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. Click here to join.

The Litigation Section will sponsor a CLE seminar on April 29, 2014 entitled “Straight from the Bench: A Panel Discussion with Our Federal Judiciary.”  The program, which has been approved for 2.0 hours of MCLE credit, will take place at the Spottswood W. Robinson III and Robert R. Merhige, Jr. Federal Courthouse at 701 East Broad St. from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  The presentation will concentrate on federal court practice in the “Rocket Docket” of the Eastern District of Virginia and will be followed by a social hour in which attendees can network, while continuing to discuss practice pointers with the panel members.  Cost to attend is $80 for members ($90 after April 23) and $90 for non-members ($100 after April 23).


Litigation Section Annual Meeting – May 13, 2014

The Litigation Section of the Richmond Bar Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at The Commonwealth Club, 401 W. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23220. The meeting will feature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Cost to attend is $50 (Section members only).  Reservations must be received by Friday, May 9th.  There will be no refunds after this date.

At the meeting the Section will elect the Officers and Executive Committee to preside over the 2014-2015 term of the Litigation Section.  The Nominating Committee has nominated the following individuals:

Officers: Chair: T. O’Connor Johnson; Chair-Elect: Andrew P. Sherrod; Secretary: Gwen M. Massie; Immediate Past Chair: Patricia C. McCullagh

Executive Committee: Corey W. Booker; W. Jeffrey Edwards; Lisa H. Leiner; Roman Lifson; Jayne A. Pemberton; PJ Turner;

The section appreciates the generosity of Planet Depos for their sponsorship of the event.