate Past President, Ex-Officio Member of the Judiciary Committee
John K. Burke, Jr., President

CLE Seminars 2014-2015

Our Fall CLE programs feature topics presented by the area’s leading attorneys and judges.  Visit our CLE page for a listing of programs.

23rd Annual Bench Bar Conference

The Richmond Metropolitan Area Local and Specialty Bar Associations will present the 23rd annual Bench Bar Conference on Thursday, October 23, 2014.  Visit our Events/Bench Bar Conference page for details.

Local Judges Offer Feedback to Administration of Justice Committee Members

The Administration of Justice Committee conducts yearly interviews with local judges and would like to share their comments with the members of the association.  Click here to view comments.


September 17, 2014

Administration of Justice Committee Meeting
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
2nd Floor Conference Room

September 17, 2014

Real Estate Section CLE/Dinner
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Jefferson Lakeside Country Club

September 17, 2014

Litigation Section Fall Social
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

September 23, 2014

Bankruptcy Section CLE & Luncheon
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Hilton Garden Inn

September 29, 2014

Executive Committee Meeting
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Bar Office

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