RBA CLE Conference April 26, 2019

On Friday, April 26, 2019, the RBA held a CLE program. The guest speaker was Kevin Martingayle who spoke on professionalism and civility: why it is important, what it means, where ethics fits in and general concepts.  Mr. Martingayle was followed by Judge Michael Urbanski and Judge David Carson who spoke on professionalism, ethics and civility from the perspective of the bench: observations, cautions, tips, how certain behaviors are considered...

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RBA Luncheon April 2019

The meeting was called to order by President-elect Patrick Kenney.   Mr. Kenney recognized Lori Bentley, Chairman Memorials and Resolutions. Ms. Bentley introduced Al McLean who presented a memorial resolution in honor of Joseph D. Logan, III , Esq.  Mr. Kenney introduced the guest speaker, Raphael E. Ferris, Ferris & Eakin, PC. Mr. Ferris spoke on the reduction of attorneys in elected offices. Thank you to the RVLSA for assisting with...

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RBA March 2019 Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President J. Lee E. Osborne.   Mr. Osborne recognized Anna Goltz from Feeding America Southwest Virginia, who spoke on the upcoming Legal Food Frenzy drive. She encouraged all firms to register. Lori Bentley, Memorials Committee, introduced Mark Feldmann who presented a memorial resolution in honor of Robert E. Glenn, Esq.  President-Elect Patrick Kenney introduced the guest speaker,  Nicholas Conte, Carilion...

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RBA Bench Bar Conference February 22, 2019

The annual Bench Bar Conference was held on February 22nd in the White Room at Blue 5 Restaurant.  Andrew Gerrish, Chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee, organized the event. Beth Burgin Waller, Esq. of Woods Rogers PLC,  presented a one hour CLE on the topic of “Ethical Issues in Practice: Cybersecurity”.  The State of the Judiciary addresses were presented by judges from the various courts, followed by an open forum discussion. Thank you to...

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RBA February 2019 Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President J. Lee E. Osborne.   Mr. Osborne recognized Macel Janoschka. Ms. Janoschka shared the dates of the upcoming Rule of Law classes and encouraged the membership to participate. Mr. Osborne recognized Devon Slovensky. Ms. Slovensky, Pro Bono Chairman, explained Blue Ridge Legal Counsels need for assistance with conflict cases throughout the year and encourage everyone to fill out the volunteer forms...

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