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Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar
Association Committees

The Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association could not accomplish its work without the aid of various committees. The following is a list of committees and their responsibilities.

Bench Bar

Plans and executes programming for the Bench Bar Conference each April.

Continuing Legal Education

Plans and executes the many CLE seminars offered throughout the year by the Association. Develops topics, identifies instructors and coordinates seminar details.


Assists with Association membership recruitment and retention.


Makes recommendations to the Executive Committee for selection of the Eggleston/I’Anson Professionalism Award. Available to address professionalism issues as they arise.


Assists the Association President with speakers and programs for luncheon and breakfast meetings of the Association. Contacts speakers, makes invitations and corresponds with speakers before and after the event.

Public Relations

Plans and executes projects designed to enhance the image of the profession in the community and provide public services, which include the Legal Food Frenzy to benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia; recommends recipients for the Hoffman Community Service Award and the Liberty Bell Award to the Executive Committee.

Young Lawyers Section

Open to NPBA members who are under the age of 37 or who have been in practice less than five years.

If you are interested in serving on one of these committees, please complete the Committee Application and return it to the Bar Association office.

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