September 24, 2010

Legal Aid Justice Center – referral list

Filed under: News — CABA @ 1:28 pm

The Legal Aid Justice Center is compiling a referral list for distribution to low-income individuals who are seeking legal representation in employment matters, including but not limited to discrimination claims, Family and Medical Leave Act claims, and other employment disputes.  If you would like to be included on our referral list, please send your name, address and phone number to Carolyn Kalantari at

July 9, 2010

Legislatve Change – surrender of out of state driver’s license

Filed under: News — CABA @ 8:56 am

A change in Virginia law effective July 1, 2010, mandates the surrender of an out of state driver’s license in DUI cases.

For more information, please click  DMV 2010 Legislative Bulletin

This information is posted at the request of Judge Downer.

June 24, 2010

Notice – No free phone service at Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail after 6/30/2010

Filed under: Member News,News — CABA @ 8:12 am

Colonel Ronald Matthews, of the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail, advises by letter that due to current economic conditions the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail will not longer provide free phone calls between inmates and attorneys after June 30, 2010.

There is a procedure for establishing a pre-paid account for collect calls.

For Colonel Matthews’ letter with further details, please click here:

no free phone service with Regional Jail

March 28, 2010

Senior Citizens Handbook

Filed under: Member News,News — CABA @ 10:24 am

Click here for Senior Citizens Handbook.  The Senior Citizens Handbook summarizes and discusses the laws and programs affecting senior citizens in Virginia.  The Senior Citizens Handbook is published by the Virginia State Bar and is a project of the Senior Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar with funding in part from the Virginia Law Foundation

March 1, 2010

Fee Caps for Court Appointed Counsel

Filed under: Member News,News — CABA @ 5:16 pm

Judge Hogshire has asked us to pass along the following to all members of the Bar regarding fee waivers.

Karl R. Hade, Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of Virginia, has advised all Judges that due to a recently proposed budget amendment by the Senate Finance Committee, his office does not anticipate that they will be in a position to process or pay waivers after mid-March 2010. This amendment would reduce monies available for waivers in the current fiscal year from $4.2 million to $3.6 million. Once the General Assembly has finalized the budget, Mr. Hade will provide an updated status on these monies to the Judges.

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