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VSB NEWS < Noteworthy Kevin E. Martingayle is Presidentelect of the Virginia State Bar Kevin E. Martingayle, of Virginia Beach, is the Virginia State Bar's new president-elect. He will serve for a year, then succeed Sharon D. Nelson for the 2014–15 term as the first president from Virginia Beach. Martingayle took office June 14 during the VSB's annual meeting in Virginia Beach. Martingayle, an owner and partner of Bischoff Martingayle PC, just completed two terms as a 2nd District representative on the VSB Council and is chair of the Better Annual Meeting Committee. He serves on the Executive, Budget and Finance, and Legal Ethics committees. He also is a member of The Virginia Bar Association, Virginia Beach Bar Association, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and Federal Bar Association. Martingayle has extensive involvement in the community. He is founder and race committee member of the Allen Stone Memorial Run-Swim-Run and 5K Run; founder and event coordinator of the Virginia Beach Brave Heart RunSwim-Run; and legal advisor to the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad. Martingayle is a native of Richmond and graduated from Collegiate High School in 1985. He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College and has a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, 1991. VSB Dues Can Be Paid Online Lawyers can now renew their Virginia State Bar memberships and pay their dues online. Online Membership Renewal is available to members in good standing with active, active/Virginia corporate counsel, and associate memberships. Members also still have the option of renewing by postal mail. Dues statements were mailed June 14. The online service accepts individual attorney renewals only. Access is provided through the secure "Member Login" area of As with the paper statements, members who choose "Online Membership Renewal" certify whether they are covered by a professional liability insurance policy, select what voluntary sections His practice focuses on appeals; civil, commercial, employment, and estate litigation; civil rights; and constitutional, land use and zoning, and municipal and administrative law. He is married to Elisabeth Martingayle and has three children. The VSB E-News they wish to join, and pay their mandatory annual dues (including the mandatory $25 Clients' Protection Fund fee), plus any section dues, by credit card. The site accepts MasterCard and Visa, which can be applied to duesrelated payments only. These include late fees that accrue after the membership compliance deadline of July 31. The membership renewal, insurance certification, and dues payment are processed immediately, and a receipt is issued. Access to the Online Membership Renewal option is available until early October, when attorneys are administratively suspended for membership noncompliance. Have you been receiving the Virginia State Bar E-News? The E-News is a brief monthly summary of deadlines, programs, rule changes, and news about your regulatory bar. The E-News is emailed to all VSB members. If your Virginia State Bar E-News is being blocked by your spam filter, contact your email administrator and ask to have the domain added to your permissions list. Vol. 62 | June/July 2013 | VIRGINIA LAWYER 37

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