Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
7/25/2021

Part VIII. Withdrawal

18VAC35-20-300. Voluntary withdrawal by reader.

A reader who wishes to withdraw from the program shall notify the board in writing. The supervising attorney shall give the board a written report summarizing the supervising attorney's evaluation of the reader's progress and standing in the program.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-3922 and 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 8.1, eff. March 1, 1993.

18VAC35-20-310. Involuntary withdrawal by reader.

A reader will be deemed to have withdrawn from the program and will be required to petition for readmission if:

1. Any examination or quarterly supervising attorney's certificate is not received by the board within the time specified by regulation; or

2. The reader is absent from the program for more than four weeks in a calendar year without the board's prior approval of a petition for a leave of absence.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-3922 and 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 8.2, eff. March 1, 1993.

18VAC35-20-320. Voluntary withdrawal by supervising attorney.

A supervising attorney who wishes to withdraw from that position shall notify the board and the reader in writing at least two months prior to the expected date of such withdrawal, unless the action is necessitated by illness in which event the time limit does not apply.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-3922 and 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 8.3, eff. March 1, 1993.

18VAC35-20-330. Involuntary withdrawal by supervising attorney.

The supervising attorney will be deemed to have withdrawn from the position (i) if a disciplinary sanction is imposed upon a supervising attorney, whether or not the sanction is appealed, or (ii) if the supervising attorney is convicted of a felony or any misdemeanor which involves lying, cheating, stealing or other dishonesty.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-3922 and 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 8.4, eff. March 1, 1993.

18VAC35-20-340. Effect on the six-year rule.

If the need to change supervising attorneys is not a result of the reader's actions, the board will suspend the running of the six-year rule during the reasonable time the reader uses his best efforts to find a replacement supervising attorney.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-3922 and 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 8.5, eff. March 1, 1993.

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