Litigation Section

Membership in the Litigation Section allows attorneys from a wide range of litigation backgrounds to network, exchange practice information and foster professionalism through a variety of continuing legal education and social functions. Annual section dues are $25 in addition to being a member of the Richmond Bar Association. Click here to join.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FALL SOCIAL – SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

The Litigation Section will host a Fall Social on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at C Street, 3325 W. Cary Street.  The event, featuring cocktails, beer, wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres will take place from 6:00 – 8:30 pm.  Cost to attend is $25 per person for section members and $50 for non-members.  Register on-line here or call 780-0700.  Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on Friday, September 11, 2015.  No refunds will be issued after September 11th.

The Section appreciates  Planet Depos  for their generous sponsorship of this event.
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Litigation Section & Young Lawyers Section to co-host CLE program on October 14, 2015

The Litigation Section and the Young Lawyers Section will co-sponsor a luncheon program addressing effective witness examinations. The seminar, entitled “Witness Examination in Deposition and at Trial” will take place on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. at WilliamsMullen (200 S. 10th Street, Richmond, VA).  Lunch will be provided.  The panelists will provide tips and best practices for questioning witnesses in deposition and at trial, focusing on direct and cross examination, experts, preparation, and dealing with hostile witnesses and objections from opposing counsel. It is anticipated that this program will be approved for 1.0 hour of VA MCLE credit.

Cost to attend is $25 for YLS and LS members and $45 for non-Section members. Register on-line here or call 780-0700.  Reservations must be received by Friday, October 9, 2015.  No refunds will be issued after October 9th.