Virtual Bench-Bar Conference 2021

Event Details

Virtual Bench-Bar Conference 2021

We are bringing together nine judges and nine clerks from each level of court in Chesterfield, Henrico and Richmond to provide you with the inside information on the newest changes and procedures for 2021 in all of the local courts. Bypass the confusion caused by the pandemic and get tips from the experts on scheduling cases, updated docket procedures, jury trial processes, planning for virtual trials, and everything else you need to know for an efficient, successful court practice. This is your “fast pass” to getting your case heard!

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m
Date: March 18, 2021
Location: Via Zoom

Cost: $100.00 ($110 after March 10th)
Special rate for lawyers practicing less than 6 years – $80.00 ($90 after March 10th)
Public sector attorney $80 ($90 after March 10th)
All sessions will be recorded and, as part of your registration, you will be able to view them until April 30th. No MCLE credit is offered for viewing the recorded sessions.


Or call the Bar office at 804-780-0700 to register


9:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Break-Out Sessions (1.5 hrs of MCLE credit)
Getting There is Half of the Battle – The “Fast-Pass” to Getting Your Case Heard

Circuit Court Practice
Panelists: Wendy S. Hughes, Clerk of Court; Heidi S. Barshinger, Clerk of Court; Edward F. Jewett, Clerk of Court
Moderator: William T. Fitzhugh

General District Court Practice
Panelists: Linda J. McCollum-Moore, Clerk of Court; Barbara C. Shaw, Clerk of Court; Sharon Shelton, Chief Deputy Clerk
Moderator: Brittany Rawlinson

Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court Practice
Panelists: Laura G. Griffin, Clerk of Court; Shannon Flinchum Meadowcroft, Clerk of Court; Felicia Edmonds-Rustin, Clerk of Court
Moderator: Melanie A. Friend

10:45 – 12:15 p.m. – Break-Out Sessions (1.5 hrs of MCLE credit)
Court is Now in Session – Tips for Trying Your Case in the New Normal

Circuit Court Practice
Panelists: Hon. David E. Johnson, Hon. Randall G. Johnson, Jr., Hon. W. Reilly Marchant
Moderator: Doris H. Causey

General District Court Practice
Panelists: Hon. Matthew D. Nelson, Hon. John K. Honey, Jr., Hon. David M. Hicks
Moderator: John A. Rockecharlie

Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court Practice
Panelists: Hon. Jayne A. Pemberton, Hon. Margaret W. Deglau, Hon. Marilynn C. Goss
Moderator: Christopher H. Macturk


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2021-03-18 9:00:00
2021-03-18 12:15:00
Virtual Bench-Bar Conference
Virtual Bench-Bar Conference
Via Zoom
Sharon Potter