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Attorney Volunteers Needed for Medical Malpractice Review Panels

Thursday, May 4, 2017  
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Call for Attorney Volunteers to Serve on Medical Malpractice Review Panels

The Supreme Court of Virginia has asked the Virginia State Bar to provide an updated list of attorneys willing to serve on Medical Malpractice Review Panels (MMRP).  Attorneys who are interested in serving should submit a letter of interest and a resume to Karen A. Gould, Executive Director, Virginia State Bar at gould@vsb.org on or before June 7, 2017.

 

To be qualified to serve, the attorney must be (1) impartial, (2) an active in-good-standing member of the Virginia State Bar, and (3) actively practicing. Sixty members will be appointed, but the terms will be staggered with one-third of the members to be rotated off each year. Further information on the MMRP process can be found at Va. Code ยง 8.01-581.3.

 

The Medical Malpractice Rules of Practice can be found in Volume 11 of the Code and online at http://www.vacourts.gov/courts/scv/medmalrules.pdf

 

If you have questions, please contact Ms. Gould at 804-775-0550 or gould@vsb.org.


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