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Membership

Current Members

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Primary Goals

  • Promote the continuing education of local government attorneys in matters of common interest. LGA has been approved as an Accredited Sponsor by the MCLE Board of the Virginia State Bar since 1986.
  • Provide a forum through which members can exchange ideas and professional experiences of importance to local government attorneys.

Prospective Members

Membership Benefits
Download a printable membership application form.

There are currently four different categories of membership in the LGA:

Active Members

(1) Cities, counties, towns, and school districts of Virginia, which are represented by their civil legal counsel; and

(2) Virginia Municipal League and the Virginia Association of Counties, which are represented by their respective civil legal counsel.

Associate Members

(1) The Commonwealth of Virginia, represented by the Attorney General or his/her designee.

(2) Other local or regional government entities and departments of local government, or entities concerned with municipal law, who are represented by their attorneys; and

(3) Attorneys who engage in a practice specializing in one or more facets of municipal law.

Retired Members

A civil legal counsel who was formerly engaged on a full-time basis to represent a city, county, or town and who is not otherwise eligible to be an associate member, and who wishes to maintain a social affiliation with the LGA.

Judicial Members

A state court judge or federal judge in Virginia.

Membership renewal

Membership in the LGA coincides with the LGA’s fiscal year, September 1 through August 31. In the latter part of August, LGA automatically sends all previous year’s members an invoice for the coming year. If you have any questions regarding LGA membership and/or invoices, please contact the administrative director.