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"All fifty states and the District of Columbia have statutory provisions in place that provide for recognition of online electronic notarial acts performed by Virginia e-notaries under Virginia law."

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Timothy S. Reiniger, Esq.

Tim Reiniger is an attorney currently serving as Director of the Digital Services Group of FutureLaw, LLC, in Richmond, Virginia. He specializes in information governance, digital identity law and strategy, electronic signature and notarization law, and e-commerce law. He is licensed to practice in California, New Hampshire and the District of Columbia.

He came to FutureLaw after six years as Executive Director of the National Notary Association. He is a nationally recognized expert on the notary office and information security, successfully advocating for path-breaking electronic notarization laws in Delaware, Florida, North Carolina, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico and Virginia. He has testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, the California House and Senate Judiciary Committees, the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee, and the Hague Conference on Private International Law.

As an author, Tim has contributed a chapter on United States electronic notarization law to “Foundations of Digital Evidence,” edited by George Paul and published by the American Bar Association. He is a member of the ABA’s E-Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee.

Early in his legal career, Tim practiced law in Manchester, NH, where he also served three terms on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen (1994-2000). Tim earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and holds a B.S.F.S., cum laude, in International Affairs from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

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