Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
7/25/2021

Part II. Board of Bar Examiners

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.

18VAC35-20-50. Filing.

All petitions or requests shall be in writing and shall be directed to the board at the office of the Secretary of the Board of Bar Examiners. No application, petition, request, or other document is deemed filed until actually received, complete with all attachments, in the Office of the Secretary of the Board.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-3922 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 2.2, eff. March 1, 1993.

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