Special Events and Awards
Virginia Women Attorneys Association Annual Meeting & Program
In conjunction with its Annual Meeting on Friday afternoon, the VWAA will cosponsor a program with the VSB Diversity Conference, Diversity and the Rule of Law: Complementary or Contradictory? A reception will follow the program. More info.
Virginia Legal Aid Award Luncheon
The State Bar’s Access to Legal Services Committee and ALPS will sponsor a luncheon on Friday afternoon featuring the presentation of the annual Virginia Legal Aid Award. Ticketed Event. More info.
During the General Session on Saturday morning, the Virginia State Bar will honor those lawyers and judges who have completed fifty years as members in good standing. A special certificate will be presented to commemorate this remarkable milestone. Following the presentation, the Senior Lawyers Conference will host a continental breakfast for the honorees and their families. See a list of recipients.
General Practice Section Tradition of Excellence Award
The section will present its 26th annual award on Saturday morning during the General Session. More info.
VSB Conferences to Sponsor Annual Meetings & Awards
The Conference of Local Bar Associations, the Diversity Conference, the Senior Lawyers Conference and the Young Lawyers Conference will host events for their memberships on Friday, at which time each conference will present special awards to recognize the achievements of their constituents.
Friday’s activities will be highlighted by the Annual Banquet following the President’s Reception. Fairfax attorney, Sharon D. Nelson, will be sworn in as the 75th President of the Virginia State Bar. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Space limited. Ticketed event. More info.
Tunes Under the Stars
Friday, June 14, 9:00 p.m.
Cavalier Beach Club Deck
Immediately following the banquet, bring your family to the Cavalier Beach Club Deck and join the celebration with the smash hit party band, Hot Sauce, out of Charlotte, NC. More info.
Showcase CLE — Cocktail Party Advice:
How to Answer Basic Legal Questions You Received From Friends, Neighbors, Clients and Partners
Sponsored by the Senior Lawyers Conference More info.
Special Program — Attorney General Debate
The Young Lawyers Committee invites you to a very special event that only happens once every four years! This November, the Commonwealth will elect its new Attorney General. Come learn about the Republican and Democratic candidates, fresh from their primary election wins, and the big election issues in this lively political debate. One of the most veteran broadcasters in Hampton Roads, Cathy Lewis will moderate the debate Saturday morning. More info.
Just for Kids
There will be plenty of activities for your children during the meeting. During the Annual Banquet on Friday evening, your children (ages 4-10) can attend the Children’s Dinner. Ticketed Event.
On Saturday morning, the VSB will sponsor the 17th Annual Sand Castle Contest. In addition, the hotels offer a range of activities for your children.
Law in Society Essay Competition
Friday, June 15
The Law in Society essay competition is sponsored by the Virginia State Bar and its Litigation Section to increase awareness and appreciation of our legal system among high school students. More info.
Friday, June 15, Cavalier Beach Club, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! If you missed this activity last year, you have another chance to join the fun. Take a break from the beach and bring your family to the Lawyers Expo Hall on Friday afternoon for what promises to be a hilarious good time thanks to our special Bingo Caller… and there will be prizes, too! More info.
2013 Boardwalk Art Show & Festival
This year our meeting coincides with the 57th Annual Boardwalk Art Show! For more information, visit http://www.virginiamoca.org/outdoor-art-shows. Virginia Beach offers so much to explore that it’s hard to fit it all into one visit. Go to www.vbfun.com to discover all the things to do in the area!
Updated: March 15, 2013