On Thursday, October 5, 2023, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a summary suspension order against attorney Sheila Bridget Thurmond Mayers. The suspension was ordered pursuant to Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13-23(D) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia, and it was effective immediately.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Sheila Bridget Thurmond Mayers,” with case no. 23-000-129100.

Mayers was required to notify all clients, opposing attorneys, and presiding judges in pending litigation of the suspension or revocation of her license, and to make appropriate arrangements for the disposition of matters in her care. She was also required to furnish proof to the Clerk of the Disciplinary System of the Virginia State Bar within 60 days of the effective date of the revocation or suspension that such notices had been timely given and arrangements had been made.

The specific misconduct that led to Mayers’ suspension was not mentioned in the filing.

According to avvo.com, Ms. Mayers is an attorney in Arlington, Virginia. 

A copy of the original filing can be found here.