Administrative Code

Creating a Report: Check the sections you'd like to appear in the report, then use the "Create Report" button at the bottom of the page to generate your report. Once the report is generated you'll then have the option to download it as a pdf, print or email the report.

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 35. Board Of Bar Examiners
Chapter 20. Law Reader Program Rule
7/25/2021

18VAC35-20-40. Responsibilities.

The board will make decisions regarding:

1. Acceptance or rejection of an application for enrollment in the program;

2. Acceptance or rejection of a lawyer to act as a supervising attorney;

3. A petition for advance standing;

4. A direction to the reader to change supervising attorneys;

5. Termination of a reader's enrollment in the program;

6. A petition for readmission;

7. Changes in course contents, course descriptions, or program completion requirements;

8. Any exceptions to the running of the six-year rule; and

9. Any other matter related to the program or referred to the board by the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-3922 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 2.1, eff. March 1, 1993.

Website addresses provided in the Virginia Administrative Code to documents incorporated by reference are for the reader's convenience only, may not necessarily be active or current, and should not be relied upon. To ensure the information incorporated by reference is accurate, the reader is encouraged to use the source document described in the regulation.

As a service to the public, the Virginia Administrative Code is provided online by the Virginia General Assembly. We are unable to answer legal questions or respond to requests for legal advice, including application of law to specific fact. To understand and protect your legal rights, you should consult an attorney.