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The NPBA has served the Legal Profession, the Judiciary and the Public since 1900. Membership is open to licensed attorneys, law students, legal administrators, and the local military legal community.


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Upcoming events

    • Monday, March 04, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Zoom


    • Tuesday, March 12, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Interested in joining a NPBA Committee? Learn more and sign up today!

    • Wednesday, March 13, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Zoom


    • Thursday, March 21, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Norfolk Courthouse Rotunda
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    March 21, 2024

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Free to NPBA members; $30 non-members

    Registration includes boxed lunch and water.


    Join us for the monthly luncheon meeting on March 21, 2024, for special guest speaker, Jay Paxton.

    Presenter:      

    Jay Paxton

    • Thursday, March 21, 2024
    • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Norfolk Courthouse - First Floor Training Room
    • 16
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    Post Luncheon CLE (1 CLE Credit)

    Managing Digital Evidence 

    • Summary of Topic
      • Discussing VA and Federal Rules as to ESI
      • Discovery Issues
      • Rules of Evidence
      • Laws Governing Collecting Digital Evidence
      • Practical Advice
    Area of Law:  Rules of Civil Procedure and Evidence for Litigation
      • Friday, March 22, 2024
      • 3:00 PM
      • Norfolk Courthouse / 150 Saint Paul's Boulevard / Courtroom 6A / Norfolk, VA 23510


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      CELEBRATE

      The Honorable John R. Doyle, III

      PORTRAIT UNVEILING CEREMONY

      Friday, March 22, 2024 at 3:00 p.m.

      Norfolk Courthouse

      150 Saint Paul's Boulevard

      Courtroom 6A

      Norfolk, VA 23510

      • Tuesday, April 09, 2024
      • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
      • Zoom

      Interested in joining a NPBA Committee? Learn more and sign up today!

      • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
      • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
      • Zoom


      • Thursday, April 11, 2024
      • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
      • Hilton Norfolk The Main, 100 E Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510
      • 103
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      26th Annual NPBA Bench Bar Conference 2024
      April 11, 2024
      Hilton Norfolk The Main


      11:00 a.m. Registration Opens

      12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Keynote Speaker
      The Hon. D. Arthur Kelsey, Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia

      1:15 – 2:15 p.m.  General Session – 1 hr. CLE Ethics (pending*)
      Topic: Bringing Access to Justice to All: A Pro Bono and Ethics Panel Discussion

      2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions - 3 concurrent sessions – 1 hr. CLE (pending* for each topic)

      Topic: “Rest v. Resilience: Mastering the Art of Balance in the Practice of Law”

      Topic: “Corporate Representative Depositions: What You Need to Know”

      Topic: "Dos and Don’ts – Tips from Judges"

      3:45 – 4:45 p.m.  Final General Session – 1 hr. CLE (pending*)
      Topic: "Significant Statutory Changes and Judicial Opinions from the Past Year"

      4:45 – 6:00 p.m. Reception sponsored by TowneBank, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers, Sentara, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, Veteran Reporters, Inc., and McGuireWoods.

      We look forward to seeing you at the Conference,

      The Members of the NPBA Bench Bar Committee

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

      Many Thanks to our 2024 Bench Bar Conference Sponsors!


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      SILVER SPONSORS

      Pierce & Thornton PLC

      Zahn Court Reporting


      BRONZE SPONSORS

      Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C.

      Become a 2024 Bench Bar Conference Sponsor Today!


      Sponsor list as of February 29, 2024.

      • Wednesday, May 01, 2024
      • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Norfolk Yacht & Country Club / 7001 Hampton Boulevard / Norfolk, VA 23505

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      More Information Coming

      • Wednesday, May 08, 2024
      • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
      • Zoom