Practice rules for foreign attorneys are shaping up nicely in Virginia

Guest blogger: David Kessler is a Senior Director in the Legal Department of McAfee, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation, where he manages a team that oversees all of McAfee’s public sector business transactions and compliance obligations.

For in-house counsel who could one day be interested in waiving into membership in the Virginia State Bar, we have good news: The Virginia Supreme Court appears to be responding favorably to arguments made by the WMACCA Chapter and ACC to modernize and expand the current reciprocal admission rules.
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WMACCA & ACC TEAM UP ON VIRGINIA PRACTICE RULES – And WMACCA Offers Tips to ACC Chapters Ready to Have an Impact

On December 1, 2012, the WMACCA Chapter and ACC filed comments with the Supreme Court of Virginia on proposed changes to the rules on admission without examination. The comment letter underscored WMACCA and ACC’s commitment to ensure that state practice … Continue reading