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Virginia State Bar Professionalism Program for First Years, January 30

Virginia State Bar “Professionalism for Law Students” Program

On Wednesday, January 30, 2008, the Virginia State Bar will sponsor a seminar/workshop on professionalism. The program focuses on first year law students, and all first year students are very strongly encouraged to attend.

The purpose of this extremely important program is to introduce first year law students to the idea of professionalism, including their relationships with the client and the court, and to allow them to meet prominent members of Virginia's Bar and Bench. A reception hosted by the Virginia State Bar will follow in the atrium.

The program is as follows:

4:00-4:30 pm (Room 121)

Welcome remarks by Dean Daniel D. Polsby

Opening remarks from the bench
Hon David T. Stitt – Fairfax Circuit Court

Professionalism & Relationships with the Client
Jon D. Huddleston, Esq. – Sevila, Saunders, Huddleston & White, P.C.

Relationship with the Court
Hon. Johanna L. Fitzpatrick – Senior Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia

4:30-6:00 pm (Rooms 120, 121, and 221)

Breakout Groups moderated by:

Hon. David T. Stitt – Fairfax Circuit Court
Hon. Johanna L. Fitzpatrick – Senior Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia

Hon. Stanley P. Klein – Fairfax Circuit Court
Hon. Jeri K. Somers – U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

Jon D. Huddleston, Esq. – Sevila, Saunders, Huddleston & White, P.C.
Andrea L. Bridgeman, Esq. – Freddie Mac

6:00-7:00 pm (Atrium)

Reception hosted by the Virginia State Bar

The program is an excellent opportunity for law students to hear from and discuss with future colleagues and Judges the role professionalism plays in the professional and personal lives of all lawyers. We strongly encourage you to join us on January 30th at 4:00 pm.