Class Descriptions

“Cocktail Party Law I: Drunks, Dogs & Guns: A Basic Primer in DUI, Traffic, Animal Law and Gun Law”

This CLE, first in a two-part series on common legal questions which nonlawyers may ask lawyers in a social context, will provide basic knowledge to all practioners about the relevant law and procedures when a client gets a DUI or another related traffic offense.  It will also include basic information about your rights and responsibilities related to dangerous dogs, dog bites, and animal neglect and will address basic firearms law such as permits, concealed carry rules and practical advice for gun owners.  Speakers are the Hon. Thomas A. Garrett, Jr. of the Senate of Virginia, Chris A. Bain of  BainSheldon and K. Michelle Welch of the Virginia Attorney General’s Office.

DATE: Thursday, October 30, 2014
TIME:  4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 2nd Floor Conference Room, 707 E. Main Street
COST: $50 for members ($60 after Oct. 23) – $65 for non-members ($75 after Oct. 23)
MCLE CREDIT: This program has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 2.0 hours of credit.


Pro Bono Housing Law Training set for December 2, 2014

Join us for the Pro Bono Law Training, co-sponsored by the Richmond Bar and the Legal Aid Justice Center, on December 2, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., at Williams Mullen, 200 South 10th Street, 16th Floor.  The training will consist of lectures on landlord/tenant law, Virginia procedure in housing law, and federally subsidized housing law.  It is anticipated the program will be approved for 3.0 hours of MCLE credit.  Pizza and soft drinks will be provided.  Space is limited, so reserve your spot soon:  Please RSVP to Ben Pace at or 804-420-6932.