Better Annual Meeting

The Better Annual Meeting Committee works with Virginia State Bar staff to structure the Annual Meeting and to ensure that it's useful and relevant to lawyers. The committee suggests speakers, vets CLE presentations, and works with vendors. The committee welcomes your feedback and ideas.

2020-21 Committee

Sharon D. Nelson, Esq.
Chair
3975 University Dr Ste 225
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-359-0700  2021 / 2
Raymond B. Benzinger, Esq.
 
Law Office of Raymond B. Benzinger, P.C.
3975 University Dr., Suite 360
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-312-0410  2023 / 2
Irving M. Blank, Esq.
 
Blank & Marcus LLC
1st Floor
1804 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230
 804-355-0691  2021 / 2
Hon. Manuel Aggie Capsalis
 
Fairfax County General District Court
Second Floor/Judge's Chambers
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-246-4374  2021 / 1
Kyung Nam Dickerson, Esq.
 
Suite 540
8045 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182
 703-790-1900  2021 / 2
Charles Wilfred Durant, Esq.
 
12681 Autumn Crest Drive
Oak Hill, VA 20171
 703-855-2385  2022 / 2
Foster Samuel Burton Friedman, Esq.
 
Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner, PLLC
616 N Washington St
Alexandria, VA 22314
 703-836-9030  2023 / 2
Claire Guthrie Gastanaga, Esq.
 
American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia
701 E. Franklin St Ste 1412
Richmond, VA 23219-2510
 804-644-8080  2022 / 1
Chanel Ann Gray
 
Office of the City Attorney
306 Cedar Road
6th Floor
Chesapeake, VA 23322
 757-382-6940  2022 / 1
Ann Helen Kloeckner, Esq.
 
Legal Aid Works
PO Box 974
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
 540-371-1105  2021 / 2
Bretta Marie Zimmer Lewis, Esq.
 
Wolcott Rivers Gates
Suite 300
200 Bendix Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
 757-491-6220  2021 / 1
Martha JP McQuade, Esq.
 
McQuade Byrum PLLC
602 North Columbus Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
 703-548-4200x11  2022 / 1
Dipti Pidikiti-Smith, Esq.
 
Legal Services of Northern Virginia
4080 Chain Bridge Road 2nd Floor
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-684-0738  2022 / 1
Alexandra Ribe, Esq.
 
Murray Osorio PLLC
4103 Chain Bridge Rd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-352-2399  2023 / 1
Michael Wayne Robinson, Esq.
 
Venable LLP
8010 Towers Crescent Dr Ste 300
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
 703-760-1600  2021 / 2
David Watson Thomas, Esq.
 
Michie Hamlett Lowry Rasmussen & Tweel
310 4th St NE 2nd FL
Charlottesville, VA 22902
 434-951-7200  2022 / 1
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Brian Thornton Wesley, Esq.
 
Thornton Wesley, PLLC
PO Box 27963
Richmond, VA 23261
 804-874-3008  2021 / 1
Brian Lawrence Buniva, Esq.
Ex-Officio
B.L. Buniva Strategic Advisor, PLLC
SunTrust Building
919 E Main St Ste 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
 804-873-0610  ---- / -
Marni Elaine Byrum, Esq.
Ex-Officio
McQuade Byrum PLLC
602 North Columbus Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
 703-548-4200 ext.12  ---- / -
Jay Barry Myerson, Esq.
Ex-Officio
Suite 100
11860 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
 703-715-9600  ---- / -
Karen Ann Gould, Esq.
Liaison
Virginia State Bar
1111 E Main St Ste 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
 804-775-0550  ---- / -
Ms. Dolly Shaffner
Liaison
Virginia State Bar
1111 E Main St Ste 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
 804-775-0518  ---- / -
Mrs. Maureen D. Stengel
Liaison
Virginia State Bar
1111 E Main St Ste 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
 804-775-0517  ---- / -
Updated: Apr 07, 2021