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The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association is dedicated to promoting professionalism within the trial bar, enhancing the competency of trial lawyers, and protecting and preserving the liberties, rights, and benefits of an efficient and constitutionally sound judicial system. Learn more.


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For Our Members

March 2015- Rob Dean

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What's New

VTLA process for recommending
candidates for Supreme Court Vacancy
May 2015

If you are interested in having VTLA consider you in our recommendations to Governor McAuliffe to fill the SCV vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of Justice Millette, you must provide us with the following information no later than May 29:
1. A completed Judicial Questionnaire
2. Your most recent CV/Resume
3. Writing Sample(s)
Please send this information to Jack Harris no later than May 29.



The Art and Science of
Mastering the Jury Trial

book by
Judge Sam Johnston
and Irv Cantor


Sources of Coverage
full seminar - DVDs of
presentations, book on CD,
hard copy of book
$150 for VTLA members
order here

Sources of Coverage Book
$99 for VTLA members
order here

Sources of Coverage Book
$25 for VTLA members
only on CD
order here