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P.O. Box 11163
Newport News, VA 23601


The next membership meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at 12:30 p.m. at the Marriott at City Center.  Bob Bradenham and Eric Kempf will be our guest speakers.  
On November 10, 2016, the Bar is hosting a First Day in Practice program at the courthouse.                    

June 29, 2016 -  CLE at Hampton-Newport News Community Service Board - Communicating with and advocating for clients with mental health issues
July 13, 2016 
-  Monthly business meeting.   Ellen Williams, Clinical Director of the Center for Child & Family Services will be our guest speaker.
September 14, 2016 -  Monthly business meeting.   Glenn Oder will be our featured speaker.
October 5, 2016 -  Monthly business meeting.   The Virginia State Bar will present a two hour ethics CLE; this program will begin at 3 p.m.
November 9, 2016 -  Monthly business meeting.   
November 10, 2016 -  First Day in Practice CLE
December 14, 2016 -  Annual Bench and Bar Breakfast.


The Membership Committee promotes and encourages membership in the Newport News Bar Association through recruiting, retaining, and renewing membership of new and existing members.  The Committee recommends policies, procedures, and initiatives to assure a growing and thriving membership organization.  The Committee also recommends proposed changes in membership regulations to the Board of Directors, and actively promotes and encourages membership participation in Bar activities.

Dues for government attorneys and those who are eligible for the Young Lawyers Committee are $100. To be a member of the Young Lawyers Committee, you must have been in practice for less than five years OR be 35 years old or younger.

Honorary Membership is an option for those 70 years old and older; however, please be advised that Honorary members are not voting members. If you would like to become an Honorary Member, please so indicate on the attached form and simply return it to the address shown on the attached form. No payment is necessary.

Active and Associate memberships (those who do not fall in one of the above two categories) are $200.  Associate membership is for those who do not meet the requirements for active membership, but wish to become a member of the Bar in order to take advantage of all that the Bar has to offer.  Associate members are nonvoting members and cannot serve on the Board.