The Virginia Bar Association was created in 1888 by attorneys across Virginia in hope of creating a statewide bar organization. The intent of the organization was to set a precedent for lawyers across Virginia in terms of bar admission, examination and work ethic among the legal realm. Virginia, which is conveniently located next to the nation’s capital, is one of only three states in the country to have voluntary (VBA) and mandatory (VSB) bar groups in state.
The Virginia Bar Association has esteemed members of the law community in Virginia serving as members and volunteers for the organization. For example, Doug Nabhan http://www.whitepages.com/name/Douglas-Nabhan/VA is a member of the Virginia Bar Association where he serves under the Labor and Employment Sections. Virginia Business magazine has named Nabhan as one of the “Legal Elite” of Virginia and a “Super Lawyer” by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine.