Fairfax County Attorney Named President-Elect Of the Virginia State Bar
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July 24, 2003
Fairfax County Attorney Named
Of the Virginia State Bar
Fairfax County Attorney David P. Bobzien is the new president-elect of the Virginia State Bar.
Bobzien has served the Virginia State Bar in various positions. Currently, he is a member of the VSB council, the executive committee, and the budget and finance committee. He also represents the executive committee on the Virginia Law Foundation's Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Bobzien is a past president and current board member of the Fairfax Bar Foundation. He is past president of the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia and past chair of the VSB local government law section.
Bobzien received his college education at Holy Cross College, graduating in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He went on to graduate from the law school at the University of Virginia in 1971. While serving as an army judge advocate general, he earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from The George Washington University. Later Bobzien worked in private practice, and then for the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility. During his time at the Justice Department, he served as the chairman of Fairfax County's Goals Commission and as a member of the Planning Commission. He left the Planning Commission in 1993 when he was appointed county attorney.
The Virginia State Bar was created in 1938 as a judicial branch agency operating as the administrative arm of the Supreme Court. All 24,000 active licensed lawyers in Virginia must belong, pay dues and demonstrate compliance with the licensing requirements of the VSB. The VSB is responsible for regulating the legal profession in Virginia, improving the availability and quality of legal services in Virginia, and assisting in the improvement of the legal profession and judicial system.
As president-elect of the VSB for the 2003-2004 term, Bobzien is a key
strategist in managing a growing organization with nearly 12 percent
growth in active membership from 1997 to 2002.
For more information, contact the Office of the County Attorney at 703-324-2421, TTY 711.
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