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23rd Annual Bench Bar Conference [Virtual] - 3.0 CLE (1.0 Ethics) Credits Pending*

  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Zoom videoconferencing


  • Judges, please use this registration type.
  • Non-NPBA Members, please use this registration type.
  • Members of the NPBA Bench Bar Conference committee, please use this registration type with your registration code.
  • Registration for current NPBA members.

Registration is closed


Keynote Speaker (1:00pm - 1:15pm):
Hon. Roderick C. Young, 
U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia


Session I (1:15pm - 2:15pm)

COVID-19 and the Courts (1 CLE Credit)

Hon. Mary Jane Hall, Norfolk Circuit Court
Hon. David W. Lannetti, Norfolk Circuit Court
Hon. Joseph C. Lindsey
, Norfolk General District Court
Kristan B. Burch, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.


Session II (2:30pm - 3:30pm)

Confidentiality: Part V (Clients’ Past and Ongoing Misconduct) (1 Ethics Credit)

Thomas E. Spahn, McGuireWoods


Session III (3:45pm - 4:45pm)

Legislative Update (1 CLE Credit)

Delegate Steven E. Heretick, Virginia House of Delegates
Hon. Everett A. Martin, Jr., Norfolk Circuit Court
L. Steven Emmert, Sykes, Bourdon, Ahern & Levy, P.C.

The 23rd Annual Bench Bar Conference will be conducted 100% virtually via Zoom Webinar.

After registering for the event here and paying for your ticket, you will be sent a confirmation email and you will automatically receive a separate email with your personal link to the webinar from Zoom. 

Please contact the bar association staff with any questions, comments, or feedback at contact@norfolkandportsmouthbar.org or (757) 622-3152.

All registrations must be completed by Monday, May 17, 2021, at 5pm.

*Application for approval for this course or program is pending with the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board.